I need to find low-toxic carpet for my rental apartment. What are some reliable brands?

— Linda MacEwen, Santa Monica, CA

Answered by David Rodriguez on November 6, 2009

What is truly the healthiest wood floor option, and what are the safest finish products to use?

— Stewart Forsbrand, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Answered by Victoria Schomer on September 17, 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 are the best low-maintenance, durable stains and urethane finishes for wood floors?

— Zoe Redick, Scottsdale, AZ

Answered by J Neufeld on December 4, 2008

Which species of wood are the most sustainable?

— Judy Torrance, Houston, TX

Answered by J Neufeld on December 4, 2008

Do you have any tips for finding an eco-friendly rug?

— Barbara Prah, Uniontown, PA

Answered by Cynthia Phakos on November 26, 2008