Digging Deep

You had a loss on your home, whether it be from water or fire.  You filed a claim, and the adjuster gave you an option of one or two companies that they deem are, “approved vendors.”  The restoration company comes out to the property and begins the mitigation work which takes anywhere from a day […]

2014 Best of Philadelphia – Again!!!

Here’s a photo showing our latest awards.  On the left is the 2014 Best Of Philadelphia Award for Mold Remediation which we’ve now won two straight years in a row.  We also were inducted into Philadelphia Business Hall of Fame for 2014 which is on the right.  Hard work and dedication from every member of our entire […]

Insulation Tips

There’s a lot more to insulation then simply deciding which type may be the best for you.  Here’s some tips you should consider along your way: Consider factors such as your climate, home design, and budget when selecting insulation for your home. Use higher R-value insulation, such as spray foam, on exterior walls and in […]

Types of Insulation

Insulation is made from a variety of materials, and it usually comes in four types: rolls and batts, loose-fill, rigid foam, and foam-in-place. Rolls & Batts Rolls and batts — or blankets — are flexible products made from mineral fibers, such as fiberglass and rock wool. They are available in widths suited to standard spacing […]

Fall Fire Safety Tips

As the summer is behind us and fall is approaching, take a few moments to review some fall fire safety tips that can prevent disasters in your home. Home heating As we prepare to fire up the furnace for another season of hard work, it is important to have your system professionally inspected, cleaned and […]

How Flu Spreads

People with flu can spread it to others up to about 6 feet away. Most experts think that flu viruses are spread mainly by droplets made when people with flu cough, sneeze or talk. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs. […]

Ragweed Allergy – Part 1

Come late summer, some 10 to 20 percent of Americans begin to suffer from ragweed allergy, or hay fever. Sneezing, stuffy or runny nose, itchy eyes, nose and throat and trouble sleeping make life miserable for these people. Some of them also must deal with asthma attacks.  All this misery can begin when ragweeds release […]

Ragweed Allergy – Part 2

How Is It Diagnosed? To identify an allergy to ragweed or one of its relatives, requires a careful medical history, a physical exam and testing. The main approach to confirm a suspected allergy is the skin sensitivity test. For this, the skin is scratched or pricked with extract of ragweed pollen. In sensitive people, the […]

Prepare Your Home For Winter

Although periods of extreme cold cannot always be predicted far in advance, weather forecasts can sometimes provide you with several days’ notice. Listen to weather forecasts regularly and check your emergency supplies whenever a period of extreme cold is predicted. If you plan to use a fireplace or wood stove for emergency heating, have your […]

Fall Allergies – Part 1

It’s fall, and the blooms of summer have faded. So how come you’re still sneezing? Fall allergy triggers are different, but they can cause just as many symptoms as you have in spring and summer. What Causes Fall Allergies? Ragweed is the biggest allergy trigger in the fall. Though the yellow-flowering weed usually starts releasing […]