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Green Drain Eliminates Odors, for any Floor Drain

Posted by Barry Greenberg on Wed, Jul 30, 2014 @ 23:07 PM

Why Green Drain is the New Eco-Friendly Solution for any floor drain...

Trying to find the right solution or product to eliminate odors from dried drain traps, can make you feel lost at sea. At times, those horribly unpleasant odors can be overwhelming, and while standard practice calls for caustic or acidic drain cleaners, these products can damage the pipes, material of construction, as well as your lungs. Fortunately, there is a natural solution to this problem. Instead of reaching for that bottle of drain cleaner, Green Drain is the New Eco-Friendly Solution for any floor drain.

Green Drain only allows for a one-way flow of liquid, down the drain, so there are no back-ups. Green Drain also prevents hazardous sewer gases and harmful bacteria from leaking up through the drain. Not only does Green Drain's one-way valve and silicon skirts eliminate odors, it also prevents insects from entering through the drains. Additionally Green Drain can prevent flood damage, and it is completely chemical free. This means Green Drain is not only the safest solution to all your floor drain requirements, but is also safe for your environment.

The fumes from chemical drain cleaners can be toxic and harmful to caregivers, maintenance workers, and anyone else in the area. These chemicals, which can actually damage metal pipes, may even cause more work and expense for you in the long run.

Green Drains are better for the environment because you don't add dangerous chemicals, that can leak into soil and water. This chemical-free solution can go in any drain and is suitable for use in kitchens, basements, labs, restrooms, industrial drains, water heaters, laundry rooms, and even showers. 

In today's world, where awareness of the environment is essential, help create a cleaner, safer and more eco-friendly floor drain, with the Green Drain and eliminate those unpleasant odors in your building naturally.

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Topics: Eco Friendly Cleaning, drain care, inhibit growth of bacteria, insect repellent, how to prevent drain flies, liquidbreaker, floor drain odors, green drain

WEST NILE VIRUS DISEASE INCREASING

Posted by Barry Greenberg on Wed, Aug 1, 2012 @ 19:08 PM

WEST NILE virus disease cases up this year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging people to take steps to prevent West Nile virus infections.  Outbreaks of West Nile virus disease occur each summer in the United States.  This year, some areas of the country are experiencing earlier and greater activity.

Thus far in 2012, 42 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds, or mosquitoes. A total of 241 cases of West Nile virus disease, including four deaths, have been reported to CDC. This is the highest number of cases reported through the end of July since 2004. Almost 80 percent of the cases have been reported from three states, Texas, Mississippi, and Oklahoma.

West Nile virus is transmitted to people by infected mosquitoes.  In the United States, most people are infected from June through September, and the number of these infections usually peaks in mid-August.  Seasonal outbreaks often occur in local areas that can vary from year to year.  Many factors impact when and where outbreaks occur, such as weather, numbers of mosquitoes that spread the virus, and human behavior.

“It is not clear why we are seeing more activity than in recent years,” said Marc Fischer, M.D., M.P.H., medical epidemiologist with CDC’s Arboviral Diseases Branch.  “Regardless of the reasons for the increase, people should be aware of the West Nile virus activity in their area and take action to protect themselves and their family.” 

The best way to prevent West Nile virus disease is to avoid mosquito bites:

  • Use insect repellents when you go outdoors. -Minimum 25% DEET
  • Wear long sleeves and pants during dawn and dusk.
  • Install or repair screens on windows and doors.  Use air conditioning, if you have it.
  • Empty standing water from items outside your home such as flowerpots, buckets, and kiddie pools.

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Approximately 1 in 5 people who are infected with West Nile virus will develop symptoms such as fever, headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, or rash.  Less than 1 percent will develop a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues).  About 10 percent of people who develop neurologic infection due to West Nile virus will die.  People over 50 years of age and those with certain medical conditions, such as cancer, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease, and organ transplants, are at greater risk for serious illness.

There are no medications to treat, or vaccines to prevent, West Nile virus infection.  People with milder illnesses typically recover on their own, although symptoms may last for several weeks.  In more severe cases, patients often need to be hospitalized to receive supportive treatment, such as intravenous fluids, pain medication, and nursing care.  Anyone who has symptoms that cause concern should contact a health care provider.

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Topics: insect repellent, 25% DEET

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