Can you recommend a nontoxic fabric treatment to protect my ivory couch from stains?

— Dawn Keith, Centennial, CO

Answered by Mary Cordaro on February 19, 2009

I just finished remodeling my basement. Can you help me choose mold-resistant flooring?

— Meryam Sheriaty, Baldwin, NY

Answered by Mary Cordaro on February 19, 2009

What do you think of memory foam mattresses and toppers? Are they safe?

— Deborah Gerard, Alford, MA

Answered by Mary Cordaro on February 19, 2009