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Forum: The Mindful Home   06-20-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,320
Posted By Barcino
Ladies with the recent Aura paint issues please...

Ladies with the recent Aura paint issues please contact me directly. I will send you batch numbers and info.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-31-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Barcino
Thank you! Yes the contractor said we could put...

Thank you! Yes the contractor said we could put a fan out to minimize the dust. It's the side yard so i think I would be ok with that. I rather it be out than in.
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-20-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Barcino
Thanks - that is a good point.   Our house is...

Thanks - that is a good point.   Our house is new - 2000 the contractor who is very reputable said there were no issues and was way more simple than I was making it out to be.  They are also good at...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-08-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Barcino
Thank you!.   We painted in March with Benjamin...

Thank you!.   We painted in March with Benjamin Moore Aura which we have used a ton before with zero problems but this time something is wrong and the smell won't go away.  We primed over it and...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-06-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 17,084
Posted By Barcino
Take the drawer out where the soap dispenses -...

Take the drawer out where the soap dispenses - mild can form there. Always leave door open in front loader. Regularly do a wash with bleach. I also try to leave my hot washes for the last load of...
Forum: The Mindful Home   05-06-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 245
Posted By Barcino
I have a room that might end up needing to be...

I have a room that might end up needing to be torn to studs, all drywall removed and re-drywalled.  Nightmare.  It is the last room on the upstairs hallway.  I think it should be ok to seal from...
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Barcino
I sent it back - I bought through Allergy Buyers...

I sent it back - I bought through Allergy Buyers Club and they have a no questions asked return policy.   I need to do some more research and decide on that one again or another. 
Forum: The Mindful Home   04-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,320
Posted By Barcino
Oh goodness so glad to hear this because we are...

Oh goodness so glad to hear this because we are going through the same thing.  Painted Aura benjamin moore Low VOC 4 weeks ago and we still have residual smell in the room when we close it up.  I am...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-05-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Barcino
Thanks so much!  I will continue to do that as...

Thanks so much!  I will continue to do that as soon as the terribly cold temperatures lift - I will go back to airing out.  Once I am in the house I can't smell it at all. It is just that initial...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By Barcino
So I moved to our new house which had new carpet...

So I moved to our new house which had new carpet put in about 2.5 months ago or so.  When we first saw the house now about 2 mo ago I could def. smell the carpet.   Now for the most part the carpet...
Forum: Women's Health   09-15-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
I am doing a lot better - still not healed but I...

I am doing a lot better - still not healed but I was able to sleep and I am not in constant pain.  Now just eating super healthy and trying to keep things running smoothly so things heal up.  I will...
Forum: Women's Health   09-12-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
Went to a color rectal especialist today and...

Went to a color rectal especialist today and after the most horrible exam that was worse than natural labor I was told I was impacted and had a tear :(   I was given a cortisoid/numbing medecine and...
Forum: Women's Health   09-12-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
I just finished the cereal with a little bit of...

I just finished the cereal with a little bit of raw milk.  I am thinking part of what got me here is not eating enough due to a lot of stress that has been going on.  So I am going to try and...
Forum: Women's Health   09-11-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
Literally considering an enema out of sheer...

Literally considering an enema out of sheer desperation.  I chugged metamucil -more colace - some vein leg vitamins that I read somewhere helped someone with hemorrhoids -vitamin b6 - probiotics -...
Forum: Women's Health   09-11-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
I will be buying some dill pickles then!

I will be buying some dill pickles then!
Forum: Women's Health   09-11-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
Thanks so much ladies - it is so miserable.  It...

Thanks so much ladies - it is so miserable.  It is hard to balance then need to go with the need to not strain.  I know that colace takes a bit to fully kick in so hopefully today is not as hard of...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-11-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Barcino
No it is not ionic - but it does seem to be a...

No it is not ionic - but it does seem to be a common thing.  The carbon and the potasium filters apparently give a smell.  I am trying to run it on high to see if gets rid of it soon - otherwise it...
Forum: Women's Health   09-10-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By Barcino
I have been under a lot of stress and I think...

I have been under a lot of stress and I think that it triggered my hemorrhoids into a flare up.
My problem is that although I am doing all I can - adding stool softener, drinking tons of water - I...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-09-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Barcino
My house finally doesn't smell - took about...

My house finally doesn't smell - took about aweek and a half for it to go.  We did not get headaches or anything but I am sure there was some off gassing going on but it truly did smell like wood...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-04-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By Barcino
I am so sorry you are going theough that. i will...

I am so sorry you are going theough that. i will say i have learned that i cant live in brand new construction and i have to be very careful about renovations. What I do is be sure to open our...
Forum: The Mindful Home   09-04-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Barcino
This is the second unit I get - I got an...

This is the second unit I get - I got an autimatic air purifier in fact this is my second unit because I thought first was defective - but when I run this $700 air purifier it smell! Has some kind...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-29-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Barcino
BTW as an example of how sensitive my nose is...

BTW as an example of how sensitive my nose is ...  DH painted a dime size touchup on my daughters room with a no voc paint and after a day I can still smell it.  I did not even know he had painted -...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-29-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Barcino
You know I think you are right - I smell...

You know I think you are right - I smell EVERYTHING.  I guess I expected my house to smell totally like my house ...  I just smell new wood in my house.  People have commented it smells like new...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-27-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Barcino
I have had friends who had their floors stained...

I have had friends who had their floors stained in November - and no lie I still smell the smell.  It might have been the product used.  

I will say - my engineered floors are supposed to be carb...
Forum: The Mindful Home   08-27-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Barcino
Aren't the finishes on hardwoods installed at...

Aren't the finishes on hardwoods installed at home fairly strong?
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