4 Signs of Mold Growth in the Home
Nov 1, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Most of us have noticed mold in our homes - on the shower curtain, fridge, or damp clothing left in the laundry basket for too long. While a bit of mold growth is nothing to worry about, large mold colonies can cause serious health problems for you and your family....
5 Ways to Prevent a House Fire
Oct 3, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Winter is on the way, so it will soon be cold enough to enjoy a fire in the fireplace. But before you do, make sure your chimney is clean and safe. A flue clogged with leaves, pine needles, and animal nests is a fire hazard, so taking the necessary steps to boost...
How to Prepare Your Fireplace for Use
Sep 2, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
Using your fireplace is an efficient and cozy way to warm your home during winter. Before you build the first fire of the season, there are several steps to take to keep your home safe. Prepare your fireplace for use with these tips. Hire a Chimney Sweep to Prepare...
Is That Termite Damage?
Aug 22, 2022 | Uncategorized
Inspectors have to determine the cause of damaged wood they find on the exterior, basement, or interior of a house. If the damage is caused by wood destroying insects, then treatment may be necessary, if the damage is caused by wood rot of one variety or another then...
4 Ways to Save Energy at Home
Aug 4, 2022 | Community, Homeowners
Whether you want lower utility bills or are concerned about the environment, you’ll benefit from reducing your energy consumption. Save money, protect the environment, and still live a comfortable lifestyle while using these tips to save energy at home. Unplug...
Components and Functions of Water Wells
Jul 8, 2022 | Uncategorized
Private water wells are often used in rural areas where towns are not connected to a public water line. When longtime city dwellers think of a well, they may think of the old-fashioned hand-crank wells seen in movies and TV shows, but modern wells are much more...
4 Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality
Jul 7, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Safe and Healthy Home
Most homeowners think of air pollution as only occurring outdoors. However, the air inside a home can contain contaminants in higher concentrations than outside. Mold spores, dust, pet dander, and pollen are a few of the irritants common in homes. Here are tips to...
4 Tips to Help Your Garden Survive Summer
Jun 8, 2022 | Community, Homeowners, Seasonal
Long, hot days can be detrimental to your plants and vegetables. When the weather warms up, take measures to help your garden survive summer. With temperatures increasing, it’s essential to make sure your backyard garden is protected from the heat. Ways to Help Your...
Pros and Cons of an Open Floor Plan
May 9, 2022 | Community, Homeowners
If you are looking to purchase a new house, build a house, or begin significant home renovations, you may be considering an open floor plan. This layout is a popular design style in the housing market. However, before following current trends, consider the pros and...
7 Ways to Improve Curb Appeal
Apr 8, 2022 | Community, Homeowners
The exterior of your home makes the first impression on a visitor or potential home buyer. So, it’s important to improve curb appeal to make your home more welcoming and attractive. Here are a few easy and practical tips. 1. Paint the Front Door to Improve Curb Appeal...
4 Types of Water Filters for Your Home
Mar 10, 2022 | Community, Safe and Healthy Home
Are you curious about the benefits of purchasing a water filter for your home? Whether your water source is from a municipality or well, your home’s water contains some contaminants. Fortunately, there are ways for homeowners to remove pollutants from their drinking...
Rhode Island and Areas of Southern Massachusetts
We’re proud to serve the entire state of Rhode Island, as well as many areas of Southern Massachusetts.
At Environmental Quality (EQ), our highly skilled team of professionals offers a selection of specialized environmental quality testing services that will help you eradicate potential risks that the home in its current condition may be imposing on your overall quality of life. Contact us today to request an appointment.