Interior French Drain Can Create and Odor and Mold Problems

Date: 03-2017

Another Solution Should Have Been Considered for This Home with an Interior French Drain Installed in the Basement Most people have these systems installed to correct foundation leaks. The idea is that water is collected in the pipes and gravel installed under the concrete floor. This often becomes a source of odor and mold in […]

A Top 10 Question: What Air Purifier Should I Buy?

Date: 03-2017

We could also title this: Why not to use the iconic Sharper Image Ionic Breeze? Not only is what air purifier a top 10 question, it is often a topic of discussion brought up by environmental consultants, particularly when we get to a property that has an ozone producing air cleaner such as the Ionic […]

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

Date: 03-2017

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 […]

Moisture Solutions

Date: 03-2017

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 problem is not resolved, […]

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

Date: 03-2017

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.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/ ) Every spring, nearly 1,700 Cherry Blossom trees lining Washington […]

Asthma – What is in the Air You Breathe?

Date: 03-2017

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.