If you regularly get headaches in your home this can be happening due to poor air quality. According to this article, one of two problems can be causing your headaches: mold or clogged air ducts. If you chronically have headaches… Read More
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The construction of attics and concrete slabs has historically been done as a simple, cost-effective way to support a floor or roof. Because of this, the impact these two areas have on a home’s energy costs and ability to keep… Read More
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) Rule, which concerns renovations on homes containing pre-1978 lead paint. The regulation requires clearance testing to detect the presence, or lack, of lead following any home renovation…. Read More
Surviving a flood without the loss of life or limb is obviously the paramount goal when nature rears its ugly head. But the unhappy aftermath of a flood is water damage that needs to be addressed before a family can return to its normal routine.
We’ve talked about the dangers of using humidifiers in the home because they can cause mold growth. We’ve also acknowledged that they can also have benefits too. There are some tips on this page for getting the benefits while avoiding the hazards.
It’s easy for an anti-humidifier bias to develop in this blog, because we’re primarily concerned about mold and anything that adds to indoor moisture has the potential to spread mold. However, as this article points out, cold air holds less moisture, low humidity causes problems too. In addition to drying out human skin, dry air causes static electricity, which can harm electronic equipment and causes wood to shrink and leave gaps. So we wanted to provide some advice should you need humidification in your home.