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by Michael RubinoMay 1, 2024

A leaking AC doesn't just affect its performance. It can also lead to indoor air quality issues like microbial growth.I lived in Houston, Texas for about 12 years in the 1990s and early aughts. Houston remains one of my favorite ...

Why is My AC Leaking Water?
by Michael RubinoMay 1, 2024

Regular vacuuming is one of the best ways we can work to maintain a clean indoor environment with air quality that supports wellness.Whether you know it or not, every surface in your home is a potential collecting ground for dust. ...

How often should you vacuum? Here’s what the experts say
by Michael RubinoApril 29, 2024

Mold growing underneath the laminate flooring is a common problem in homes worldwide. Knowing how to properly handle the situation and what signs to look for will help keep your home safe and healthy.What You Need to KnowSpills, leaks, humidity, ...

Yes, Mold Can Grow Under Laminate Flooring—Here’s What You Need to Know
by Michael RubinoApril 19, 2024

When warmer temperatures outside start to ramp up, the last thing you want to deal with is an AC that’s not blowing cool air. It could be as simple as a clogged filter or something more technical, like a mechanical ...

Why is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air? An Expert Guide to Keep Your Cool
by Michael RubinoApril 17, 2024

Before diving into spring cleaning, remember to add these 16 spots to your list to ensure your home is as clean and healthy as possible.Spring cleaning is an annual ritual and washing windows, dusting behind the furniture, cleaning appliances and ...

16 spots to add to your spring cleaning list
by Michael RubinoApril 1, 2024

One home maintenance task that doesn't always make the list is keeping the air conditioner clean and in good shape. This will help it run properly and prevent poor indoor air quality.Summer’s right around the corner and it’s time to ...

How to Clean an Air Conditioner, According to Experts
by Michael RubinoApril 1, 2024

The bathroom can be a hot spot for microbial growth. Keeping it clean is an excellent way to prevent mold and be healthier for you and your family. There’s just something about a clean bathroom that puts an extra pep in ...

Bathroom cleaning checklist: What to clean each day, week and month
by Michael RubinoMarch 25, 2024

Mold on walls needs to be handled correctly the first time. Otherwise, the growth can come right back and exposure will continue.As soon as you see it, you’ll want to be sure of the best ways to clean mold off ...

These are the best ways to clean mold off walls – knowhow from the experts
by Michael RubinoMarch 25, 2024

Dusting is a phenomenal way to improve our indoor air quality and environments. Don't waste time making these mistakes, though, or your don't reap all of those health benefits.Dusting is one of those never-ending jobs that we certainly don't want ...

Professional cleaners say we’re dusting all wrong – 6 common mistakes making our homes dirtier
by Michael RubinoMarch 20, 2024

For most of us, cleaning isn’t at the top of the activities we genuinely enjoy.  More often than not, this task gets pushed off, and our attention is focused on the hustle and bustle of daily life instead. And out-of-sight ...

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide
by Michael RubinoMarch 20, 2024

Our water bottles can become infested with mold and bacteria. Here's how to keep up with your water bottle and avoid drinking contaminated water.You know the feeling: You glance in your water bottle and your stomach sinks when you realize ...

The Best Way To Clean Your Water Bottle, From Mold & Toxin Experts
by Michael RubinoMarch 19, 2024

While spring cleaning isn't the most fun task, it's a phenomenal way to help improve our indoor air quality and environments. Make sure that you don't miss these steps so that your cleaning extravaganza is as effective as possible.Spring cleaning ...

16 Spots to Add to Your Spring Cleaning List — Stat
by Michael RubinoMarch 4, 2024

The air quality in our homes plays a massive role in our ongoing wellness. The Musser family shares how mold exposure in their home upended their lives and lead to significant health issues.When it comes to chronic illness the struggles ...

Is your home safe? Family speaks out about environmental impact on health
by Michael RubinoFebruary 29, 2024

Air conditioners are a staple appliance to keep our homes cool when outdoor temperatures rise. Here's what to consider to ensure your unit is promoting healthy indoor air quality and not negatively impacting it.As most of us are aware, the ...

Best Air Conditioners of 2024, From Mini-Splits to Central HVAC Units
by Michael RubinoFebruary 20, 2024

There are over 100,000 species of mold identified so far. Here are some common ones that may pop up in your home and why they must go.Mold is, we’re sorry to say, very common in most households. There are a ...

How to identify the most common types of household mold (and get rid of them)