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The Case for a Restoration-specific Certification in Safety & Health

The Case for a Restoration-specific Certification in Safety & Health

A few years ago I was hired to inspect a Terre Haute, Indiana workplace where a mold remediation company's employee got sick on-the-job, requiring medical treatment.  The situation is complex, but I want to try and summarize what happened for you; be...

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Air Duct Cleaning Scammers (Beware)

Air Duct Cleaning Scammers (Beware)

IF you are interested in getting your ducts cleaned do not get drawn in by the very low price. it could be a set up! <a href="http://www.wcpo.com/money/consumer/dont-waste-your-money/angies-list-avoid-an-air-duct-cleaning-scam" class="bbc_link"...

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Air filtering plants that provide medicinal benefits

Air filtering plants that provide medicinal benefits

http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-03-07-these-indoor-plants-can-filter-the-air-you-breathe-at-home.html

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What does lightning do to out door air quality?

What does lightning do to out door air quality?

What does rain, lightning do to affect the out door air, we breathe.

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What are some ways to beat air pollution?  Video attached.

What are some ways to beat air pollution? Video attached.

What are some ways to win or beat air pollution?How many can you name?While you are thinking, here is a video/cartoon for  you to watch ok?<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="480" src=...

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Can a persons movement control the amount of dust in their space

Can a persons movement control the amount of dust in their space

if a person moves a lot around their bedroom could it cause the air to pull towards their direction causing more dust to build up in that particular persons room. The other rooms where the occupants don't move as much don't have as much dust as the r...

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What is it like to live on the international space station?

What is it like to live on the international space station?

What is it like to live on the international space station and what kind of indoor air quality do you think they have there?<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/SGP6Y0Pnhe4?rel=0"...

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What are some reasons that people are fearful of the internet?

What are some reasons that people are fearful of the internet?

What are some reasons that some people are afraid of posting on the internet and in groups?Are they lazy?Are they not sure what to say or share?Can he or she not type?Is he or she afraid of being attacked?Does he o...

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How to Detox Your House with Plants

How to Detox Your House with Plants

How to Detox Your House with Plants

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As Seen on TV: Mold & Sewage Remediation Botched

As Seen on TV: Mold & Sewage Remediation Botched

Terre Haute, Indiana - I was recently gifted an hour's break from studies, reporting and surveys when I came across a home improvement show on television.  The host of the show appeared to have an extensive background in construction and ...

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Environmental Impacts on Our Children's Health

Environmental Impacts on Our Children's Health

The following is a great resource that I thought should be shared, concerning a specialty unit dedicated to the education and care of children whose health has been ill-effected by various environmental impacts.  The Pediatric Environmental Health Sp...

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Ozone's Negative Impact on the Indoor Environment:

Ozone's Negative Impact on the Indoor Environment:

Terre Haute, Indiana:  Chemists refer to ozone as an allotrope of oxygen.  An allotrope is a form of the same element having different physical and chemical properties from other forms of the element.  There are four elements that have al...

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Types of Toxic Substances at Work & at Home:

Types of Toxic Substances at Work & at Home:

Terre Haute, Indiana: With approximately 65,000 chemicals currently being produced in the United States (U.S.) and some 500 - 1000 new chemicals being added each year, it is no wonder there are so many concerns about the interactions betw...

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how dangerous is dryer lint to your health?

how dangerous is dryer lint to your health?

we have all heard of how lint can build up in your dryer and perhaps cause a fire, but did you know the other dangers to your health that lint can cause? here is a pic from a home i was in this past weekend. Their dryer vent was not attached pr...

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What is asbestos sampling and testing?  Video attached.

What is asbestos sampling and testing? Video attached.

What is Asbestos?How do you know if you have [email protected] <iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="480"...

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Do you use air freshener?

Do you use air freshener?

do you use air freshener at all? have you ever tried to eat it?

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How do Smart Meters affect your body?  Video attached.

How do Smart Meters affect your body? Video attached.

A doctor explains the health concerns of  being exposed to Smart Meters.

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How safe is a smart meter?  Who knows what it does?

How safe is a smart meter? Who knows what it does?

How safe is a smart meter?Find out now with this video.

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Damp Rid

Damp Rid

Would a few of these be better to dry up a water damage instead of air movers and dehumidifiers...seems like it could be an affordable option<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="480"...

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Bio- we use this word for many things

Bio- we use this word for many things

What does Bio really mean? we use it daily in the restoration world. Bio means life  what does cide mean?<iframe title="YouTube video player" width="480" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/lyNVKguK0Y4?rel=0" frameborder="0" allo...

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Indoor bacteria control Bactibarrier

Indoor bacteria control Bactibarrier

I am considering adding a service to my arsenal and was looking at a product called Bactibarrier, first you test a surface with an ATP meter which i have, then you clean and disinfect all surfaces and then you use what i believe to be called an...
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