Black Mold – Does Color Matter?
Spring rains are a welcome refresher for our parched plants and lawns, but they also bring heat and humidity, the perfect environment for mold. If you were flooded by Hurricane Sandy...
Video: Is Your Well Water Contaminated?
You may mistakenly believe that because your drinking water comes from a well, it’s purer and safer than water from reservoirs. But well water can contain a host of contaminants,...
Think Well Water Safe to Drink? Think again!
You may mistakenly believe that because your drinking water comes from a well, it’s purer and safer than water from reservoirs. A recent article in a Connecticut newspaper (Stamford...
Experts Warn of Bad Allergy Season Ahead Due to Superstorm Sandy
It’s been nearly six months, and Superstorm Sandy still won’t give us a break. Even as spring arrives, allergies from mold created when homes and were flooded last year are turning...
Gardening 101: Start With Clean Soil
Now that the weather is warming up, the garden beckons. Thoughts of luscious vegetables and gorgeous flowers bloom. But before you start turning over the garden, get your soil tested....
Home Maintenance Tips from RTK's Robert Weitz
Dangers of Lead Dust Still Being Downplayed, Especially in Soil
Lead poisoning has become a hot topic once again after a new study was released by the journal Environmental Science & Technology showing that children's levels of exposure...