Wishing You Happy New Year and Good Health
As we turn the calendar from 2016 to 2017, it is a time of reflection, thanks, renewal and new beginnings all at the same time. We reflect upon the good fortune we have to make our living giving people a healthy environment. We are thankful for t...Continue reading
Story of this Leg Lamp from the 1983 movie “A Christmas Story”
Many people are struggling with health and odor problems in their homes. The questions that we most often get are: What is it? Why do we have it? What can we do about it? We go into many homes and see many things. We can help solve underlying problems that are the source and cause of mold. The healt...Continue reading
Can a New House Have Mold?
Absolutely, a new home, even while under construction can have mold problems. The sneaky thing here is that the home could have the mold covered up with new wall finish and paint. Just to give perspective, many builders now have the materials for a home inspected for mold before it is unloaded by th...Continue reading
This is a Great Slideshow About Indoor Air Polution
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Metro Media Writes "Mold Tips for Your Home"
Mold plays an important role in nature. Mold breaks down dead organic matter, including fallen leaves, and speeds up the decomposition process so nutrients can return to the soil as quickly as possible. But mold inside a home can be a formidable foe, triggering allergic reactions and increasing a pe...Continue reading
Mold Is Important for Our Food and Medicines
Mold is from the family of fungi. That is a distinction shared with the mushroom, a very common food and source of medicine. Many of us would be dead from an infection by now if not for penicillin and other antibiotics derived from mold. In this instance, penicillium is the source mold from which we...Continue reading
Selecting a Childcare Facility for Your Child
A child born today will grow up exposed to more chemicals than a child from any other generation in our nation's history. According to the EPA, of the 85,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today, only a small fraction has been tested for toxic...Continue reading
Christmas Trees and Decorations Can Bring Allergies and Asthma Along with Good Cheer
Merry Christmas and please pass the antihistamine or inhaler---‘tis the season for asthma and allergies. Like Aunt Helen’s twice re-gifted fruit cake, sneezing and congestion are simply not welcome guests at the family holiday celebration. Why Allergies...Continue reading