Basement Flooring That Can Help Against Mold Growth
In most homes, finished basements are used for storage, as playrooms, or as little nooks where people can relax. However, these spaces are often prone to flooding, mold, and water damage, mostly due to their location in a home. Luckily, you can avoid these types of damage by picking suitable materials for your basement floors. […]
YIKES! Basement Mold in 1, 2, 3
We can all agree that basement floods are one of any homeowner’s worst nightmares. Often caused by rain storms or broken pipes, floods are more dangerous than they might seem at first. If unnoticed, mold will take over and you can end up with more trouble than you asked for. However, if you move quickly […]
Mold vs. Mildew – What’s the Difference?
Mold and mildew are two types of fungi commonly found around the home. Though they may appear similar, it is important to note the differences between the two so you know how to treat and eliminate them. What Is the Difference Between Mold and Mildew? Mold is a type of fungus that penetrates the surface […]
Here’s what you should know about a mold inspection, testing and when you should contact a mold specialist.
We can all experience mold overgrowth in our homes without even noticing it. Due to its tendency to grow in dark places, mold can be hidden from plain sight. If you don’t have mold allergies, you may not even notice it growing for an extended period of time. That’s why mold inspection and testing are […]
Realtors, Don’t Scare Away Your Buyers With Mold!
There’s no need for this year’s spooky season to be ruined by some mold. With our help, both realtors and buyers will be able to spot mold like pros and know exactly what to do about it. So let’s see what the most common telltale signs are, and why it’s key to get the professionals […]
8 Signs There’s Mold Hiding in Your Home
Mold is a vicious fungus that can destroy the integrity of your home faster than you can say mold removal. Furthermore, it can cause severe health problems if not dealt with on time. In this article, we’d like to tell you about eight sure signs that you’ve got a mold problem! Telltale Signs in Your […]
Our Pets Reveal A Lot About the Overall Health of our Homes
Do you have a furry friend — or two — at home? If you are lucky enough to share your life with a pet, you don’t need us telling you they are one of the family which is exactly why paying attention to their health is so important. There is one invisible threat we often forget […]
When Does Mold Removal Go From DIY to Professional Assistance?
To DIY or not to DIY? Every homeowner is faced with this question, especially when it comes to something as common as mold. If mold growth covers 10 square feet or more, it’s difficult to remove that much affected material and not have it negatively impact your air quality. The biggest piece of advice we […]
The Clock Is Ticking!
Too much water in the house always spells trouble — it may ruin your furniture, compromise the construction, and destroy electronics. On top of that, moisture creates a perfect environment for mold growth. And once mold invades your home, the whole process of restoration becomes much harder and pricier. So how much time do you […]
Failing Sump Pumps and Mold Prevention
The most common “first aid kit” homeowners can use against flooding comes in the form of a sump pump. By definition, these pumps act as an insurance policy and can be installed in the basement or crawlspace. If it so happens that groundwater begins to collect, it will trigger the sensor on the pump, which […]