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Carol Parr

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April 4, 2020

What COVID-19 is Teaching Us About Flexibility

Over the past month, Australia’s measures to control the spread of the coronavirus have profoundly changed the way we interact with the built environment, with our homes. Basically, it means people are spending the majority of their day at home rather than another place like our work, school and indoor…
Case Studies
January 19, 2020

Why Buy Organic Cotton Sheets?

We asked our supplier of SleepFROG organic cotton sheets to tell us more about their products and why we should be buying materials made from organic cotton. This is a new product for us here at Mitey Fresh from our long time colleagues from across the ditch in New Zealand.…
Tips
August 12, 2019

Something To Sneeze At

Spring is just around the corner and that means continual sneezing, unable to stop coughing, itchy eyes, stuffy nose, tightness of the chest, headaches, dizziness, fainting, itchy, irritating skin, hives (urticaria), diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea for those with pollen allergies. Sound familiar? Airborne pollens are certainly the most troublesome culprits…
How To
July 29, 2019

How to Use a Vacuum Cleaner Properly

Hold on a minute, you’re thinking. Why in the world do I need to vacuum my hard surface floors by hand when I have an automatic vacuum cleaner? Shouldn’t that little robot be doing all the work for me? Well, yes. Some of it. But automation with a human touch,…
Mould
July 15, 2019

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome CIRs and Mould

Some time ago I was asked my opinion on Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome and it's connection with mould, from a Building Biologists point of view. It's such a huge topic that involves many professionals and research however I felt it was important that I documented my discussion as it raised…
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