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2014-09-09 08:23:20

HOUSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heavy rainfall this winter may cause dangerous levels of mold to develop in houses vulnerable to water damage. Getting a residential mold inspection performed by a certified professional lets Houston residents take care of mold formation before it develops into a serious problem. An El Nino occurs when an upwelling of cold water off the coast of South America pushes warmer water into the western basin of the Pacific Ocean. These warm waters...

2014-09-07 23:00:14

Aire Serv has tips to check for and prevent mold from growing in the home. WACO, Texas (PRWEB) September 07, 2014 September brings the start of cooler weather and is also National Mold Awareness Month. As homeowners prepare their homes for the fall weather, one aspect that should not be overlooked is making sure mold growth in the home is not developing. Aire Serv has tips to check for and prevent mold from growing in the home. Controlling moisture in the home: Crawl spaces - crawl...

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2014-08-31 05:25:06

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The allergen and fungi mold is gross. It looks gross in its variety of colors. It grows in typically gross places (around toilet bowls, under sinks, in nooks and crannies). It feels gross and slimy if one happens to accidentally touch it. And frankly, it can smell pretty gross. When we walk into a place that has a plethora of mold, our noses tell us right away. Yes, mold is gross. And it is dangerous. There are types of molds...

2014-08-05 23:07:28

The HE53 Halogen Moisture Analyzer provides fast and reliable moisture results, giving companies maximum control over their manufacturing processes and ability to optimize product quality. The HE53 has been designed for simplicity to make it easy for even untrained operators to use. (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The HE53 entry level halogen moisture analyzer encompasses METTLER TOLEDO’s tradition for Swiss quality in a no-frills, easy-to-use instrument making moisture analysis accessible to...

2014-08-05 23:01:31

Rainbow International recommends homeowners act quickly at the first signs of mold and have a professional assessment of mold affected areas, have damaged areas removed, and eliminate moisture sources to reestablish a healthy home environment. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Mold doesn’t ask for much when it comes to a place to call home. In fact, all mold needs is a warm, moist surface to settle in and begin growing and causing damage and health issues for homeowners. Rainbow...

2014-07-10 23:02:41

In the summer, mold can thrive when humidity levels are high. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 When the weather gets hot, the air in homes can become humid, inviting mold to settle and thrive. Enviro-Test can get homes tested for mold and offer tips to help prevent mold during the summer months. In the summer, a closed house with the air conditioning turned off will have higher humidity levels than an air-conditioned home. A vacant house also receives little or no sunlight through...

2014-06-04 23:13:19

Clean Crawls, a Seattle-based crawl space cleanout and attic insulation company, recently released a blog post answering the top three questions that homeowners ask about crawl space humidity levels. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 “Homeowners want to know where to start,” Clean Crawls says in their recent blog article in which they answer the top three questions homeowners ask regarding crawl space humidity levels. “The answers to these questions give practical recommendations to...

2014-06-02 23:10:59

AttiCare, Insulation contractors service company in New Jersey, announces safer Insulation Removal services. Secaucus, NJ (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Many factors can lead to the need for attic insulation removal. Wet, moldy, dusty, feces- and chemical-laden insulation can be hazardous to the health of the family. Cellulose insulation in particular needs to be removed by a professional because cellulose absorbs moisture when the humidity is high; it gains weight, settles, and loses its R value....

2014-05-08 12:31:17

Mold issues in commercial properties. BALTIMORE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When you think about mold often, you think about the type you find in your own residence. Mold is commonly seen as a residential problem. However, mold is nondiscriminatory when it comes to find its source of food. Any building that has moisture and wood byproducts is susceptible to having a mold issue. Mold in these variety of buildings has risen concern among people, since there has been expansion...

2014-04-30 23:04:33

Indoor air pollutants have accumulated over the long winter in homes. Amityville, NY (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Indoor air has remained stagnant all winter long, and now it’s time to clean it out and get some fresh air inside the home. Enviro-Test is recommending that homeowners test the indoor air quality in their homes to ensure that the air is clean for the spring and summer. During the fall and winter, poor ventilation can cause indoor air pollution to accumulate to dangerous levels....


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.