Do it Yourself Replacing a Moldy Carpet for Cleaner Air and a Healther Home

Carpet Removal This should have been titled how NOT to remove carpet. This video is great because it demonstrates the two key points of carpet removal one cut the carpet into a size you can manage without cutting the sub-floor, and two it is dirty work! To keep the dust down vacuum the carpet before […]

Removing Mold for a Healthy Home

Animated Gif - Mold Cleanup Dampen moldy materials before removal to minimize the number of airborne mold spores.
Mold can be removed from hard surfaces such as hard plastic, glass, metal and counter tops by scrubbing with a non-ammonia soap or detergent. (Do not mix ammonia and bleach; the fumes are toxic.)
It is impossible to completely remove mold from porous surfaces such as paper, Sheetrock (drywall) and carpet padding, so these materials should be removed and discarded.

Asthma in Ketchikan

Indoor Environmental Triggers
* Secondhand Smoke
* Dust Mites
* Molds
* Cockroaches and Pests
* Pets
* Nitrogen Dioxide
* Outdoor Air
Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors. Therefore, indoor allergens and irritants can play a significant role in triggering asthma attacks. It is important to recognize potential asthma triggers in the indoor environment and reduce your exposure to those triggers. You may not be affected by all of the triggers listed here. Your doctor can help you to determine which triggers affect your asthma and develop a specific plan to reduce your triggers.