Why Maine Mold Testing Is Important for Your Health

Mold, which are very small organisms that grow indoors and outdoors, is a problem year-round in Maine. There are many different types of mold, some being harmless and some being incredibly toxic. Mold thrives in warm, damp, environments. Basements, bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry areas are prime breeding grounds for mold spores. Mold affects everyone differently. … Continued

Furnace Puff Backs: Prevention & Cleanup

Any home or business that is heated with an oil furnace runs the risk of experiencing a furnace puff back. If you aren’t familiar with puff backs, they are caused when an oil burner doesn’t immediately ignite, allowing oil fumes to build up prior to ignition. The result is a small explosion, similar to a … Continued

Humidity And Mold- Did Your Home Stand Up to Summer Moisture?

If you’re living in New England you know that this summer has been rainy, hot and humid. Although you’re probably not looking forward to enduring a winter like last year’s, you might be excited to start seeing cooler temperatures as September approaches. Before temperatures start to fall, make sure the summer humidity hasn’t left you … Continued

DIY Carpet Cleaning Hacks

We try our best to keep our carpets clean and looking new, but as time goes by your rug is going to collect dirt and accidents resulting in unsightly stains are bound to happen. Check out these tips on how to safely clean your carpet using household products. 1. Test Drive! Find a small area … Continued