Category: Environmental

Radon in your home

Many of you may not be aware, but January is Radon Awareness Month, which makes it the perfect time to try to clear up some misconceptions and shed some light on the importance of testing for radon in your home. What is radon? From epa.gov/radon: “Radon is a radioactive gas.  It comes from the natural… Read More »

The Winter “Garden”

As an avid gardener, I desperately miss the greens of spring and summer once fall and winter really take hold and everything turns brown (or white!).  As a result, as many people do, I have several houseplants to provide me with a bit of green as I anxiously wait for spring. This time of year… Read More »

Got Mold?

Got Mold?  Did you know just about EVERY home has mold? Did you find mold growing in your home? How do you test it? Generally speaking, it is not necessary to test it, and definitely not time to panic. Usually, it  does NOT present a health risk, however some people are very sensitive.  These people may… Read More »