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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

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.

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.

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.

How to Protect Your Family From Radon When Buying a Newly Built Home
If you are buying a home or selling your home, have it tested for radon.

Environmental Hazards on the Mind of Home Buyers
Homebuyers are increasingly considering environmental hazards that may exist on or near a property

Environmental Hazards: Know the Neighborhood
Today’s ultra health-conscious consumers want the assurance of safety and purity in the products they buy.

Avon property developer pleads guilty to exposing workers to asbestos
An Avon man pled guilty to violating the Clean Air Act asbestos work practice standards on Wednesday.

Radon is an unseen danger
Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, only behind tobacco smoke

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

Schumer pushes for funds to combat lead poisoning
To help combat the Rochester region's lead paint problem, Senator Schumer has proposed a federal tax credit to offset the cost of cleaning the toxin out of people's homes.

Fixing Dirt Crawlspaces: Liners or Poured Concrete
Over 25 million homes in the U.S. are built over exposed dirt crawlspaces.

5 things you should do and 1 thing you should NOT do if your pipes freeze
Leaving a faucet open during freezing cold weather can help prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting -- which can lead to expensive home damage.

Lead Paint, Lead Toys, Lead Dietary Supplements
The lead pipes in Flint, Michigan, are a tiny part of a huge problem.

4th Patient Infected During Mold Outbreak at Hospital Dies
A fourth transplant patient who contracted a fungal infection during a mold outbreak at a western Pennsylvania hospital has died, officials said Sunday.

Sensible Guide for Healthier School Renovations
This booklet provides school administrators, facility managers, staff and the school community with an overview of how to avoid key environmental health hazards.

BBB's Top 10 Scams for 2015
What was the number one scam reported to BBB's Scam Tracker in 2015? It was tax scams. Click on the photo to learn more about the others.

Acting Labor Commissioner Reminds NY of New Department of Labor Mold Program
New Law Governing Licensing and Training Goes Into Effect January 1st
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