The Winter Menace: Ice Dams

A cozy house with Christmas lights and sparkling icicles – a typical winter image. Those icicles might look pretty, but they’re actually a sign of poor insulation and, most likely, ice dams. After last winter, ice dams are particularly familiar to most people living...

6 Things to Know About Mold

We encounter mold every day, but what do we really know about it? To get you started, here are a few fun facts on mold: Mold is often dismissed as a harmless annoyance, but can actually be a serious health problem. It can cause respiratory issues, sore throat, eye...

2015 Orlando National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference

The National Lead and Healthy Housing Conference, sponsored in part by the Lead and Environmental Hazards Association (“LEHA”), was held in Orlando Florida from April 20 – 23. Ron Peik is President of LEHA and attended the conference along with Alpine’s Theresa Clasby...