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Moisture Solutions

Mold may begin growing indoors when mold spores land on surfaces that are wet. There are many types of mold, and none of them will grow without water or moisture.Green Home Solutions will help you identify the source of moisture that is causing the mold growth in your property.If the moisture proble...

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Solution When You Don't Have a Floor Drain for a Dehumidifier

Every so often I walk in and see that something that is done right that as an environmental professional you usually need to explain and in some instances maybe even beg people to do. That “done right” is the case in this picture. Most people will not jump out of bed in the morning and empty the...

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What an Early Cherry Blossom Time Means to You…… Especially if You Have Allergies

Today we are in peak Cherry Blossom season, one of the earliest dates EVER. Due to the mild winter, the Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival Activities were moved from the original scheduled dates to earlier this year. The official Cheery Blossom Festival statement ( http://www.nationalcherryblosso...

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Green Home Solutions Works with TestAll to Get Past the Mold Curse with Confidence

“YOU HAVE MOLD” are three words that nobody ever wants to hear. “Frustration”, “pain,” “distrust” and “uncertainty” are the words that often follow those first three words. Creating the TestAll program to fairly and fully address mold problems was not only a business need, it was an act of kindness....

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Asthma - What is in the Air You Breathe?

According to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2014, 7.7% of people in the United States had asthma. That equates to over 24 million people with the chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.

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​It’s Not Just Looking for Mold. It’s Not Just Spraying a Little Pixie Dust.

            There were leaks and a lot of mold in this church. As in many churches, there were members with medical challenges and concerns about the health of the members that could be effected by the mold. Nobody had looked to see WHY the roof leaked before we we...

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Aquarium, Nice to Look at ....Possible Source of Mold and Bacteria

         There is a fascination with living things. It can relax us to peek in on life and see it peacefully exist. Aquariums are not an exception. The sad news is that just like us humans they need oxygen. The difference is that in the case of aquariums, we need to pump the...

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Name the First Compound Made When Fossil Fuel is Burned

         The first chemical made when we burn any fossil fuel is good old, root of human life, critical to the existence of mankind….water.           Fuels are “hydrocarbons”, meaning the combination of hydrogen and carbon (you will get s...

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It’s the little Things …That Get You

          So the hot water tank starts dripping from the overflow pipe. Could be a problem with the TPR valve, maybe it is too much pressure in the water system and a "pressure reducing valve" is required where the water comes into the home . The thought “plumbers...

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Why You Can Still Have Mold After Spending a Ton of $ on Interior French Drains, and How We Can Help

         Interior French drains can be a very frustrating problem for many homeowners. The story starts with the homeowners spending a ton of money on putting in an interior French drain system and sump pump. Their intent is to get rid of the water leaking into the basement,...

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