What Does Mold Smell Like and How to Detect It at Home?

Most people can agree that every house has its own unique smell, which often reflects the nature of the home and those who live in it. However, sometimes, some factors can change the smell to be less than appealing, one of them being mold. And though mold doesn’t always have a strong smell, it’s certainly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Testing for Mold Growth

Mold growth is complicated. For one, it can spread quickly without your knowledge because it tends to grow in dark, unseen places in your home when moisture is present. Secondly, if it’s not growing in plain sight there’s a chance you might not ever know it’s there because the signs of mold growth in your […]

Mold Testing: The Basics

If the mold growth in your house has reached significant levels, you need mold testing from a mold remediation service. With their equipment and testing supplies, they’ll be able to give you If you or your family members have recently experienced symptoms that seem to baffle your doctors, you might look to your house as […]

Will Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Removal?

When it comes to homeowner’s insurance, most people assume that any damage is covered by insurance. It makes sense. Fires and floods are covered for the most part, and because mold can grow without you knowing of its existence and make your family sick, it’s understandable that most people think mold removal should be covered […]