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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This Fall Prepare Your Home to Prevent Mold and Mold Allergens

Mold allergens are most prevalent during the fall – just waiting around the corner to strike allergy sufferers. However, there are ways to protect against these allergens and stop mold before it begins to grow. If you’re susceptible to developing allergies (particularly a mold allergy), reducing your exposure starts in your home. This means preparing[…]

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Myths About Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew are infectious growths that can make your home unsafe and unlivable. They can ruin your furniture, your flooring, your walls, the wood surrounding your windows and so much more. It’s common knowledge that excessive moisture buildup causes mold and/or mildew growth, but there are still many fallacies surrounding these two nuisances. Below[…]

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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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