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Mould, Left Untreated, Brings Respiratory Infection

Most people don’t take notice of mould until it can no longer be ignored. That leads to some people having exposure to mould without the appropriate medical assistance. That being said, it’s rare for mould to cause people big problems—but it’s still important to know the signs of[...]

What’s the Latest News on Chinese Drywall?

Nearly 10 years ago, homeowners across the American south learned that homes in their region may have been constructed or repaired with contaminated drywall imported from China. With recent court decisions hitting the news this spring, many are wondering anew about this issue and what experts[...]

What Happens When Structural Drying Falls Short?

The contractors have departed, the walls have been painted, the cushy couch has been moved back in, the ping pong table is newly poised for fierce competition. It’s wonderful to relax in the finished basement, pristine once again after the flood recovery. Just one question: were those studs[...]

Seconds Count To Save A Choking Coworker

It’s hard to say what exactly you would do if you saw someone choking, especially if that person was a friend, family member or co-worker. Emergency situations can be shocking. It’s tough not to panic, because choking always causes a rush of adrenaline and fear. It is important to stay calm and[...]