Protect Your Home From Pests

Termites aren’t the only pests that can cause problems in your home—they’re just the ones that get all the press from pest control companies. Today we’re going to discuss some of the other pests you’ll want to keep a weather eye out for…

There are other wood-destroying bugs you need to be aware of…

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Quick – Repair That Concrete!

It’s a law of nature, concrete cracks. Cracks in your foundation doesn’t mean that it’s strength has been threatened— reinforced steel in the concrete will maintain the integrity of your foundation. But there’s another problem…

So what’s the big deal?

Unfortunately these cracks allow …

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Damp Basement Solutions

A leaky basement can be a nightmare: the pervasive damp can cause mold growth and musty smells, items stored down there can be ruined, and the foundation can even be damaged by persistent water!

If you have moisture, drips, seepage, or other water related issues in your basement, you need to get it sealed and dried out fast, before…

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Help! I’ve Got Mold

Removing mold from your home can be a tricky procedure – do it wrong and you risk releasing mold spores into the air creating or making your health issues even worse.

If you or someone in your family suffers from allergies, asthma or a weak immune system it’s probably a better idea to let someone else do the clean up for you. If it’s impossible for…

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Mold – the Hidden Health Hazard

Mold is made up of microscopic organisms that can be found everywhere – inside and out – some of them are good (such as penicillin) but many of them can be extremely toxic to your health.

Mold can grow on any organic surface…

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The Air Exchanger

It’s just not practical or sensible to throw open a window or run a fan during winter. Yet all that stale and increasingly toxic air is bad for your health.

Some choice plants and a UV light system have helped to clear the air to a degree but if you really want to be sure your air is toxin-free you’ll need to find a practical method for circulating and refreshing your household air without the need for opening a window or using a fan.

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Your Second Line of Defense…

This month we’ll look at your second line of defense – the UV light. This relatively inexpensive addition to your home can be easily installed into your hot air furnace where it’ll help clear your home’s air from molds, bacteria, etc.
What is UV light.

UV or ultraviolet light comes in 3 distinct …

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Cleaner Air – The Inexpensive Way

Gardeners have known it for a long time and now science is proving it – houseplants not only add beauty to your home but they’re also a valuable weapon against indoor air pollution, absorbing harmful chemicals and improving air quality.

Studies conducted in a US space center in the early 1980s provided evidence that the ability of houseplants to improve indoor air quality and your health is…

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Do You Have Quality Air?

Is the air in your home making you sick?

Home air quality is based upon many factors that you can control. In this article we’ll talk about common pollutants that can be found in the air you breathe and how you can find out which ones your home is suffering from.
Air quality a risk?

Did you know that the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Science Advisory Board rated indoor air pollutants…

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The Dangers of Off-Gassing

Off-Gassing? What on earth…

Have you ever sniffed in pleasure… or maybe dismay… at that new paint, carpet, or even furniture smell in your home? Ever wondered what caused that smell?

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