Causes and Dangers of Floods

AlorAir Team | November 2, 2019

Floods are a natural calamity that comes with so much destruction. Floods occur when water bodies have an increase in water level thus causing them to rise and overflow onto dry land. Floods have been around from time immemorial and in some cases, some could say that some instances of flooding have been an ‘advantage’ …

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Basement Floor Drying Solutions

AlorAir Team | October 21, 2019

Any homeowner with a home with a basement has encountered the damp basement problem. A damp basement is caused by problems in water drying from the basement wall or the floor. Water in the basement floor and walls can be as a result of: Rainwater, groundwater, or melting snow water saturating the soil around the …

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7 Potential Health Risks of a Humid Environment

AlorAir Team | October 12, 2019

A humid environment refers to an atmosphere with relatively high levels of water vapor. Most people only understand the effects of high humidity on your health, this is mainly because in a high humidity environment one will experience immediate personal discomfort like sweating. However, a very low humidity environment also poses serious health risks. Potential …

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7 Potential Health Effects of Humid Environment

AlorAir Team | October 5, 2019

With the change of seasons comes the change of relative humidity in the atmosphere. Both high and low humidity can cause damage to the body which in turn will affect your health. It might not seem like a big deal at first but these effects come over time and may cause serious damage to the …

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How Restoration Contractors Can Deal with Insurance Companies

AlorAir Team | September 28, 2019

The Restoration and Reconstruction Industry is going through an unprecedented phase of growth. Just in the USA, the market has grown to $210 billion annually. But the industry is also going through difficulties. The insurance companies are exercising more power and control over the industry while the government regulations are also changing. This article first …

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Guide to Water Damage Restoration

AlorAir Team | September 23, 2019

Sometimes accidents happen. Some accidents can cause water damage to your housing and other property. If you are reading this, you might want to find a solution to a similar problem. Although water is a standard utility in our houses, some parts of the house are simply not capable of withstanding wet conditions. Homebuilders try …

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Danger of Mold for Kids

AlorAir Team | September 17, 2019

Mold is commonly looked down upon as more of an inconvenience or aesthetically displeasing problem. It’s also acknowledged as a somewhat minor hazard to people. Although the danger to an average adult may be considered as a minor hazard, the danger to younger kids seems to be greatly underestimated. This post looks at the danger …

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How to Deal with Mold in The House?

AlorAir Team | September 5, 2019

Mold is a common problem in many houses. It is harmful to the health and wellbeing of people while also damaging property. There are many ways to avoid mold from becoming a problem. But sometimes, it is too late to try to avoid it and one has to consider how to get rid of it. …

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How to Measure Humidity

AlorAir Team | August 24, 2019

Humidity is the amount of water vapor (or moisture) in the air. There are various ways to measure and state the level of humidity. The two common ways to measure humidity are Absolute Humidity and Relative Humidity. In this article, we look at these common ways of measuring humidity, understand the difference between them, and …

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What to Look for When Buying a Dehumidifier

AlorAir Team | August 18, 2019

Dehumidifiers are commonly needed to keep the environment healthy and dry for people as well as property. Standard air conditioning can take care of controlling moisture in the air for some houses. But even in such houses, there may be separate dehumidifiers needed in some rooms, e.g. the basement. There are various kinds of dehumidifiers …

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