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How to Prevent Mold in Your Home

Mold is a fungus that can grow in homes and cause health problems. Our homes are made from materials that support mold growth under the right conditions and moisture control inside of homes is the most important factor in prevention. Microscopic mold spores everywhere and will germinate to form active colonies on porous surfaces when… Continue Reading

Troubleshoot the Bath Vent Fan to Solve Mold and Indoor Air Quality Problems

            Given any thought to your bath fan lately? Behold the lowly bath fan. The Rodney Dangerfield of home mechanicals systems, it just doesn’t get much respect. Yes, the bath fan doesn’t get much thought, until you walk into a malodorous bathroom desperately in need of ventilation. A good quality… Continue Reading

Home Indoor Air Quality Guide

Millions of American homes will be remodeled in the coming years to improve their energy efficiency, make them more green or add features their owners want. Integrated healthy home and energy-efficiency retrofit activities can simultaneously lower utility costs and improve indoor air quality. However, home energy retrofit activities might negatively affect indoor air quality if… Continue Reading