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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Young Children and Mold – Why Mold Removal is a Must

Our home is supposed to be a safe place where we can hide away from the bad weather and keep our children safe from allergies and colds. However, there are possible dangers lurking inside as well. Mold is a sneaky fungus. Although not toxic in itself, when we breathe it in it becomes highly hazardous. […]

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 […]