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Ghosting: How it Can Darken Your Ceiling

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What is Brownian Motion? To understand how ghosting occurs, we must understand what causes the accumulation of particles in concentrated areas. The oldest known deposition mechanism will be described first - Brownian motion. A long dead English botanist (yes, botanist not physicist), R. Brown, noticed tiny particles behave much like molecules with respect to vibration.…

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Mold Inspection 101: Part 2

Mold is a fungus mostly related to damp and musty areas such as bathrooms, basements and attics. Mold can grow and take hold within 24-48 hours following a water intrusion, can be difficult to identify, and if left unchecked, can result in property damage and health issues including: Allergic reactions Asthma Ongoing Respiratory Issues Why…