Category: Environmental

How Do I Remove a Birds’ Nest?

Birds are lovely, but they can wreak havoc on your home. From clogging your gutters to blocking vents on your roof for the dryer or stove, damaging your roof, and ruining the paint job on your car. If you’re considering removing a birds’ nest from your Aurora home, you’ll need to follow careful steps. You […]

How to Get Rid of Radon

Radon is an invisible and odorless gas that can cause lung cancer at high saturation levels. It’s caused by the natural breakdown of uranium in water, air, and soil, and is present everywhere in low levels. If radon levels are too high in your home, extended exposure presents a significantly raised risk of developing lung […]

MOLD

This is a huge topic to discuss. The best way to talk about this is to really bring it down to the most basic level of conversation. There are three major inhabitants of this earth. They are animals, plants and fungi. Within those three inhabitants there are hundreds of thousands of species fighting for equal […]

The Importance of a Thorough Inspection Following a Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are a common occurrence. Be it a tornado, hurricane, mudslide, earthquake, tsunami, wildfire, or some other type, these destructive events can wreak havoc on everything that comes in their path. Often, however,  natural disasters leave behind unseen damage that can be a health hazard to people nearby.  Homes are often seriously compromised in […]

What is a Crawl Space?

A crawl space is similar to a basement. While most crawl spaces are between two and three feet high, they aren’t necessarily defined by how tall they are, and could be just as tall as a basement. The primary difference between a crawl space and a basement is that, unlike basements, crawl spaces vent to […]