Category Archives: Mold Prevention

Irma Clean-up: 3 Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Florida hidden by Irma!We’ve weathered Hurricane Irma and Jose took a detour, so it’s time to start cleaning up. Whew! If you have or suspect significant water damage, likely you’ve already started. But beware South Florida: After events like this, pretty much anyone looking for a quick...
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A/C Fan On or Auto to Prevent Mold?

Set a/c fan to auto in south Florida.Aaaah, autumn in Florida. The temperature is down to 90ºF and just a bit less humid…And the snowbirds are starting to fly south. This week alone customers called from Ohio, New York and New Jersey with the same mold...
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Put fresh batteries in the thermostat

It's daylight savings time again. We all know the drill: when we change the clocks, we should change the batteries in the smoke detector. That’s sage advice. But did you know that modern thermostats have batteries, too? If you’re like me, it wasn’t even on my radar. I grew up with a round mercury thermostat that...
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Keep the inside air moving!

Finally, it’s cool and dry in Florida. This fabulous weather lures me outside and makes me want to twirl around a meadow like Julie Andrews in The Sound of Music! Cool weather also means the air conditioner doesn’t run as much, which is a relief when the FPL bill arrives. But, have you noticed that...
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