20 September 2018

The top things you have to do to stop mold from taking over your home

Mold is gross. I hate it when it’s on my food. I hate it even more when I find it in people’s homes.

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13 September 2018

Poisoned by the...couch?

Volatile Organic Compounds, more commonly known as VOCs, are leaking out of your couch, your mattress, your rug, and your walls, and they may be killing you. What? Wait, what?

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5 September 2018

What you don’t know about your home is killing you. Literally.

You’re a good parent. You love your kids. You worry about their health and safety, and you do everything you can to protect them. You make sure that at the end of every day they can safely come home.

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1 May 2018

Evaluating a house after a failed blower door test

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18 April 2018

What is a “green certification” for your home?

I talk with my friends, many of them builders, and they can’t answer that question. It makes sense; it’s really not something that we talk about. We look at building a new home and we talk about the type of countertops you’re going to put in, and it makes sense, that’s the stuff you can see, that you can show off. 

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27 March 2018

How to prepare a new house for a blower door test

Your new home is almost complete and the future owners are excited to start moving in in the next few weeks, but as you know, there are always a few more hurdles to get across before you can deliver the new home with a Certificate of Occupancy from the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).  Thanks to increases in code compliance requirements overt the past few years, one of those major hurdles is proving the air-tightness of the home through testing for air infiltration and duct leakage, or IDL.

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20 March 2018

An Overview of Blower Door Tests

What is a blower door test? Why should you do one? How much does a blower door test cost? 

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