What is Radon? Radon is a naturally occurring carcinogen. This radioactive gas is released from rock, soil and water formed from the breakdown of uranium. The exterior levels in air pose a low threat to human health. However, radon can enter homes from surrounding soil and become a health hazard inside buildings. You can’t see […]
Paying attention to these hazards in and around your home can save you time and money.
Once the cold weather finally seems to be behind us and the sun is shining, it is a good time to take a quick walk around your house and look to see what the winter has brought you. The Winter season can bring different conditions in different parts of the country. Even with a mild winter […]
Preparing for heavy storms can make the difference between a pleasant memory and an all out disaster. Here’s some things you can do.
The northeast has had its share of heavy storms in the past few years. Many of us have come to appreciate the need to be prepared. The time to prepare is in the calm before the inevitable storms that will come our way. Taking steps now to prepare and have some supplies ready is important. Once […]
Now that the storm has passed, it is time to assess the damages. Do you have power? Without power you may not have heat. Close shade and curtains to minimize heat loss. Unplug sensitive electronic in the event that there is a surge when the power comes back on. Try to keep the refrigerator closed as […]
When breathing could actually be killing you. As we go about our day we encounter many things that can harm us. Most of us do not think about the air we breath as being an issue. Air quality is becoming a greater concern as we discover how it can affect our health. There are many […]