Important Information to Consider Before Attempting Mold Remediation
Mold can appear when and where you are not expecting it and spread quickly. However, as important as cleaning your home from mold quickly, it isn’t something you should attempt on your own if it’s covering an area that is more than 10 square feet. Here are some important things to consider before you […]
Sudden Water Stains! Is it a Sign of Mold?
It’s quite a common issue many people face in residential areas — noticeable water stains seemingly spreading around corners, on the walls, on the floors and ceilings, etc. Aesthetically, it looks really bad, but there’s an additional problem. What if all of that water causes mold to grow? Most of the time when we’re asked […]
Carpet Mold…Did You Know?
Most people believe that mold usually appears on walls, bathroom tiles, and other hard surfaces. However, it can also easily grow on softer and warmer areas, including carpets. In fact, mold actually thrives in these conditions and is difficult to eliminate once left alone for too long. Fortunately, you can easily put an end to […]
How to Deal With Winter Window Mold
Winter is that time of the year when you want to do nothing but relax in your warm, cozy home. However, as you’re sitting by the window, watching the snowfall, you notice a strange, black texture on your windowsill. If that sounds familiar, then you might be dealing with a window mold infestation. Fortunately, while […]
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 […]
What are Mycotoxins?
Mycotoxins are naturally occurring substances produced by fungi, particularly mold, but also mushrooms and yeast. They can be toxic for humans and animals and can cause liver and kidney damage, amongst other health issues. That’s why, in this article, we’ll take a deeper look into mycotoxins, where you can find them, and what you can […]
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 […]