Healthy Home Restoration Education Center

Effects of Indoor Humidity on Sinuses

by Arnie Katz Q: I suffer from allergies and sinus problems. My doctor recently recommended buying a humidifier for my house to help relieve my congestion. Last summer, another doctor recommended a de-humidifier. Which one is right? A: While every person--and every...

Crawl Space Repair Dont’s

So far, here in greater Raleigh area NC, we always talked and  wrote about things to do to improve  your crawlspace and save on energy bills. Here are some things NOT TO DO in your crawl space: 1. Don’t install a liner or concrete without removing organic material...

Colorado Wildfire

The reports from Colorado are very disturbing, thousands of people are fleeing their homes, fire is so big and dangerous that is not even possible  to assess damage, and firefighters are battling some of the worst fires to hit this area ever. Being in fire and smoke...

Federal Regulations for Mold

We keep posting about mold in your house (for example, crawlspace is a perfect “hiding” spot for it, if you have one in your house please inspect carefully) and if present, how important it is to get rid of it as soon as possible. But if you are wondering if there are...

Is Hidden Mold at Home Making You Sick?

It doesn’t matter if you live in Raleigh, Cary, Apex… NC or Pennington, N.J., having a mold in your house where ever that house is located can cause serious  health problems for people living in it. Here is the story of Caitlin Murray. She is now 5 and healthy, but...