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Facts About Mold In Your Home

Mold Can Grow in Many Areas of your home.

Though not always dangerous, mold can, in certain instances, cause serious illness.

Experts estimate that there are tens of thousands of different types of mold in the world. A type of fungi, molds are single-celled or multicellular organisms without chlorophyll that reproduce by spores and live by absorbing nutrients from organic matter. Fungi can be classified as molds, mushrooms, rusts, mildews and yeasts. Some of the common types of molds found indoors include cladosporium, alternaria, penicillium, and aspergillus.

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Top Three Innovations To Improve Home Efficiency

Call SJ Johnson today to increase your home’s efficiency and save you money.

Call SJ Johnson today to increase your home’s efficiency and save you money.

Our homes are a great measuring stick of how far we’ve progressed in the past 20 years, especially when it comes to their efficiency in terms of saving us energy and money.

Here are the top three innovative technologies that can improve the efficiency of our homes:

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Winterize your home and furnace before the bad weather

Did You Know… about heat loss

Heat LossDid you know?

According to Going Green Today, an estimated 15 to 30 percent of a home’s total heating and cooling energy is lost through poorly sealed ductwork, costing consumers about $5 billion dollars annually. A consultation with a heating and cooling technician may reveal where the drafts are located and what can be done to address the problem.

Be sure to winterize your home before bad weather hits!


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Preparing for Southern Maryland Winter Storms

A blizzard is one of winter’s great storms in Southern Maryland

Winter-StormsEvery winter comes with its own warnings of nasty weather. Blizzard-like conditions is a popular term used in conjunction with a snowstorm. People may wonder what actually constitutes a blizzard and just how common it can be.

Blizzards are often associated with heavy snowfalls. However, they can also be caused simply by strong winds blowing around existing snow. The National Weather Service defines a blizzard as large amounts of falling or blowing snow with winds in excess of 35 mph and visibility of less than 1/4 of a mile for an extended period of time (greater than 3 hours). In essence, it is the limitation of visibility that often defines a blizzard and not entirely the snowfall totals.

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Pay Attention To The Fuel You Use In The Winter

Supplemental Heating-Space Heater in Bryantown
Stay Safe in Southern Maryland with supplemental Heating

When the weather begins to grow cold throughout Southern Maryland, individuals turn to supplemental forms of heat for a variety of reasons. The rising cost of home ownership as well as escalating Southern Maryland fuel prices often set people on a search for the least expensive and most efficient ways to keep comfortable during the cold weather season. Space heaters, wood-burning stoves and fireplaces are among the more common and popular supplemental heating sources.

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New Rules For Natural Gas Drilling

In June 2012, the United States Environmental Protection Agency announced new air pollution rules for the natural gas drilling process called “fracking.” Although many people who have long had concerns about fracking in Southern Maryland find the new rules acceptable, many are still upset that the laws will be set into effect over the course of two years.
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Selling Your Home Quicker Includes Taking Care of Fuel Oil Tanks & Propane Tanks

Before starting remodeling projects read the infographic to help you decide which projects will give you the highest return on investment when selling your home.

SJ Johnson Home Improvements Info Graphic

For your propanefuel oil, and pool water in the summer time, call SJ Johnson Company – 410-257-2515.




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Check Propane Tanks Before Company Arrives

How to spruce up outdoor space before hosting guests in Southern Maryland

Things you should learn from reading this article:

  • Check Propane Tanks before Southern Maryland company arrives.
  • Walkways need to be cleaned and cleared
  • Furniture must be cleaned
  • Clean the entryway

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