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Your home should be a safe, comfortable, and healthy sanctuary for you and your family; but are there issues that contaminate the air you breathe indoors? Perhaps dust and mold are causing indoor allergies, or maybe your crawlspace is sending airborne contaminants throughout your entire home.

At Total Home Performance, we take pride in helping homeowners along Maryland’s Eastern Shore uncover indoor air quality (IAQ) issues, improve home comfort, and create truly healthy spaces for them and their families to enjoy.

Hazards That Affect Your Home’s Health & Indoor Air Quality

Did you know that according to the EPA, your indoor air might be two to five times more polluted than the air outside? This is because many homes have structural issues which allow airborne contaminants to accumulate inside the home.

Even if you give your house a deep clean on a regular basis, there could be problem areas in your house which harm your IAQ and waste valuable energy. For example:

  • Air leaks let outside pollutants seep into the home

  • Poor ventilation keeps stale air indoors

  • Ductwork leaks let dust into your HVAC system

  • Excess indoor humidity causes mold growth

  • Crawl space issues send musty air throughout the home

For a truly healthy home, it’s important to uncover these types of issues at the source and make targeted improvements which improve indoor air quality, comfort, and energy efficiency.

How to Make Your Home a Healthy Home

With Total Home Performance, creating a healthy home is simple. We offer a wide range of services that work together to make your home healthier inside and out.

Here are some key home improvements we recommend if you’re looking to boost overall home health.

Seal Air Leaks

Many homes tiny air leaks along the exterior and throughout the interior. These tiny holes and gaps may seem negligible, but they allow things like pollen, dirt, smoke, mold, and excess moisture to seep into your home. Air sealing eliminates air leaks for greater protection against outside pollutants.

Seal Ductwork

On a similar note, ductwork can develop air leaks over time. This not only wastes valuable energy but also lets unhealthy air in your crawl space or attic seep into your ductwork — and then get distributed throughout the entire home. Duct sealing eliminates air leaks to keep dust and other contaminants out of your HVAC system.

Remove Mold

Mold multiplies quickly in humid environments. If any area of your home has a musty odor, chances are that area is affected by mold. Schedule mold remediation to uncover and remove any existing mold.

Encapsulate the Crawl Space

The crawl space is a common site for moisture and mold issues. Repair your crawl space with a comprehensive approach call crawl space encapsulation, where our experts will seal vents and leaks with spray foam, ensure proper drainage, and install a vapor barrier to keep moisture out. We may also install a dehumidifier to further control indoor moisture levels.

Not Sure Where to Start? Schedule an Energy Audit with Total Home Perfomance!

It’s not always easy to pinpoint exactly what issues are detracting from your home’s health. That’s why we conduct comprehensive energy audits for homeowners along the Eastern Shore of Maryland. During your energy audit, we’ll take an in-depth look at your home and determine what’s causing your home’s comfort, health, and efficiency issues — and then point you to the right solutions for greater home health.

Start making your home a safer and healthier space for you and your family. Call (410) 822-1390 or contact us to get started with an energy audit!

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What Our Customers Are Saying About Us

  • The contractor was thorough, professional and impressive in the presentation and completion of the work completed at our home. Their work crew was extremely neat, efficient and timely in getting the work done. I highly recommend Total Home Performance, L.L.C.

    John Davis
  • Total Home Performance did an outstanding job. The work was completed as promised (time/price/quality).

    Joseph Holt
  • Entirely Satisfactory - Derek Dombrosky is an extremely capable young man.

    Elden and Barbara Hartshorn
  • Over all the THP experience was complete thorough and very professional. The equipment utilized was first rate and the work was excellent.

    William Gilmore
  • Total Home Performance is a yong company that is dedicated to doing outstanding work. Following the energy audit, Derek made an excellent presentation to us regarding our problems and their proposed solutions.

    Bill Leasure
  • Excellent staff. Professional work. Worked well with my schedule.

    Dean Hinton
  • Total Performance LLC was a very professional, hard working group. Since we are a total electric house with three heat pumps and a crawl space, we are looking forward to a lower power bill this winter.

    Ed Bishop
  • Total Home Performance was an excellent contractor. They were very knowledgeable and recommended solutions which were very helpful in improving the livability and energy efficiency in my home.

    Peter Kennedy
  • Contractor was on time, neat, had very good workers, and cleaned up after finished. Very satisfied.

    Patrick
  • The owner of the company Derek, came to our home soon after we contacted the company for an audit. He seemed to do a very thorough evaluation in all parts of the house.

    Joyce M. Fitzpatrick
  • We had our home sealed and our crawl space too and as the winter months are here---we feel the difference already.

    Tim Nowak
  • Addressed a number of issues we had with an old "ballon frame" house. Updated crawlspace and insulated attic.

    Gary
  • The work was done effeciently and I could feel the difference in the in the heat/air right away. I am very happy with the work that was done.

    Judy
  • Designated work completed as scheduled. Workers were courteous and completed work in above average manner.

    Larry Fry
  • I was amazed at the immediate impact of house sealing on the level of comfort. I have to wait until next winter to see if the savings are as expected. The contractors crew were very professional and very careful.

    B J Latka
  • We were very pleased with Total Home Performance and the energy audit experience. All the employees were very professional, they showed up on time to perform the audit, which took about two hours, as they indicated.

    ocjacobs
  • Very capable personnel, respectful of our home, pleasant, able to answer question intelligently, thorough.

    John Bayliss
  • Company was outstanding.

    Dr Bill Plack
  • This is the second time the contractor has done work for us and each time it was a delight doing business with him.

    The Danns
  • We are delighted with the work that Total Home Performance performed in our home. The workers and the type of work they did were professional. They updated us on the status of work. We would definitely utilize them in the future if the need arises.

    David Turner
  • Total home performance did a great job sealing, removing decking in attic and installing new insulation and attic tent. They cleaned everything left no mess. Wife was very happy when she got home.

    Jimmy
  • Everyone was very nice and explained the reason for every improvement they suggested. There were several issues with having my information submitted for my rebates from my electric company, but they were eventually resolved.

    Crystal D.
  • Professional and friendly people provided excellent service.

    David Gibson
  • The company was dependable in terms of doing what they said they would, when they said they would. They seemed to be very knowledgeable. They resolved several of the issues that their audit indicated were problems.

    Karen
  • I can only say one word for the performance of Total Home Performance LLC is EXCELLENCE in all areas of work performed. Aside from a job well done, cleaned up working space at the end of each day, kept me informed as to what was taking place from day to day, and also finished the job on time.

    BJD
  • Everthing done well – sales, energy audit, installation, paperwork.

    Roger Crow
  • Total Home Performance has been very easy to deal with and I found them very efficient.

    Julie Libby
  • Matt Hargrove and his crew were excellent, on time and completed the work as indicated with no additional ala carte charges. Matt came out on the evening of hurricane Irene after we noticed our sump pump not working.

    Deb Rich
  • All went well. Very polite and professional. Finished work in timely manner. Hope it helps improve our heating costs!

    Bonnie Greer
  • From start to finish a very good experience. Complete analysis of needed upgrading to implementation was very positive experience. Work crew was very responsible and personable.

    Chuck and Ruth Barbour
  • My experience with the Maryland Home Performance program was very good for the following reasons. 1. The use of a certified contractor in energy efficient methods. 2. Having a certified contractor company that employs a crew that does good work.

    Sidney Schneider
  • Contractor was professional and completed all tasks as agreed. Program was helpful. We hope to realize energy savings over the coming years.

    Bruce Thomas
  • The contractors were kind, courteous and respectful of our home.

    Ed Watkins
  • The workers were experienced, fast, and neat. In addition they were polite. This is my first year in my home so I have no way of comparing my energy use this year with other years. I am satisfied with the work done.

    Carol
  • Work was completed on time and the workers went above and beyond. Great company to work with kept us informed the whole process

    Richard Covert
  • I can only say one word for the performance of Total Home Performance LLC is EXCELLENCE in all areas of work performed. Aside from a job well done, cleaned up working space at the end of each day, kept me informed as to what was taking place from day to day, and also finished the job on time.

    Maryland Local
  • From start to finish a very good experience. Complete analysis of needed upgrading to implementation was very positive experience. Work crew was very responsible and personable.

    Maryland Local
  • The workers were experienced, fast, and neat. In addition they were polite. This is my first year in my home so I have no way of comparing my energy use this year with other years. I am satisfied with the work done.

    Maryland Local
  • Matt Hargrove and his crew were excellent, on time and completed the work as indicated with no additional a-la carte charges. Matt came out on the evening of hurricane Irene after we noticed our sump pump not working.

    Maryland Local

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