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The Dangers Of Mold In Homes
MOLD can cause health problems that range from itching eyes, sneezing and coughing to serious allergic reactions, asthma attacks and even permanent lung damage. And what many people do not know is that mold could be growing in their homes right now.
Cleaning Dust From Air Ducts
RESPONSIBLE homeowners are generally diligent about cleaning their homes and apartments to eliminate dust and dirt from floors and furniture. And good property managers are equally attuned to similar conditions in lobbies and hallways of buildings they manage.
Drying Out Waterlogged Homes
ONE unsettling reminder of last month's devastating assault by Tropical Storm Floyd has been the sight of soggy furniture along curbs and driveways in suburban metropolitan New York neighborhoods rarely touched by flood waters in the past.
Deciding How Much To Insure
IF your house burned to the ground tomorrow, and all your personal possessions were destroyed, how much would your insurance policy pay?
It's Going to Take More Than Elbow Grease
LAST Thursday, when Mary Miss and her husband, George Peck, returned to their loft apartment near the disaster site, they took one look around and vowed to return the next day with reinforcements.
Flood, Mold And Mildew Damage
AFTER 65 years in the business of drying out wet houses, Max Gersh remembers one job more clearly than the rest. He calls it ''The Cube of Mold.''
How to Dry Out a Flooded House
AFTER the recent heavy rains caused significant flooding along the East Coast, many homeowners may find themselves dealing with damp, soggy homes and furnishings.
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Battling Back After Household Disaster
FOR four days last spring, Eve and Stanley Queler lived in an occupied zone, their sprawling Upper West Side apartment taken over by a small platoon of workers with ladders, steam-cleaning machines, vacuums and crates stuffed with rags, sponges and brushes. Streaked with soot and reeking of rubber -- the residue of a baby bottle burndown atop the stove -- the apartment had been rendered useless.
In Cleanup Effort, Specialists Are in High Demand
Standing 20 feet above the sidewalk on a mechanical lift, an employee of a disaster restoration company last week sent a high-pressure stream of hot water and cleaning solution up and down the louvers and grillwork of the huge air vents at the rear of 14 Wall Street.