How to Test for Asbestos

how to test for asbestos

The dangers of asbestos are well documented. Inhaling this material may lead to serious respiratory illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung cancer. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is fire resistant and acts as an electrical insulator  Many countries have banned the use of asbestos, however, the United States is not one of them. […]

Using Essential Oils in Your Air Filter

essential oils air filter

As Americans, we spend roughly 90 percent of our lives inside. It makes sense then to make our time indoors as comfortable as possible, both at work and at home. Having the right temperature setting creates comfort. Likewise, ventilation is an important part of staying well inside, especially for those suffering from allergies. One thing […]

Home Wellness: 7 Tips To Improve Mental Health

Home Wellness

With people confined to their homes for much of the past two years, it’s no wonder many of us get a little stir crazy. As some people return to work as the pandemic gets under control, many have opted to stay home instead. Working from home allows people the freedom to create their own work […]

How to Test for Bacteria at Home

Bacteria - Home - Test

The need for clean air in the home is important to the health of you and your family. It’s matters in the workplace as well. That’s why it’s important to test the home for the presence of microbes in the indoor environment. However, the problem is that many people are unsure of how to test […]

What is UL2998?

Zero Ozone - UL2998

Although they may have seen the number in a product description, many people are unaware of what UL2998 is. It is an environmental claim validation number created by the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) that signifies that a product emits zero ozone.  The Underwriters Laboratory is a safety certification company with offices throughout the world. The organization […]

What is PlasmaPURE and How Does it Work?

PlasmaPURE - Residential- Commercial

Indoor air quality has been on the minds of many of us since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bottom line is, cleaner air in our homes and the workplace keeps us healthy. As concerns about ventilation systems and interest in air cleaning devices have increased, many homeowners are unsure of the benefits of […]

How to Test Dust in Home to Reduce Allergens

How to Test for Dust in the Home

Many Americans suffer from allergies in the home. Common household allergens include mold, pollen, and pet dander. Pollen is a seasonal allergy, mold can be prevented, and owning pets is a choice, but dust is everywhere. Making a home 100 percent dust-free is not an option, however, knowing what is in the dust helps eliminate […]

Air Purifier for Allergy Symptoms: Choose the Best

Air Purifier for Allergies

If you are affected by seasonal allergies you are in good company. Over 50 million people experience some type of allergy each year. Allergies are number six in the list of causes of chronic illness. Summer is an especially difficult time. As bad as outdoor allergens such as pollen and spores can be, indoor allergens […]

Indoor Air Quality Testing: 6 Need to Knows

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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. […]