From our fall storms, we’ve learned the dangers of flooded homes. Read this before you re-enter any flood-damaged home.
Some homes and climates require additional humidification (you read that right, not “de-humidification). But humidifiers have a host of dangers they introduce. To know whether humidification is best for you and your family, read here.
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Often we get questions about airborne testing results. Here’s a sample: Here we see that the exterior sample (#3) serves as the “control” value for the home, while the laundry room (#1) and the master bathroom (#2) are the “experimental” values. With this understood, interpreting the tables becomes easier. The outdoor air has considerably moreContinue reading “Airborne Mold Sampling”
In addition to our many other certifications and honors, we recently received the Mold and general certifications from the International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants. Check out our mold inspection guidelines at IAC2.org .
We often tell clients and trainees, “Trust your nose.” If you like being in a home, it’s more likely to be safe. If you can’t stand the smell, it’s likely worth finding out why. Allergens can be hidden, but often our sneezer finds them quickly. Those suffering from asthma also can sense air quality issues.Continue reading “Allergens in the Home”
Controlling moisture is the only way to control indoor mold growth, and controlling it also helps with pests and other issues. You may not know that the following activities and appliances add moisture to indoor air: Running dishwasher Drying firewood indoors Standing water in the foundation/crawlspace area Showering and running the tub Humidifier use VentingContinue reading “Moisture Makers in the Home”