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Air Quality

A professional mold inspector can be very helpful if conducted correctly, but an increasing awareness of the dangers of mold has likewise increased the number of so-called "professional mold testers" who don't understand the relationship between contaminants found in the air or dust and the...

Bathroom Cleaning

Mold is not just a cleaning issue, it’s a health concern as well.  It’s been called the next asbestos due to its potential effects on human health.  If the research is right, over 50% of our homes have indoor mold. That leaves a lot of families exposed to its effects, which range from itchy...

Carpenter Ants and Bees

As winter fades, spring sunshine begins to warm up interest in home construction projects. But this can also be a time of home destruction as termite swarms arrive in the Southeast United States. Once temperatures are consistently above freezing, these wood-destroying pests swarm inside homes...

Building and Remodeling

Radon exposure in the home poses a serious health threat. Radon is a colorless, odorless gas that occurs naturally when uranium in the soil breaks down, and if inhaled, radon can cause damage to your lung tissues and lead to lung cancer.

Radon typically moves up through the ground to the air...

Dehumidifiers

With today's homes being built tighter and tighter, the risk of having a mold problem has increased. The tighter a home is, the more likely the buildup of moisture that invites household mold and mildew. When preventing mold from spreading in your home consider the following:

Mold and Real Estate

Mold in a home can be a serious concern if you’re buying or selling a house, or just looking out for your family’s health. And when you’re wondering if a home harbors harmful mold, you don’t have time to wait and find out.

Healthful Home 5-Minute Mold Test identifies the presence of bad...