Why You Should Avoid Batt Insulation

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One of the most common things I get asked after presenting an estimate to a potential client is “Why do you have to remove the insulation in the crawlspace?” It’s typically followed up with, “Don’t we need that?” I then go into detail on how we have to remove the batt insulation to treat the…

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A Mold Expert’s Opinion: The Truth About Black Mold

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There’s something black growing on the tiles, grout, and ceiling in your bathroom. It feeds on the excess moisture, it loves the dark, and it doesn’t sleep. It’s… black mold! Now you’re left with questions: Is black mold dangerous? Is black mold toxic? What kills black mold? How fast can I google “black mold removal?”…

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Why You May Need a Dehumidifier

santa-fe compact 70 pint dehumidifier for basement, crawlspace or whole house

What’s that musty smell? Why are my floors cupping and creaking? Why do pests keep invading my home? What is this fuzzy stuff growing on my shoes in the closet? Why do my allergies get worse when I’m inside my home? If you find yourself asking any of these questions, your home may be suffering…

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality Organically

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Is My Air “Quality?” Everyone wants to breathe fresh, clean air when inside their home. Most of us probably assume that the air we are breathing is clean and free of airborne chemicals like formaldehyde, toluene, styrene, xylenes, and trichloroethylene. The truth is, these chemicals do exist in the air we breathe inside our homes…

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What is Mold

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It’s happened to all of us: The blueberries you picked up a few days ago are now blanketed in an unappetizing fuzz. The white grout in the shower has mysteriously turned pink. A suspicious musty smell is wafting up from under the kitchen sink.   The culprit? Mold.   No matter how or where it…

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