Having Seasonal Allergy Symptoms When It Starts Getting Cold?

Heating systems need maintenance and cleaning Poor air quality in your home or business can lead to a list of symptoms and health issues. Ever have a cough or allergy symptoms after turning on the heating system in the fall, even though there may no longer be blooming flowers in your garden? Is anyone complaining about eye, ear and throat irritations? Is there a lot of sneezing going on? How about headaches and dizziness? These symptoms may be caused by dust, pollen and contaminants blowing around from the ducting system. This may seem odd at first. However, ll year dust, Read More …

Certified Radon Testing

When performing a Radon Test closed-house conditions must be maintained during the entire time of the test. Operation of the home’s heating and air conditioning systems(not evaporative coolers) normally during the test. Do not disturb the test device at any time during the test. If a radon-reduction system is in place, make sure the system is working properly and will be in operation during the entire radon test. After a Radon Test EPA recommends that you fix the home when the radon level is 4 pCi/L or more. If an elevated level of radon gas is found, the home will Read More …

Carbon Monoxide

We include this important testing as part of the normal home inspection. Carbon Monoxide (CO) is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States. It is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless poison gas that can be fatal when inhaled, and it is known as “the silent killer” because it cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. CO is produced by furnaces, common household appliances, unvented kerosene and gas space heaters, automobile exhaust, generators, fireplaces, and other systems that are powered by the burning of fuel that includes, but is not limited to, natural gas, propane, gasoline, oil, and Read More …

Mold

Mold and mold spores occur naturally and are present both indoors and outdoors. Excess moisture can cause mold to grow indoors. The Environmental Health Epidemiology Bureau provides general information about the health effects of mold and how to clean up mold: nmhealth.org