Pests in New and Vacant Homes and Buildings What You Need to Know

By Douglas Stern, Managing Partner, Stern Environmental Group The slowing U.S. economy coupled with stricter mortgage-lending criteria has dealt the real estate industry a one-two punch from which it is still struggling to recover. Houses and commercial buildings are sitting on the market longer before they sell. Many of these buildings, particularly new builds and… Continue reading Pests in New and Vacant Homes and Buildings What You Need to Know

Look Out: Cicadas to Swarm Southeast in Spring 2017

Residents of the Southeast, get ready! Brood IV of the 17-Year cicadas is expected to emerge this spring for the first time since 2000. The largest numbers are anticipated in portions of South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia (with the potential for a smaller group to emerge in Wisconsin and Ohio). Periodical cicadas emerge from… Continue reading Look Out: Cicadas to Swarm Southeast in Spring 2017

Follow These 3 Spring Cleaning Tips to Battle Bugs, Germs and Mold in Your Home Read

Spring is ALMOST here and I wanted to share 3 great spring cleaning tips! However, there are areas of your home that have taken a beating while keeping you warm and safe through the course of the winter.  It’s time to give your home a little love as we approach the big thaw and protect… Continue reading Follow These 3 Spring Cleaning Tips to Battle Bugs, Germs and Mold in Your Home Read