Mold is important to outdoor life as it helps break down organic matter, but we don’t want to see mold in our homes or businesses. Mold and moisture go hand in hand. Mold spores are not harmful until they are combined with a damp surface to grow on.
Mold occurs naturally in both indoor and outdoor environments. Outside, mold is actually quite helpful in breaking down dead organic matter, such as fallen leaves and dead trees. However, mold colonies are never good when they grow indoors. When it comes to fighting this silent threat to you and your family’s health, knowledge is your most powerful weapon. Continue reading Health Issues Caused by Mold→
Rainbow International of Chicago North Shore is based in Skokie, Illinois. Skokie is home to a large Jewish population. Tonight our community will begin to celebrate Hanukkah at sunset. Hanukkah is known as the Festival of Lights and is an eight-day celebration. Having such a large Jewish population, there are several events going on in the Skokie/Chicagoland area. Our very own Kaufman’s Deli is preparing traditional holiday treats. Chicago Fox News visited them this morning. Click on the link below to see the video clip. Continue reading 2014 Hanukkah Events and Activities→
As we prepare our homes for the holidays with lights and decorations, we should also be thinking about preparing our homes for what is usually the coldest time of the year. Last year, the term polar vortex became as common in our vocabulary as the term windy city. The extreme cold was not only brutal to us, but also to our homes. Continue reading Frozen Pipes→
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