Are Air Purifiers Worth It: Everything You Need to Now

Are Air Purifiers Worth It

When you take a deep breath, do you know what you’re inhaling? You might think that going inside spares you from outdoor pollutants. But according to the EPA, the levels of indoor air pollutants are often 2 to 5 times higher than outdoor levels. Sometimes even more.   It’s this startling information that might have you…

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What’s Making You Sick: The Benefits of Air Duct Cleaning

benefits of air duct cleaning

9 out of 10 of the world’s population breathes polluted air. In fact, it’s estimated that around 7 million people die each year because of breathing in fine particles that infiltrate the cardiovascular system and the lungs.  Even household air from things like cooking with polluted fuels and technologies caused over half of those deaths.…

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What Every Home Buyer Fears: Mold

mold safe - buying a new home

Mold is an issue that many people have to deal with at some point in their lives. It can be caused by a number of issues, including water damage and poor insulation. When mold occurs in a property, it leads to interior damage, structural issues and even exacerbation of health problems. If there is mold…

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Allergy Season: How Improving Your Indoor Air Quality Can Help

Allergy Season - Allergies and indoor air quality

Spring has sprung and allergy season is upon us. Not only will we see UV levels in the weather reports, but we will also see the pollen levels, too. Outdoor triggers in the springtime are the leading cause of irritated sinuses. While most people think about how clean their homes are, during allergy season –…

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How to Stop Condensation Inside Windows

If your home suffers from drippy, wet condensation on the inside of windows during cold weather, you’ve probably noticed it can make a real mess of everything below.  In the 20 years I spent as a professional home inspector, I’ve noticed all sorts of so-called DIY “solutions” for this problem, from rolled up towels strategically…

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Got Mold? Get Rid of it Yourself With These DIY Hacks

Finding mold in your home can be pretty scary.  But while many molds are generally harmless, some can contain mycotoxins and be harmful, which is why it’s smart to identify the source of a mold problem and take steps to remove it.  But is removing mold a DIY project or one that requires the specialized…

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