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Although homes are typically dry in winter, indoor humidity can rise rapidly after a winter storm. This humidity is most likely to affect basements and crawlspaces, which trap humid air and become damp. Even after the snow has melted, moisture can remain in basements and crawlspaces, providing a breeding ground for bugs, mold and mildew.…

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Did you know that a damp, musty basement is costing you money each and every day? While it may be tempting to forget about it down there at the bottom of the house, basement air ventilation is one of the most important concerns to keep in mind for homeowners. Here’s why.

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Creating a more refreshed home includes more than cleaning, although cleaning is part of the process. Likewise, it’s about more than lighting candles to mask certain smells. Follow this eight-step checklist to breathe new life into your home.   Clean regularly Regular cleaning helps prevent the buildup of dust, mold and other potential air pollutants.…

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Indoor air pollution is a growing problem across the U.S. In recent years, studies have revealed that indoor air can pose greater health risks than outdoor air. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce these risks. Here are four simple methods for improving your home’s air quality.   Keep Your Floors Clean Everyday activities release chemicals and allergens…

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Keeping your home warm in winter can be expensive, but making your home heating system more efficient can help you save money on heating bills. Just follow these tips.   Seal Leaks and Drafty Spaces Gaps around your windows can allow heat to leak out of your home, making it feel chilly inside even when the heating is on. Simply…

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Winterizing your home may keep cold air out and warm air in, but it could stop air from circulating properly. Proper airflow is important in creating a healthy indoor environment. It allows fresh air into your home, helping to expel pollutants and prevent condensation dampness. Basements and crawl spaces are more susceptible to condensation dampness…

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Winter can wreak havoc on your home, quickly turning minor maintenance projects into major renovations. Taking simple preventive measures to protect your property might seem like a chore, but it could save you time and trouble later. Here are four tips to help you get started.

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When you think about caring for your family’s health, whole house ventilation is probably not what first comes to mind. But mold inside your home can lead to an array of health problems. People with allergies or compromised immune systems may suffer serious complications from the presence of mold in their environment, while healthy people often…

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It’s important to ensure your home is as energy-efficient as it can be. Whatever the age of your home, there are always ways to improve its energy efficiency. Implementing these improvements doesn’t necessarily require a significant investment in time or money and could reduce your energy bills. Here are three simple, cost-effective ways to make your home more energy-efficient.

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Iron stains on bathtub

Well water often contains at least small amounts of some contaminants, including the metals iron and manganese. At low concentrations, these metals aren’t harmful to your health, but they can cause staining. Iron causes orange stains while manganese leaves brownish-black stains. Soaps and detergents don’t remove these stains, and the use of chlorine bleach can actually intensify them.

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