Mold Treatment Services Morris IL

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Backyard Structures
815-210-9320
326 South Oneill Street
Joilet, IL
Services
Home Remodeling

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
721 BEDFORD RD
Morris, IL

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Chicagoland'S Home Run Electric Company
(815) 725-8138
2813 Bloomfield Dr
Joliet, IL
 
v.c.construction.corp
(312) 388-1244
1727 w albion ave
Chicago, IL
Services
Cabinets, Demolition, Mold Remediation, Framing, Multiple Room Renovation, Garage & Carport, Carpenters, Windows, Plaster & Stucco, Basement remodeling, Powerwashing, Bathroom remodeling, Gas Piping, Tiling, Drywall and Plaster, Electrical, Siding, Flooring, Plumbing, Doors, Handyman, Waterproofing, Kitchen remodeling, Roofing, Countertops, Water Heaters & Tanks, Additions, Painting
Company Information
Years in Business : 19 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Romanian
Licensing Information
License # : No License Provided

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Amron Stair Works
847-426-4800
152 Industrial Drive
Gilberts, IL
Services
Manufacturer of custom interior stair and rail systems.
Licenses / Certifications
We are not required, by the State of Illinois, to hold a license. We educate our employees yearly on safety and installation guidelines.
Awards
We are Quality Partners with many builders in the Chicagoland area.
Years in Business
Amron was founded in 1984.

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jeff koller
decks unlimited
815/790-3282
4250 south route 53
Braceville, IL
 
Chicagoland's Home Run Electric Company
8157258138
2813 Bloomfield Dr
Joliet, IL
Hours
Monday-Friday 7am-7pmSaturday 7am-5pmSunday 7am-3pm

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All Trade Construction Inc
(815) 609-5252
2428 Von Esch Rd
Joliet, IL
 
Wolbrink Architects Chartered
7732767026
2018 W. Rice Street
Chicago, IL

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Precision Garage Door Chicago
7086757183
2800 Bernice Road
Lansing, IL

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Threats to Indoor Air Quality

Contaminants and Their Impact on Health

Maintaining high indoor air quality, an important component of green building, becomes more complex as the number of chemicals used in household furnishings, products, and building materials continues to expand. Additionally, as houses become tighter, they are more likely to trap chemicals in the air we breathe.

  See Chapter 14 on  Indoor Air Quality Green from the Ground Up book for more details.

Contaminants in our homes fall into two broad categories:

Biological - originate indoors or outdoors and are known as bioaerosols and includes mold, dust mites, pollen, animal dander and bacteria. Chemical - includes both gases and particulates Biological Contaminants Mold

Mold grows on organic material, especially cellulose. The most common location for mold to grow is in the wall cavities of wet areas. Mold can come from outside sources, leaks in siding and housewrap or inside sources, like leaks in plumbing inside the walls. By the time you see evidence of mold, it has already grown into the wood or paper that supports it.

Where to Look for Mold

Mold and mildew may be found in the ductwork of your heating or cooling system. Sometimes they are found in the coils of an air conditioner,  in the connection between the air conditioner and the ductwork or on a dirty furnace and air-conditioning filters. Plumbing leaks and dampness in attics, basements, and crawlspaces can increase humidity inside your home and promote the growth of agents.

How to Prevent Mold

Mold can cause unsightly stains and may release varying levels of toxic chemicals called mycotoxins into the air. Keep moisture out of wall and ceiling cavities. Spray mold prevention coatings on the studs before the trades arrive.

Dust Mites

Dust mites and their waste are the most common allergens in indoor air. They live in rugs, carpets, sheets, mattresses, pillows and upholstered furniture. They can't be eliminated but reducing the amount of floor area covered by carpeting can help.

Chemical Contaminants

Every year, 700 new chemicals are introduced into the environment but less than 1% of them are tested for their impact on human health. Many of these end up in our homes in "new and improved" products.

Formaldehyde

Formaldehyde is a potent eye, upper respiratory and skin irritant. It off-gases for years leading to a number of potential health problems and is known to cause cancer in animals and is a suspected human carcinogen.  It is also one the most widely used adhesives in the construction industry. It is very common in wood products made with particleboard, such as cabinets, countertops and shelving.

Vinyl Chloride

You may not have seen vinyl chloride but you have smelled it - the smell of a new car, beach balls, and shower curtains. Vinyl chloride is not toxic when it is bonded into chains, such as PVC, but it is present as PVC is manufactured and often in its disposal, particula...

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