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How to Properly Dry Out After a Flood and Prevent Mold

Flooding is by far one of the worst and most annoying challenges a homeowner can come across.  Once you notice the first signs of flooding, you should react immediately and take all the necessary steps to prevent mold and other flooding and water damage from happening. Repairing the flooding damage can be extremely hard, not …

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The Science of Mold Remediation

Mold Solutions is a full-service mold inspection, testing, remediation, and prevention company that can help you prevent mold problems from occurring and can resolve any existing problems. We use environmentally friendly products that are virtually non-toxic, non-poisonous, formaldehyde-free and have passed EPA requirements for safety. Mold Solutions is proud to be selected as the antimicrobial …

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What to Do When You Find Mold in Your Restaurant

For any restaurant owner, a health inspection is a stressful process. No matter how clean and polished your establishment is, you’ll always dread that inevitable visit, where everything you have and do will be inspected under a microscope — metaphorically and literally. A proper visit from health inspection means that people in charge of checking …

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Why You Should Test for Mold Before Purchasing a Home

Before buying a new home, most people like to have it examined by a licensed home inspector. No one wants to invest in something that has serious structural damage. In other words, we hire home inspectors because we want to know exactly what we are paying for. These inspections help us learn all the details …

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Common Types of Mold

Whether allergenic, pathogenic or toxigenic, you should hire a professional to take care of the mold inside your home. However, you first have to know which types there are and how you might recognize them. 1. Acremonium Acremonium is a toxic carcinogen type of mold you will usually find in areas where there’s lots of …

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Common Signs That Your Home Has a Mold Problem

While you may think of your home as a rock-solid, dependable, and unchanging place, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Whether you live in a house or an apartment, you’re residing inside a living, breathing space. However, in that same space reside millions and millions of microscopic beings, which you breathe in all the …

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The Most Common Places Your Home Could be Harboring Mold

There is a multitude of reasons why we don’t want to invite mold into our homes. For one, the fungus looks fairly disturbing, no matter where it happens to grow. More importantly, inhaling black mold spores can be incredibly harmful and cause anything from breathing problems to serious lung conditions. It can be even more …

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Thinking Bleach for Household Mold Removal? Think Again.

Bleach might be your go-to when it comes to cleaning just about any surface in your home. It works wonders against germs, it’s strong and effective and, I don’t know about you, but I associate the smell of bleach with a clean home and that is something I love. Many people believe that bleach is …

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Professional Mold Removal: Do I Have Toxic Black Mold?

Much of our side of the country has been hammered by winter weather these last few weeks so maybe you’ve put off packing those holiday decorations away. Imagine this scenario: You’re putting away the Christmas decorations after a delightful, yet decidedly damp, holiday season and just as you put the last box in place, you …

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