Lurking in the Crawl Space
Crawl spaces are one of the most ignored parts of a home. After all, we’ve all heard the phrase — out of sight, out of mind. However, without proper care and attention, your home’s crawl space might become home to pests, germs, and, worst of all, mold! But why are crawl spaces so beloved by […]
What to Do After Your Home Floods
As a homeowner, you already have a pretty clear idea of how destructive floods can be. Regardless of their severity, these hazards can inflict severe damage on your property. Sometimes, you might even have to deal with issues like mold months after the initial flood. As a matter of fact, some homeowners have reported they’re […]
Preventing Mold on Bedroom Walls & Ceilings
When people think about places where mold usually invades, they often think of the kitchen, bathroom, attic, and basement. However, mold can also take over their bedrooms. In fact, bedroom mold is as common as all types of mold invasions. But, in contrast to other parts of your home, having mold in your bedroom is […]
What Does Mold Look Like?
Mold is one of the many issues that homeowners can come across. But, unlike other types of home problems, mold can actually cause real health issues and lower the value of your property. That’s why it’s vital to get rid of it as soon as possible. However, you can’t do that without knowing what mold […]
Can Mold Grow On My Furniture While in Storage?
By now, we are all well aware of the damage that mold and mildew can do to our property and health. Unfortunately, none of our personal belongings are safe from the dangers of mold, not even items that are held in storage facilities. Yes, you’ve read that right. If your storage facility has a mold […]
7 Safety Tips for Mold Cleanup and Remediation Tasks
It’s a known fact that mold is everywhere around us, including in our homes. While mold spores usually won’t pose any serious threat, sometimes they can grow and start to take over parts of your personal space. When that happens, you’ll need to undergo cleanup and remediation tasks. Normally, you’d want to hire a professional […]
What Happens After a Frozen Pipeline?
Although it’s true old homes are predisposed to frozen pipes, it can still happen to any home. The risk of frozen pipes is tied to their location inside your home and the type of insulation that protects them. Since water expands when it freezes, weak pipes can leak or even burst. This article will take […]
Will Opening Windows Reduce Mold? What To Know
Let’s be honest — every homeowner wants to avoid mold as much as possible. Not only can this fungus ruin the look of your home, but it can also pose a serious threat to your health. So, what should you do when you encounter mold? Most people’s first instinct might be to open a window. […]
Why You Should Never See Frost on the Wood Sheathing
Let’s be honest — homeowners have a lot of things to worry about. From basement floods to faulty electrical wires, homes are always in need of something. Yet, there is one more thing that can ruin your beautiful home in no time, and its name is frost. As a result, preventing frost from forming on […]
O Christmas Tree, Mold and Allergies
Every year, Americans buy almost 30 million live Christmas trees to decorate their homes. Most of them are pre-cut weeks ahead of time, even before Thanksgiving, in order to make things as easy as possible for both buyers and sellers. However, while Christmas trees are a beautiful tradition, for some, they are a recipe for […]