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2008 

As some of you know we in the south eastern part of the country have been in a drought situation. Some other areas are as well and most areas of the country experience this as well at different times. So you should know that the real concern about water quality when a drought has been broken or r...
Posted about 6 years ago
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Reasons to Test Your Water The chart below will help you spot problems. The last five problems listed are not an immediate health concern, but they can make your water taste bad, may indicate problems, and could affect your well long term.Conditions or Nearby Activities:Test for:Recurring gastro-...
Posted about 6 years ago
Here are some websites about water that information can be found at.  Safewater Home | Safe Drinking Water Hotline | Glossary | Water Publications
Posted about 6 years ago
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What Human Activities Can Pollute Ground Water?Septic tanks are designed to have a "leach field" around them - an area where wastewater flows out of the tank. This wastewater can also move into the ground water.Bacteria and Nitrates: These pollutants are found in human and animal wastes. Septic t...
Posted about 6 years ago
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Just took a well inspection class. It was very informative. When I download everything I got I will begin to post. Suffice it to say any realtors that have someone interested in purchasing a home that usese well water in the house should highly recommend a well inspection. Some of the information...
Posted about 6 years ago
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It happens to countless homeowners around the end of the year - you make the annual visit to your attic to collect the holiday decorations and what do you find? Spots and blotches covering the bottom of the roof sheathing. Worse yet - it turns out to be attic mold! What does energy conservation h...
Posted about 6 years ago
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Medical studies have found that black mold is the #1 cause of allergic symptoms. The mold Stachybotrys found in home, office and school environments has been linked to fatal pulmonary disorders.To help detect the possibility of mold, do you notice any of the following? Discoloration or black mold...
Posted about 6 years ago
Realty-Trac has just published it's findings about the upstate S.C. real estate market. We at amajorhi.com believe in sharing good news. Greenville's metro area reported the lowest 2007 foreclosure rate among the 100 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nationThe Greenville-Mauldin-Easle...
Posted about 6 years ago
Living Areas Paneling, pressed-wood furniture and cabinetry. These products may release formaldehyde gas. Remedy: Ask about formaldehyde content before buying furniture or cabinets. Some types of pressed-wood products, such as those with phenol resin, emit less formaldehyde. Also, products coated...
Posted about 6 years ago
Quick Facts... Indoor air quality can be worse than that of outdoor air. Problems can arise from moisture, insects, pets, appliances, radon, materials used in household products and furnishings, smoke and other sources. Effects range from minor annoyances to major health risks. Remedies include v...
Posted about 6 years ago
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