Protecting Your Child From Mold-Induced Asthma Attacks
31 December 2014
Children are especially vulnerable to mold. When your home is suffering from a major mold infestation and you are in the process of mold remediation, you will also need to take steps to protect your children from mold, especially if your child suffers from asthma.
Keep Babies Away from Mold
If your baby is exposed to mold, there is a greater risk that your baby will develop asthma that will continue to follow your child for the rest of his or her life.
Why Resealing Your Duct Work Is Important
23 December 2014
Your air ducts carry heated and cooled air from your furnace and air conditioning systems to your living spaces. Keeping these conduits well maintained is essential to insuring that your systems are working at peak efficiency. Over time, vibrations from the systems and minor settling to your house can cause the connections in these ducts to because loose and possibly even to come apart.
Having your ducts re-sealed corrects these problems and offers a myriad of benefits:
Do You Speak Refrigerator? How To Recognize What Your Fridge Is Saying To You
19 December 2014
Refrigerators can make some really weird noises. If your fridge seems to be talking to you, it might just be trying to tell you that all systems are running smoothly. It could also be telling you to call a repair professional right away. Here are some common sounds refrigerators make and what they mean:
If your fridge sounds like it's experience high winds, that is probably just the fan that pushes cold air around the freezer or other areas that are kept especially cold.
Chimney Tuckpointing - Keeping New Mortar In Good Condition
15 October 2014
If you own an older home that has an outdoor chimney, then you may notice the mortar that holds the bricks in place breaking apart over time. When this mortar disintegrates completely, then your chimney can fall apart. This means that a repair must be made in a timely manner. Tuckpointing is your best option, because this involves replacing the chimney mortar. Otherwise the structure needs to be completely rebuilt. Masonry contractors can complete the tuckpointing for you.