Is Asbestos Really Banned?
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “all types of asbestos cause lung cancer, mesothelioma, cancer of the larynx and ovary, and asbestosis,” making it a highly toxic chemical that negatively impacts tens of thousands of Americans every year. That being said, the dangers of asbestos exposure are common knowledge, so it may lead one to wonder: Is asbestos banned...READ MORE
Did Your Mold Remediation Fail?
Perhaps your war against mold wages on, or maybe you’re on the brink of success in that battle, but you’re simply not sure whether calling in the cavalry actually helped your cause. Metaphors aside, after the remediators have packed up their gear and left your property, one question may linger: Did it work? Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IS...READ MORE
Getting Down and Dusty: How The Little Things Can Make A Big Difference
It creates a thin, hazy film on your long-neglected shelves and home decor, floats virtually unseen throughout any space you may walk through, and is one of the most persistent and common irritants to be found. Simply put, dust is all but inescapable. How, then, are you to cut down on the seemingly endless volume of particles in your home...READ MORE
A Question of Causation: Sick Building Syndrome
Did you know that indoor air quality problems cost the U.S. economy approximately $168 billion annually, as reported by the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)? And while that tidbit may be concerning in and of itself, it only begs the question — what is the source of such financial strain on the individual property owner on such a regular...READ MORE
Home for the Holidays: Filtration, Fine Particles, and Your Fireplace
The first moment you get to light up your fireplace with your family is often a tender one (or should we say a tinder one?). After all, the lighting of the fireplace often signals the official start of the winter and, thus, the holiday season. But as heartwarming as evenings around the fireplace may be, have you ever given much...READ MORE