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Whats in the Air You Breath? - 09/21/09 05:33 PM
Do you remember the first time in the spring, when you would open all the windows in the house to "air it out"? That breath of fresh air that I used to look forward to each spring seems to be missing today in our lives. Subdivisions have brought our homes closer together, development has increased roads and traffic, and the substantial increase in allergies, has resulted in many people today leaving their homes sealed shut year round. You can¡¦t blame anyone for not wanting to open their windows like in the years past, and have to listen today to the sounds (1 comments)
If you’re building your dream home Make Sure It's Protected from Mold - 09/17/09 02:43 PM
MicroShield Environmental Services a Central Florida based company has its own unique approach to providing you the mold protection you'll need. MicroShield begins their program with written field inspection reports from trained technicians then pretreats the completed structure prior to the insulation and drywall. MicroShield uses a 2 Step System to Clean, Disinfect, and Protect the Home. Both steps are safe, approved, and non-corrosive. The 1st Step Destroys Microorganisms on contact, Safely Cleaning and Disinfecting the Home. The 2nd Step is a permeable Encapsulant that prevents airborne microorganisms from regenerating when they come in contact with the treated surface. MicroShield then (0 comments)
Hurricane Season Important Storm Terms - 09/17/09 02:34 PM
Just a reminder that we are still in the middle of Hurricane Season which is June 1 - November 30. I wanted to remind everyone of the Hurricane Terms that we may be hearing on the news: · Tropical Depression - an organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 mph (33 knots) or less. · Tropical Storm - an organized system of strong thunderstorms with a defined circulation and maximum sustained winds of 39 to 73 mph (34-63 knots). · Hurricane - a warm-core tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 (0 comments)
How ‘s Your Office Indoor Air Quality IAQ - 09/17/09 02:24 PM
Air conditioning is "The process of regulating the quality, temperature, humidity, and circulation of air in a space enclosure." These are the design basics comfort management for the occupants within the modern office environment. The designer, building owner, or management company who disregards this is opening the doors to litigation which will be much more costly than any savings assumed to be created by not maintaining proper indoor comfort conditions. The premise behind the concerns for Indoor Air Quality is the comfort and well-being of the occupants within the workplace. The modern workforce has changed, with increased numbers of highly skilled (0 comments)
How to hire the right Indoor Air Quality Professional - 09/17/09 02:18 PM
What to look for when Hiring an IAQ Consultant or ContractorStudies have shown that most people spend 90% of their time in indoor environments. Indoor air quality (IAQ) issues impact the lives of people across the globe. Problems with poor air quality in buildings and homes can result in health concerns, liability issue, lost productivity, and decreased property values.IAQ problems in non-industrial buildings such as homes, schools and offices are often caused by complex, inter-related issues. Diagnosing and fixing the sources of poor IAQ may require the professional expertise of one or more consultants or contractors. It is important that individuals (0 comments)
Beware of the "Free Mold Inspection" - 09/17/09 02:15 PM
Like any other industry, the mold remediation and inspection business has its share of scams, cons, and rip off artists who seek to profit from your lack of knowledge about mold. The worst perpetrators of mold scams are mold removal/remediation contractors who also offer mold inspections and mold testing services. Their scam is creating non-existent mold problems and charging you thousands of dollars to fix them. If you encounter a mold inspector who also does mold removal/remediation, (or visa-versa) Just Say NO! There are plenty of quality contractors available that don't do both. And especially watch out for contractors who offer (2 comments)
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