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Healthy Crawl SpacesHealthy Crawl Spaces

There is an old-fashioned belief still supported by some building codes and general contractors across the U.S. concerning crawl spaces. The belief that crawl spaces should be vented is greatly contributing to the problem of damp, moldy and decaying crawl spaces becoming a true housing epidemic. According to this belief, crawl ... [read more]

Quality Vacuums and Air Systems Keep Allergens out of your LifeQuality Vacuums and Air Systems Keep Allergens out of your Life

Vacuuming does more than improve your home's appearance. A proper vacuuming also makes the area a cleaner, healthier place to live. If you or someone else in the house suffers from asthma or allergies, then carpet-borne particles from pet dander, dust mites, dust mite feces, pollen, and dust are all ... [read more]

Mold TroublesMold Troubles

Mold is a bothersome little problem that can appear anywhere in your home. Mold spores are invisible to the naked eye, but once water comes into the picture they can grow into potentially toxic substances. If you have mold growing in your home, your best bet is to have a ... [read more]

House Detox: Controlling Indoor PollutionHouse Detox: Controlling Indoor Pollution

Controlling indoor pollutants A few more weeks and summer will be over.  Outdoor furniture will be folded or put away, pools covered, and gardens prepared for a long winter nap. Our windows will be closed, and we will try to close, seal, insulate and caulk every air leak to protect our ... [read more]

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