Winter is a Great Time to do Indoor Air Quality Testing

The winter can bring wonderful holidays and fun snow days, but it can also bring great threats to indoor air quality (IAQ). In fact, it probably brings some of the greatest threats to IAQ, such as pollution from fireplaces and/or combustible heating sources (e.g. furnaces and stoves). All heating sources emit fine particulates that can[…]

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Mold in Winter: Learn Where it Commonly Grows and How to Prevent It

Mold is a harmful organism that can negatively affect you and your home. The potential for mold formation is greater during the winter, which is why you should take extra precautions during this time. Dehumidifiers and exhaust fans can help remove the moisture from your home, but there’s more you should do. Most importantly, checking[…]

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Fall is a Great Time to Get Your Carpets Cleaned

Carpets take a beating during the summer, as spending more time outside and summer vacation means heavier foot traffic. So, by the end of the season, your carpet will be filled with dirt, grime, bad smells, dust and other allergens. Fortunately, the fall is the perfect time to clean up after your summer activities and[…]

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Carpet Cleaning Myths

Carpet is popular flooring that’s often selected because it’s comfortable and versatile. However, it’s also famous for being difficult to clean. Worst of all, many carpet cleaning tricks are actually detrimental to carpet and don’t actually clean or remove stains. Because these tricks don’t actually work, they’re more accurately categorized as myths. These myths are[…]

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Preventing Mold Growth in the Summer

Mold can be a major problem, especially during the summer, as most strains of mold grows in a warm environment. Because mold is more prevalent during the warmer months, homeowners must be extra diligent in taking preventative measures. With a bit of forethought, care and maintenance, you should be able to prevent mold and the[…]

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