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Indoor Humidity in Cold Weather

By Michael Church | December 28, 2022

Indoor humidity is affected by cold weather just like warm weather. Not preparing your home for the cold season can create humidity issues. Most of the time, a home will dry out in the winter. This seems like a good thing, right? The problem is, you and your home need a moisture balance. Too moist…

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Improving Your Home’s Air Quality

By Michael Church | December 21, 2022

As a homeowner, you bear many responsibilities to keep your home in tip-top shape. From making sure your home is consistently clean to scheduling professional home maintenance services, it’s essential to make sure your home remains a safe space. However, if you’re not quite a homeowner and are still in the process of looking for…

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How to Avoid Mold in a New Home

By Michael Church | December 14, 2022

Newly constructed homes are not immune to mold problems. Many times, construction spans over rainy days and wet seasons. Moisture from flooding or humidity can lead to mold issues. Just because your builder gives you a one-year warranty doesn’t necessarily mean mold will not grow. Their warranty may not cover mold removal if it does…

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3 Signs of a Damp Crawl Space

By Michael Church | December 7, 2022

Never go in your crawl space? That’s ok, there are signs to look for in the living space that may indicate a damp crawl space. Many of these signs are visible. While others may require your nose. Even others could use a humidity reader or moisture meter to detect. Trust me, those meters are worth…

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Crawl Space Vapor Barrier FAQs

By Michael Church | November 30, 2022

Many homeowners are unsure if a crawl space vapor barrier is needed. Much less what type of vapor barrier to use. How should the vapor barrier be installed and much more. We will be answering many of these crawl space vapor barrier FAQs and more in this article. If your question is not answered below,…

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Should I Test for Radon in My Crawl Space?

By Michael Church | November 23, 2022

When testing for radon, should I test in the crawl space, living space or both? At what levels is radon considered bad? We hear these questions constantly. Because of the confusion surrounding radon and crawl spaces I decided to reach out to a radon professional. I wanted someone who studies radon and teaches others how…

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Mold Testing DIY

By Michael Church | November 16, 2022

There is a lot of confusion regarding mold inspections and mold testing. Who should be doing the mold testing? Do I need a mold test? Can I do the mold test myself? Is there a way to perform mold testing with a DIY air sampling kit and get accurate lab results? Until recently, the answer…

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Mold in Crawl Space: What’s the Cause and What to Do

By Michael Church | November 9, 2022

Finding mold in your crawl space is bad. Removing mold only to see it return due to the source not being addressed is insane. I read all over the internet steps for removing mold. Many of the steps are great ideas and would be very effective except most don’t cover addressing the source. It makes…

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