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Why is Water Coming Up Through My Basement Floor
Water coming through the basement floor after heavy rain can have the power to cause serious damage but there are solutions out there to stop it.

HealthWay Disinfecting Filtration System (DFS) and COVID-19

Syracuse hospital testing patient for coronavirus

Coronavirus in New York: Data Center

Coronavirus cases hit 142 in NYS, up 35% in 1 day, Gov. Cuomo unveils state hand sanitizer

Newest Deepening Concern: CORONAVIRUS in Upstate New York
The Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 is a disturbing global development. Coronaviruses are a massive family of viruses.

Asbestos Kills Nearly 40,000 Americans a Year
Asbestos takes the lives of nearly 40,000 Americans per year, and thousands more face a lifetime of pain and suffering.

Use Dehumidifiers on Water Damage Restoration Projects
Residential dehumidifiers are a must especially if your home has been compromised during a flood.

How To Cool Down Without Blasting AC
As summer starts to sizzle and temperatures continue to rise, our homes can offer little refuge

Construction After 1978 Isn't Completely Safe from Lead Paint
Households and home buyers with structures built on or shortly after 1978 may also need to consider their properties at risk for lead.

Syracuse Hazardous Waste & Tax Delinquent Property
Three decades after it was declared a hazardous waste site, the former Winkelman building on the East Side of Syracuse still stands.

Minimize Risk From Lead Paint When Remodeling
Interior paint with lead poses the greatest risk, but don't forget about the exterior paint on your home.

Easy Steps to Create a Healthier Home
These simple and easy tips can help you de-stress, declutter and help improve your quality of life.

7 Signs You Might Have Toxic Mold
Since mold isn't always visible or easy to spot, it's important to know what to look out for so you can take care of any issues if you have some.

Buying A Home With An Elevated Radon Level
After a seller has said yes to your offer, you’ll need to complete a home inspection, which often includes a radon test.

10 Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality is important to keep you and your family healthy. Here are some way to improve your indoor air quality. 

5 Signs You Need A Dehumidifier
Overly damp, humid air in your home isn't just uncomfortable, it's unhealthy and, if left unaddressed, can cause damage to your home.

5 Signs the House You’re Buying Is a Money Pit
Many homes seem well-maintained but are hiding bigger problems.

7 Important Inspections for Commercial Properties
The inspection process is as vital for commercial properties as it is for residential homes.

How To Protect Your Child From Lead Poisoning
If your home was built before 1978, talk with your local health department about getting your home tested for lead.

Tips to Keep Winter Mold Out & How Homeowners Insurance Can Cover Damages
When mold spreads in your home, it can be both a health hazard and a financial strain.

Test For Asbestos Before Starting A Home Improvement Project

A lot of building materials, like ceiling panels, duct tape, vinyl flooring, and even glue, can contain asbestos. Getting a test to know what’s contaminated is the first step.

 

Poor Indoor Air Quality Linked To Low Worker Productivity
Indoor pollutants are increasingly recognized as affecting overall health, but studies also link indoor air quality to cognitive function and mood.

Asbestos Could Be Lurking Inside Your Home
Asbestos still kills around 5,000 people a year.

Beware of Radon
As we close up our homes tight for the winter, are we safe from radon gas?

Secure and Prepare Your Home, Exterior, and Personal Property
Fierce winter storms can cause havoc so prepare your home so you can keep you and your family safe.

12 Home Repairs That Are Way Too Risky to Put Off
Nobody ever cheers at the thought of tackling home repairs. They’re annoying, costly, time-sucking endeavors.

5 Tips in Choosing Water Damage Service
To help you find the right company here are some tricks of the trade for choosing the right professional water damage restoration services.

PCBs in Caulk and Residential Demolition
EPA has learned that caulk containing potentially harmful polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) was used in many buildings, including schools

Take Caution When Bats Are Near
Several highly fatal diseases have been linked to bats.

Abrasive Blasting for Mold Remediation
As more is understood about the health issues related to mold growth in interior environments, new methods for mold assessment and remediation are being put into practice.

Pet Odors Can Kill a Home Sale
Your beloved pets may provide a great deal of companionship and comfort, but they also bring along smells that home buyers are not going to find appealing.

Syracuse Study: Indoor Air Quality Impacts Work Production
Better indoor air quality can have a significant impact on production at work.
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