In our first series, “5 Myths and Truths About Mold Revealed,” we discussed some common misconceptions regarding mold in the home or business. As this is a popular blog, we have decided to expand this article with series two and provide five more myths and truths. Continue reading to learn more!
If you are renting, owning or purchasing a home for the first time, mold is an important factor to consider; don’t let anyone tell you it’s not! If you haven’t read our previous article "10 Questions to Ask a Mold Technician Before Buying a Home" then I encourage you to do so now. Today, we would like to expand on some of the myths and truths associated with mold.
If you work within the food industry, you can never be too careful when it comes to the safety of your patrons. According to the FDA, it is vital for an establishment, manufacturer or retail, to implement a food safety system that includes an analysis of hazards and risk-based preventive controls.
As a business owner or manager, there is no escaping the not so sweet sounds of winter. Coughing, sneezing, blowing, oh my! It’s no surprise that, according to the Business Insider article, by Rachel Gillett, that more than a quarter of American workers have admitted to having gone to work while sick. In doing so, potentially spreading their illness to healthy employees.
While the term “snowbird” has been around as early as 1928, it took on a whole new meaning in the late ‘70s, when large numbers of retired people fled to warmer, southern states during the cold winter months. This term has now evolved into “winter visitors” and includes not only baby boomers, but also families with second homes in these areas.
There is a lot of information regarding the dangers of working out. No, not the dangers of pulling a muscle or machine injuries, but the concern for bacteria and skin diseases. As a manager of a gym or fitness facility, this is one of the top priorities for running a top-notch facility.
When I was a kid, I loved seeing the beautiful icicles glimmering in the sun on cold winter days. As an adult homeowner, I now see icicles hanging from the roof and panic! Not only are they dangerous should they fall (you could put an eye out), they are signs of a much bigger problem; ice damming. Unfortunately, this is a common occurrence for homes in the midwest. Below are some tips to help understand and prevent ice dams.
When people call to ask about mold testing, it’s surprising how many people don’t really think about the daily exposure to mold. Every time we open our doors, drive in our cars and sit at our desks, we are exposed to mold.
You have searched and searched countless hours with your star realtor and have found the perfect house. You made it all the way to the home inspection and are feeling optimistic about being able to call this property home; then the home inspector says “There is mold in the attic.” What do you do next?
When it comes to hiring a professional to perform work on your home, the internet is indeed a great "go-to" for conducting research to gather more information and insights. While there are many ways to find what you are looking for on the World Wide Web, it can also be overwhelming at times. So, where should you begin your search? Continue reading to find out!