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Recovery Ventilation: Technology That Can Improve Indoor Air Quality In Your Metro East Home

Homeowners in the Metro-East area can greatly improve indoor air quality with the installation of one simple tool: recovery ventilation. It’s often necessary to provide mechanical ventilation in a home if it’s built to code and is airtight, or when energy-efficient improvements upgrade the efficiency of older homes. With an airtight, properly insulated structure, however, …

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Moisture Control Is The Key To Mold Elimination — 7 Secrets

All mold stems from moisture, so if you want to eliminate mold in your home, the goal should be to modify your home environment so moisture doesn’t stand a chance. Eliminating or reducing mold will also reduce its health hazards, which can include allergies and respiratory ailments, among others. Here are seven secrets to help …

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Crawlspace Plus Insulation Equals Comfort

Some difference of opinion has been aired in recent years over the venting of crawlspaces. One line of thinking is that ventilation reduces moisture, and for that reason building codes sometimes require it. The opposing point of view is that open vents might actually create moisture problems in homes that don’t have proper moisture control …

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