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Solved! Killing Mold on Wood

It comes as no surprise that mold is one of the most dangerous and common fungi that we can encounter in our house. In fact, according to research, more than 45 million buildings in the US have unhealthy levels of mold. And while mold is commonly associated with drywall and leaking pipes, it can also …

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Mold in the Air Conditioner? How to Find It and Fix It

Have you noticed a strange moldy odor in your home recently but haven’t been able to figure out what its source is? If you have, the answer may be that it’s coming from your air conditioner. As unlikely and strange as it may seem, mold tends to grow inside ACs that aren’t in use. It …

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Do You Have a Plan If Your House Floods?

Floods can be the result of external, environmental factors or come from the inside of your home. Do you know what you should do in case of a flood? It’s best to be prepared! Here are the 6 steps you should follow to stay safe, prepare, and lessen the extent of water damage: 1. Turn off …

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Sneaky Places in Your Home That Breed Mold

At this point, you’re probably aware of mold and the adverse effects it can have on your health. However, what you may not know is that mold can be quite sly. Given that all it takes is some moisture and germs for mold to start growing, it can creep in the unlikeliest of places. Even …

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5 Levels of Mold Remediation — How to Deal With Mold

The threshold per the IICRC S520 is once we’re greater than 10SF of visible contamination, it’s recommended to have the mold professionally remediated with full containment and negative air pressure established, HEPA air scrubbers, etc. Based on the amount of contamination, mold removal can be divided into five categories. Learning which level of mold remediation you’re …

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Bathroom Fans and Mold — What You Need to Know

Elevated humidity in bathrooms is not a strange occurrence. However, it doesn’t just manifest in a foggy mirror you see after a shower. Excess humidity also creates a perfect environment for the formation of mold, mildew, and bacteria. These problems are much bigger than just fog, and you need to address them quickly to ensure …

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How to Eliminate Kitchen & Bathroom Mold

Mold is a more common problem than most homeowners realize. In addition to being unsightly, having kitchen and bathroom mold can also seriously impact our health. In this case, prevention is our best course of action. But what happens if we don’t take mold seriously? Read more to learn about what mold is, prevention strategies, …

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Why Does Keeping Vents and Ducts Clear Prevent Mold?

We can all agree that almost every house owner has dealt with mold at least once in their life. And while mold is annoying, it can also be extremely harmful to your health. But having to deal with it is hard and requires specialized tools. That’s why it’s important to stop mold before it has …

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BRR… Potentially Record Setting Cold Coming Our Way, Here’s What to Do!

Why is the Winter a Perfect Time for Mold? Because mold’s favorite living conditions are dark, damp, and humid areas, you would think mold wouldn’t show up until the summer to start wreaking havoc on your home and your breathing. Mold can find a way to grow even in the dead of winter if the …

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