Who should read My House is Killing Me!?
“People with asthma and allergies, doctors, home inspectors, trades people, or anyone interested in maintaining a healthy home.”
Ed G. from North Carolina
My House is Killing Me! The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma
• “Much as physicians cure sick persons, Mr. May and other indoor air quality professionals ‘cure’ homes and buildings.” Jonathan M. Samet, M.D., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
• “This is the best book I’ve read in years. I couldn’t put it down.It painlessly educates the reader about problem homes.” Ellen McGrady, The Mold Reporter.
• “…it is reassuring the find a resource to which I can direct my patients for practical and reliable information!” Frank J. Twarog, Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School
• “…a must read for patients with respiratory problems and the physicians who care for them…also for anyone who owns a home or is about to purchase or renovate one.” Richard S. Irwin, M.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
• “…superb book with a multitude of examples of homes with poor indoor air quality.” Paul Enright, M.D., Pulmonologist
• “A first-rate reference that is enjoyable to read.” William Beatty, American Library Association
• “Asthma and allergy sufferers, this book is essential reading…” Library Journal, Cahners Business Information
• From Amazon.com:
“A fine book and answers many important questions about indoor pollutants.”
“One of the best of the books on detoxifying your home.”
“A real eye-opener… a read.”
“Full of practical, doable things YOU can do around your house to make it a healthier environment. ”
• From readers’ letters and e-mails sent to Jeff May:
“Reads like a detective story.”
“Couldn’t put it down once I started.”
“Very helpful in partially mitigating my asthma symptoms.”
“Has valuable tools that people can use to help themselves.”
“Should be required reading for everyone who breathes indoors!”
“Nothing has been written that is quite like it.”
The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health
• “An indispensable and accessible resource for homeowners.” Johns Hopkins University Press
• “Clear explanations and practical advice.” Johns Hopkins University Press
• “The authors furnish clear explanations, examples from actual situations, and valuable advice gleaned from May’s 15 years’ experience. A storehouse of knowledge presented in a readable style…” Library Journal
•”Despite the name ‘survival guide,’ I found this a calm and informative guide to environmental mold issues. It explained in an understandable way the scientific issues around mold such as what mold is, how it can be a health hazard, and more importantly how mold is not some sort of invisible killer, but something that requires certain conditions to become a problem.” Marc, from Brookline, MA.
• “…(May) brings real-world experience with the scientific understanding to match. That is a rare combination. This book is a good read for the lay individual concerned about mold, the parent with a child with asthma, chronic sinusitis, or chronic non-seasonal allergy. It is also a good read for mold professionals of limited experience and those planning to enter the profession.” Thad Godish, Ph.D., C.I.H., Ball State University
• “Recommended particularly for concerned homeowners and renovation architects, The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health outlines the causes of moisture problems in old and new buildings. Leading you through his most tried-and-true forensic methodologies, Jeff May gives you tools to root out the causes of the bedeviling musty odors that have forced homeowners to flee their homes.” Courtney Miller, ArchitectureBoston
My Office is Killing Me! The Sick Building Survival Guide
• “Bacteria and mold may lurk in office carpets, the heating system, and other places causing allergy and asthma symptoms, while vapors emitted by furniture and equipment add other symptoms..finally, here’s a book to focus on the place adults spend most of their daily lives, the office.” Diane C. Donovan, California Bookwatch
• “The best source of information on sick buildings that I’ve ever read. If you suffer from sinusitis, asthma, or other symptoms when you go to work, buy this book.” Paul Enright, M.D., Research Professor of Medicine, University of Arizona
• “Jeff May has done it again. This easy-to-read book is both scientifically accurate and practical for anyone who is concerned about the air we breathe.” Jay Portnoy, M.D., Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
• “Millions of us experience poor indoor air without the slightest idea why or what can be done about it . . . This book gives you information about the indoor air you breathe so you can influence how healthy it should be. Thank you, Jeff May, for making the complex and diverse field of indoor air quality so accessible and entertaining.” Jack Spengler, Harvard School of Public Health
Jeff May’s Healthy Home Tips: A Workbook for Detecting, Diagnosing and Eliminating Pesky Pests, Stinky Stenches, Musty Mold, and Other Aggravating Home Problems
• “If your nose gets congested, you develop a sinus headache, or your asthma often gets worse after an hour or two at home or at work, buy one of Jeff’s books to find the cause and a way to fix it (and he didn’t pay me to say this).” Paul Enright, MD, WebMD.
• “ Accessible language, step-by-step instructions, and clear, identifying diagrams and photos.” AARC Times
• “Jeff May’s Healthy Home Tips is a home- and health-improvement guide that allows readers to identify suspected pollutants and allergens in their homes – and get rid of them once and for all!” Fresh Air, Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
• “Jeff May’s Healthy Home Tips is an interactive book offering checklists, diagrams, photos and tips to help you clean your home.” Atlanta Home Improvement.
• “…filled with step-by-step instructions for what to avoid, what to look for, and how to fix it.” Asthma and Allergy Bulletin, New England Chapter