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Monday, August 13, 2018

What Is A Vapor Barrier?



Vapor barrier material is made of polyethylene and is absolutely impermeable. Many contractors use the material to keep your house dry from moisture buildup. Too much humidity in your home can be a breeding ground for mold or mildew. Unfortunately, leaving moisture in your home unattended can create structural damage. A vapor barrier is used in building construction to prevent damage by moisture to the building structure or home. You're invited to call a GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration professional for more details.

Signs That Your Home Can Benefit From Vapor Barrier Material

The crawl space may be used by many different aspects of your home without being living space. For example, some homes have HVAC equipment in the crawl space, plumbing, or wiring. Often times, nobody lives in the crawl space, but it's quick to collect moisture. Experts like GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration says, the framework of your home is subject to moisture, and can be protected with vapor barrier material. Learn how moisture can accumulate in your home by reading more below.

How Does Moisture Accumulate In Your Home?

There are several ways moisture attempts to accumulate in your home, and may require vapor barrier material to avoid damages. For example, moisture can accumulate in your home from the soil. If you have an older Suffolk or Nassau County home, the EPA says, additional protection like vapor barrier material is important. A junction box that's associated with your residential electrical components, is a standing ground for moisture. Standing moisture around your wiring can create another financial liability along with become a fire hazard. Vapor barrier is a superior protective blockade against moisture.

What To Expect From GreenPro Cleaning

- licensed & bonded professionals
- emergency services
- warranty on all parts & labor
- experienced technicians

If you've ever experienced dampness in your home, it can be a result of moisture collecting underneath your home, attic, or homes that are prone to moisture. In fact, vapor barrier material will stop moisture from accumulating in the framework of your home. More importantly, reducing moisture in your home can create clean air. Vapor barrier can also eliminate allergies for older adults and children in your home that will suffer the most. You're invited to contact a GreenPro professional for more derails today.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Top Ways Outside Allergens Are Brought Indoors

Top Ways Outside Allergens Are Brought Indoors


When outdoor allergens migrate into your home, they can cause red, itchy, eyes, sinus congestion, sneezing, runny noses, headaches and all kinds of misery.

Calling in the professionals at Green Pro Cleaning & Restoration can help eliminate outdoor allergens and end the misery.


How Outdoor Allergens Get Inside Homes


Allergy sufferers usually do as much as they can to keep a barrier between themselves and the outdoor allergens that make their lives miserable. Unfortunately, there are many ways irritating outdoor allergens make their way into your home without you being aware of them.

We at Green Pro Cleaning & Restoration want to help our neighbors in Suffolk County and Nassau County become aware of some ways outdoor allergens get into their homes and encourage them to call us to thoroughly clean their homes to remove them.


Outdoor allergens get indoors through:


1. Open Windows And Doors

Every time you open and close your doors, outdoor allergens have the opportunity to come in, especially in spring and summer. If you use electric fans while the windows are open, outdoor allergens will spread throughout your home.

2. On Your Clothing

One of the most common ways allergens can get into your home is on your clothing. Pollen and other types of outdoor allergens are always being carried around by the wind and deposited on your clothing. When you walk into your home, you bring it with you.

3. Mowing The Lawn

Whenever someone mows the lawn, a lot of outdoor allergens are thrown into the air and on to their hair and clothing. When that person comes into the house, the allergens come with them.

4. Gardening

Just a few minutes spent puttering around in the garden can leave a person covered in outdoor allergens. Unless that person removes the clothing they are wearing while still outside, those allergens will hitch a ride indoors on them.

5. Using Outdoor Clotheslines

Clothes drying on outdoor clotheslines act like a magnet for pollen and other outdoor elements the can cause allergic reactions. Drying your clothes using a vented dry will help to keep outside allergens from invading your home.


If you want to eliminate the outdoor allergens that have accumulated in your home, contact Green Pro Cleaning & Restoration. We know exactly what to do to get rid of the outdoor allergens that have slipped into your home and are making you miserable.


Monday, July 30, 2018

Which Issues Arise If You Don’t Treat Mold?


Exposure to black mold can cause a lot of health problems, so it’s a good idea to be proactive about properly dealing with the mold in your home rather than suffering from unfortunate consequences.

You might mistakenly think that because black mold is such an ordinary thing in parts of North America that it’s not really a major issue, but the truth is that a mold infestation is something that you should treat properly because not doing so is a serious threat to your health.


Black mold often appears after water damage in a home - there will be telltale black spots and a distinct musty smell. Upon closer inspection, these spots will be dusty and will tend to spread mostly in damp areas. Since drywall and carpets are particularly great at holding in moisture (and particularly common in modern American construction), these are hotspots for mold growth.


Some people have allergies
, and mold can be an allergen that irritates your sinuses and causes cold-like symptoms if you live in a house with it. If you feel like you have sinusitis, it could simply be due to black mold exposure. If you have an incurable cough or sinusitis that doesn’t respond to treatment, the cause could easily be mold exposure.

The longer a person is exposed to mold, the worse that these symptoms will become. If you discover black mold and are suffering from any discernible symptoms of poisoning, go to a doctor and call in professionals to clean it up. Prolonged exposure can be fatal, and it will make your life pretty unpleasant in the meantime.

If you have a mold infestation, it’s obviously paramount to have it dealt with properly. For that, you can count on the services of Green Pro Cleaning and Restoration to make your home safe again.


If you’re suffering from water damage or the resulting mold in your Suffolk County home, Green Pro Cleaning can help undo any such damages and make your home look like new again. They’re your best local option, and with a friendly and professional staff, you won’t regret choosing Green Pro.


Monday, July 23, 2018

ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines, What Are They?

ASHRAE Standards and Guidelines, What Are They?

Our homes are a representation of ourselves. They are a symbol of pride and for many a standing reminder of the American dream. It is a place of solitude and respite from the busy world around us. When we are sick, we stay there to get well. We relish the comfort of our abodes by keeping them clean and creating a safe environment.

A part of cleaning the home is the air quality. Replacing the air filters in our furnaces is great, but all homes, especially if it was occupied by prior residents, need the air ducts cleaned. GreenPro Cleaning and Restoration provides a process that follows the ASHRAE guidelines.

ASHRAE is the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Their goal is to use education and technology to advance sustainable HVAC-R practices worldwide. Reducing the carbon footprint while preserving precious resources is the focus of ASHRAE and the worldwide global initiative.

Why Should I Choose GreenPro Cleaning and Restoration?

One glance at the website at http://gogreenprocleaning.com/water-damage-suffolk-county.php and you’ll see the reason the company is called GreenPro.

• Uses Only Bio-Safe and Bio-Friendly Products

Harsh chemicals like ozone and chemical biocides are often used to kill fungi and bacteria lurking in the air ducts after they are cleaned. These harsh chemicals have been proven to cause respiratory problems and can harm small children, including the unborn.

• Entire HVAC system cleaning

GreenPro understands the importance of a healthy environment inside your home or business. They will not show up with a large hose and get right to work. There is an inspection process, then an entire cleaning of the HVAC system. What is the point of cleaning the ductwork and the filter if you are going to blow dirt back into them once your system is turned on?

• Keeping Up with EPA Standards

GreenPro thoroughly cleans the HVAC system and applies an anti-microbial treatment to sanitize and disinfect only on nonporous surfaces. Only products that are registered as safe with the EPA are used. The EPA provides an air duct cleaning checklist for consumers. GreenPro provides all ten requirements with each service call.


For a complete, environmentally safe, and thorough air duct cleaning company contact GreenPro at (631) 940-8100 or visit the website at http://gogreenprocleaning.com/water-damage-suffolk-county.php to see all of our services and schedule a consultation. Don’t leave your family’s health in just anyone’s hands.

Monday, July 16, 2018

How Cleaning Out Air Ducts Improves Indoor Air Quality

How Cleaning Out Air Ducts Improve Indoor Air Quality.


Are you a resident of either Suffolk County or Nassau County? Is your air duct giving you a challenge? Worry no more. Green Pro Cleaning has a solution for all your air needs.

How Cleaning Out Air Ducts Improve Indoor Air Quality.

There are a number of benefits of cleaning those clogged air ducts.

  • Improved Air Circulation
It does get dusty sometimes around Suffolk and Nassau Counties during the year. Most of these dust usually ends up settling in the air ducts, blocking maximum amount of air from circulating inside the house, making the house stuffy and dumpy at the same time. For efficient air circulation and proper ventilation, contact Green Pro Cleaning for improved air circulation in your house.

  • Fresh, Cooling Air
We have noticed that most houses have a certain odor that never goes away. The owners may be forced to use air fresheners which are costly and sometimes reactive to some members of the houses, for example, small children. It is depressing and for that reason, they need to seek the help of a cleaning company. Have your air ducts cleaned by us for a natural cooling sensation today!

  • Temperature Regulations 
You will notice that the rooms in your house have different temperatures. The reason uneven degrees of temperatures is, dirty air ducts preventing the cooling of warm air inside the rooms by air coming from outside. It is beneficial to have the air ducts in your house be cleaned on a regular basis for even room temperatures in all rooms in your house.
  •  Saves you Money

You probably noticed a certain change in the sequence of your energy bills. The charges of your energy bills keep rising while your energy consumption has not changed whatsoever. Well, this could be traumatizing especially if you are working on a budget. The hiked energy bills could be because your thermostat is working extra than it should since the set temperatures are proving difficult to be reached. Save your energy bills by cleaning your air ducts. We would, however, recommend the assistance of a reliable, efficient and professional company to help you out.

Contact Green Pro Cleaning for all your air solutions today for that fresh breath of clean air inside your house. You can also visit our website RIGHT HERE for more information and also for a chance to look at the various products and services offered by us.

Friday, July 6, 2018

What is the EPA?


When we visit a customer’s home, there are a certain set of rules and principles that we follow when it comes to us conducting our service. All of our services stay true to our "Earth Friendly" approach.

It's what sets us apart from the rest! We believe that by respecting the environment we promote a healthy, safe, and clean area for your home, workplace, and life.

All of our services use products that are bio-safe and all of our methods are bio-friendly. We do not use any toxic chemicals and our cleaning systems produce superior results. At GreenPro Cleaning, we're taking eco-friendly cleaning solutions to a higher standard.

We follow along with the rules, standards, and mission of the EPA when it comes to our cleaning services. The overall mission of the EPA as it states on their website:

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.”

The EPA also works to ensure that:

  • Americans have clean air, land, and water.
  • National efforts to reduce environmental risks are based on the best available scientific information.
  • Federal laws protecting human health and the environment are administered and enforced fairly, effectively and as Congress intended.
  • Environmental stewardship is integral to U.S. policies concerning natural resources, human health, economic growth, energy, transportation, agriculture, industry, and international trade, and these factors are similarly considered in establishing environmental policy.
  • All parts of society--communities, individuals, businesses, and state, local and tribal governments--have access to accurate information sufficient to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks.
  • Contaminated lands and toxic sites are cleaned up by potentially responsible parties and revitalized, and chemicals in the marketplace are reviewed for safety.

If you would like to learn more about the EPA and what they do, please feel free to swing by their website right here.  

When you call us, we only follow EPA guidelines and what the EPA suggests; especially when it comes to any ductwork and any antimicrobial treatment solutions.  

GreenPro Cleaning & Restoration treats the odors with an EPA Registered, non-toxic, chemical-free, botanical fungistat/disinfectant that kills 99.99% of harmful odor-causing bacteria.

We are so pleased with our products and their results, that we offer a 1-year warranty against odor recurrence for our attic and crawlspace projects when fixing any odor problems. If the odor comes back, we will re-treat for FREE.


If you have any questions or would like to contact us for a service, please visit our website right here or give us a call at 631-940-8100

Friday, June 29, 2018

Common Air Duct Problems in Summer

Green Pro Cleaning Helps You Diagnosis Air Duct Problems That You Can Experience During Summer

As the summer starts to approach and the days get hotter and hotter, it can be challenging to think about the things that should be checked out on your air conditioning unit before the start of the season. Here are some of the most common things that can be wrong with your unit that you might not even know about.

Green Pro Cleaning has some calls each season where homeowners and business owners are complaining about their air conditioning not cooling correctly. One likely cause can be that you have a refrigerant leak. This leak is imperative to the function of your unit as it pulls the hot air inside and then sends it back to the outside while cooling off the air inside of your home.

Another problem that could cause your air conditioning unit to not function properly is a tear or hole in your ductwork. If you have an air conditioning unit that is forcing cold air out, but it is an insufficient amount of cooling air, you could be experiencing a leak from a tear or hole. There is also a possibility that there is a disconnected duct piece from the unit throughout the home.

Green Pro Cleaning also recommends that users look to the settings of their units. If your unit is turning on and off an excessive amount of times, there could be a problem with the settings, and if not, there could be another issue. One of the leading causes could be that an air filter is clogged. If the filter is clogged, it will restrict the amount of air that it will allow through the unit and therefore cause the unit to turn on and off.

If you find that you have a working unit but that it stops working periodically or you start to notice a burning smell, it could be your air conditioning unit. One problem that can be easily repaired and diagnosed is an electrical cause coming from your unit. If the unit is overheating or shuts down for no reason, there could be a problem with the units electrical end. 

Green Pro Cleaning is able to diagnosis this type of problem and can help you to make the proper repairs or to help you to decide if a new unit should be purchased and installed.