Moldy Health Problems!

Date: 04-2017

People’s sensitivity to mold, like most health impacts, exists on a spectrum. Some people simply seem to not be affected by the presence of mold in their home, while others notice severe and immediate symptoms. Such reactions are similar to seasonal allergies in their outward presentations; however, even those who don’t notice any symptoms are […]

Crawlspace Encapsulation as a Critical Part of Correcting a Wet Crawlspace

Date: 04-2017

A Crawlspace Liner is a critical part of solving the issues we have in this and many homes. Audit or Assessment of the conditions in the crawlspace is essential for successful and lasting results. PHOTO IS OF A DIRTY NASTY SMELLY CRAWLSPACE BEFORE LINER The first step is identifying the underlying causes of odor and […]

Healthy Home Tips in the Category of Simple Things I Never Thought of

Date: 04-2017

Ladies Home Journal pointed out that when we flush the commode, the moving water sends a bacteria filled mist into the air. This mist can have mold, germs, bacteria and when you inhale the mist you can become infected with whatever the organic things that are living in your toilet tank. The mist from flushing […]

Leading Sources of Pollution in Your Home That Can Affect You, Your Child or Pet

Date: 04-2017

Craft Supplies and Dark Colored Plastics and Toys Even the products labeled nontoxic can contain solvents that are dangerous when inhaled.Many glues, paints, markers and other craft supplies contain solvents that can be dangerous particularly to children.Many imported products such as jewelry kits, makeup, plastic parts that can be chewed and paints contain lead which […]

Sorting Out the Right or Wrong? Things to Minimize Allergens in Your Home

Date: 04-2017

You are just trying to keep your child from having an Asthma attack. You run around in circles because there is real confusion about the right and wrong things to do to minimize dust and allergens Dust the furniture with Pledge? Is your carpet sweeper putting allergens in the air? Open the window or shut […]

The Most Common Symptoms of Sick Building Syndrome or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Date: 04-2017

The possible list of symptoms of Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, a/k/a Sick Building Syndrome or Environmental Illness, is almost endless – varies from one patient to the next. Also worthy of mention here is the fact that there is no sharp demarcation between the symptoms of MCS and those of ME/CFS/CFIDS/PVFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis – chronic fatigue), […]

Warning Signs of HVAC Mold

Date: 04-2017

One common, yet often unexpected, source of mold in homes and businesses comes from the HVAC system. While good ventilation is a key component of any mold-prevention strategy, once the HVAC system becomes tainted with mold, it can facilitate the spread of spores throughout the building. Needless to say, mold in your HVAC system is […]