Water Damage and Wood Flooring: What You Need to Know

Water Damage and Wood Flooring: What You Need to Know

Water is one of the fundamental necessities for life on this planet, and is a critical ingredient in many substances.  You, yourself, are almost 60% water.  We drink it, bathe in it, swim in it, eat food grown with it – the list goes on and on. ...

Protect Yourself from Allergens, Mildew, and Mold in Your Home

No matter what time of year it may be, or how clean you keep your home, there can be a hidden danger, lurking, waiting to strike.  It can be growing right now, as we speak, threatening to cause health problems for you and your family.  It’s pervasive,...

Your Kitchen and Mold

Kitchen Mold Removal Are you concerned that black mold could be lurking in your kitchen, perhaps hiding in the cupboards? Not only is it unattractive, it can also cause respiratory problems for your family. The following guide can help you locate, prevent and destroy...

Debunking some toxic mold myths

In 2000, a new “toxic mold” panic swept the country, and after 16 years of untold lawsuits and billions of dollars spent, major myths still plague and unnecessarily panic association boards, managers and homeowners. The myths all too often cause exaggerated repairs,...

When Fresh Air Went Out of Fashion at Hospitals!

How the hospital went from luxury resort to windowless box. (uchar / iStock) By Jeanne Kisacky, Zócalo Public Square SMITHSONIAN.COM JUNE 14, 2017 820257 In the March 1942 issue of the journal Modern Hospital, Charles F. Neergaard, a prominent New York City hospital...

Builders respond to mold complaints in Parkland homes

Residents living in newly built homes in Parkland are complaining of mold, and at least two big builders have taken steps to fix the problem. Sowande Johnson, director of development services for Parkland, said WCI Communities Inc. and Standard Pacific of Florida have...

California Lead Safety Enhancement Act of 2016

SB 1073, the California Lead Safety Enhancement Act of 2016 California Lead Safety Enhancement Act of 2016 was recently introduced by Senate Majority Leader Bill Monning (17th Dist). The bill eliminates regulatory confusion regarding certification for lead paint...

Is Formaldehyde in your wood flooring?

Is Formaldehyde in your wood flooring? Lumber Liquidators violated California’s air-quality controls by importing wood with formaldehyde Beleaguered flooring retailer Lumber Liquidators is paying $2.5 million to settle allegations that some of its products...

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