Indoor Air Quality Testing: 6 Need to Knows

IAQ testing

You may have heard that the air inside your home is as polluted as the air outside. That’ true. In fact, it may contain more pollutants than the air outside. This poses a risk to the health of workers in office buildings as well as at home. The risk is greater for young children, the […]

Where to Have Dust Analyzed for Harmful Particles

Where to have dust analyzed

Dust is an unfortunate part of life. Dust particles travel through the air and land on hard surfaces like floors, tabletops, and counters as well as soft surfaces like carpeting, rugs, curtains, and upholstery. We can’t prevent dust from forming but we can increase cleaning and use air purifiers to remove particles from the air. […]

Classroom Air Purifiers Keep Students Safer

Classroom Air Purifiers

As the debate about school re-openings continues, one thing is for certain, it must be done safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers guidelines on how schools should reopen safely There’s no question that children benefit from in-person learning and at the university level, students and staff remain anxious to return to the […]

Spring Cleaning Reduces Home Allergens

Spring Cleaning

As winter ends, our thoughts turn to spring. It’s a time when we open windows to get fresh air flowing into our homes. It’s also a time for cleaning projects. Clean homes and clean air limit the number of indoor allergens. So, take charge of your spring cleaning this year with our room-by-room guide. Use […]

Standalone Temperature Scanners Protect Everyone

Standalone temperature scanner

Airborne pathogens pose a threat to the health and safety of building occupants. Hospitals and healthcare facilities understand this. In the wake of the COVD-19 pandemic, commercial business owners realize this as well. It’s important for every business owner, facilities director, and building manager to understand the impact of airborne viruses on their staff and […]

How to Test for Mold in the Home or Workplace

how to test for mold

If you’ve ever experienced a runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, coughing, or shortness of breath while in your home or workplace, mold could be the reason. If there is a musty smell that you can’t get rid of, that could be mold. Find out for sure. Once you know how to test for mold you […]

Allergens in the Home: Test Today & Get Results Fast

Home allergen test kit

When it comes to common chronic conditions, allergies top the list. This is not just true in the United States, but worldwide. Therefore, it is important to understand what allergies are and what causes them. Once we have identified the root of the problem by testing for allergens in the home, for example, we can […]

Can Wildfire Smoke Make You Sick?

Can Wildfire Smoke Make You Sick?

Can wildfire smoke make you sick? Yes, and not just firefighters. As wildfires burn larger areas in the U.S., health risks increase along with them. We know that wildfire smoke damages the lungs. New research also suggests that, in addition to carrying burnt organic matter and gases, wildfire smoke contains microbes as well. These particles […]

Smoke Damage Insurance Claims: What to Know

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Your Guide to Smoke Damage Insurance Claims The problem of wildfires continues in the United States. At the start of November, over 47,500 wildfires had burned in the U.S. And it’s not just residents of California, Oregon, and Washington who are affected. In fact, at one point in the summer of 2020, wildfires burned in […]