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The Silent Killer: Radon

Date: 06-2022

Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas detectable in trace amounts in the atmosphere. Radon gas is inert, colorless, odorless; completely undetectable. Outdoors, radon disperses rapidly and, generally, is not a health issue. However, inside homes, schools and workplaces, radon gas can build up and have serious health consequences. According to EPA estimates, radon is […]

How Does Mold Affect Those With Asthma?

Date: 05-2022

Asthma, which affects approximately 25 million Americans, is a long-term disease that causesinflammation and swelling of the airways. Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors and indoor allergens can often exacerbate asthma symptoms. Mold is one of those allergens. The CDC says, “Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores can cause a person […]

Moisture Means Mold

Date: 04-2022

Spring is here, which brings warmer outdoor temperatures and increasing humidity. Humidity, ofcourse, means moisture – and moisture could lead to mold.According to the CDC, damp and moldy environments may trigger health effects such as nasalstuffiness, coughing, throat irritation, etc. Mold is also a common trigger for those who sufferfrom asthma.In order to keep a […]

Important Information To Consider Prior To Inspection

Date: 11-2021

Need mold remediation done, but not sure where to start? Here is some important information to consider before your inspection or any remediation! 1. Mold remediation cannot be considered successful unless the air quality is tested after treatment. Mold is microscopic, so simply removing what is visible can lead to worse problems down the road. […]

Attic Mold Removal in Evanston

Date: 09-2021

Why is mold such a common problem in the attic? It has a lot to do with ventilation and moisture. Mold doesn’t show up without a good reason. If you’re seeing mold in this part of your home, it’s likely because there isn’t enough ventilation or there’s an untreated moisture source feeding mold. At Green Home […]

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