New York City Pollution

Apartment Living: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Whether you live in new construction, a landmarked brownstone, or a quaint pre-war walkup, ‘community living’ can easily compromise your health. This can include poor indoor air quality and mold growth where you can’t see it, as well as lead dust and asbestos particles in the air from neighboring repair work and renovation. The fact is your apartment may be harboring toxins.

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Environmental Home Inspections: People Are Asking; Realtors Are Listening

Environmental Home Inspections: People Are Asking; Realtors Are Listening The coronavirus pandemic has urbanites seriously thinking about leaving their current abodes in search of more space and a healthier lifestyle. And, as they want to be sure that their prospective new homes don’t have any problems that could lead to health issues, environmental inspections are making the list. Homes, anywhere and at any time, can harbor mold, asbestos or radon, and contain poor indoor air quality, polluted water, or volatile organic compounds

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What Should I Do If My Summer House Has Mold?

So, you’re heading to the beach as summer season begins. The thought is delicious! But don’t be surprised if you’re greeted by a musty odor after you walk into what you had hoped would be your home away from home. Mildew! Mold! Whether you are at the Jersey Shore or the Hamptons, there’s an excellent chance that the home you’re renting or own has been flooded during a hurricane, been exposed to excess moisture and humidity, or has had a leak. Now, your nose

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Thinking About Leaving the City? Get an Environmental Home Inspection Before You Buy. The Goal? A Healthy Home.

Thinking About Leaving the City? Get an Environmental Home Inspection Before You Buy. The Goal? A Healthy Home.   The coronavirus pandemic has people seriously thinking about leaving the City in search of more space and a healthy suburban lifestyle. Naturally, buyers want to be sure that their prospective new homes don’t have any unpleasant surprises. That’s why it’s important to consider having an environmental home inspection prior to purchase. Homes, anywhere and at any time, can harbor mold, asbestos or radon, and

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Want to Sell Your Home or Apartment Faster? Get an Environmental Inspection

Want to Sell Your Home or Apartment Faster? Get an Environmental Inspection Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the way we think about things has changed – even when it comes to real estate. Buyers are much more health conscious and want to be sure that their prospective new homes don’t harbor toxins that can lead to health issues. That’s why it’s so important to have an environmental home inspection prior to sale. The presence of mold, asbestos, poor indoor

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Spring Cleaning: 6 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Home

Spring usually means new beginnings… the days are starting to get longer and warmer, the buds are out and the snow is melting. It’s also time for spring cleaning. And spring cleaning is a great time to check for mold. Not only is mold destructive, it is also bad for your health. All mold needs to grow are moisture, warmth, and any organic surface (like drywall). Under those conditions, mold begins to grow within 24 hours.