Does this house have mold?

Does this house have mold?

No one wants to buy a mold-infested home. Countless hours and thousands of dollars spent in pursuit of the perfect house could be ruined by the discovery of mold creeping under the bathroom cabinet or behind the wallpaper in the dining room. Suddenly, your new home is...

Does Bleach Kill Mold

There are many types of mold and many places it can hide: behind wallpaper, in humidifiers, in boxes of leftovers or opened drinks, and of course in damp spaces such as in bathrooms and around heating and air vents. And while many people would reach for bleach to...
What is Crawl Space Encapsulation?

What is Crawl Space Encapsulation?

Crawl space encapsulation is the best way to ensure the longevity of your home’s crawl space and the quality of the air you breathe. The area below your feet may be hidden from sight, but it should be on the mind of any homeowner. It’s certainly on our mind at...

Black Mold Removal

Black mold (also called toxic black mold) is the common and descriptive name for Stachybotrys chartarum. It is most often mentioned in the context of mold growing in homes. When it does, it becomes highly dangerous to people. The reason it is called “toxic” black mold...

Hiring a Mold Removal Service

What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Professional Mold Removal Service Hiring a qualified mold removal expert is your best approach if you suspect there is mold in your home or apartment and the landlord is doing nothing about it. A mold removal expert can also serve...

DIY Mold Remediation and Risks

When you notice a mold infestation inside your home, it is often best to leave mold remediation to professionals. You want to limit your exposure to mold and mold spores as much as possible. Many people who attempt a mold remediation program on their own aren’t...

Home Remedies for Water Damage

Water damage can be a very detrimental thing. Even the smallest amount of moisture can lead to irreparable damage to both your possessions and the house in which they are kept. There are certain steps one can take to ensure as little damage is done by water as...

How Does Mold Grow?

Mold looks for warmth, food, and moisture. In order for it to grow it needs all three of these things. Mold often finds a place to grow in kitchens, bathrooms, or basements, but if the conditions are favorable it can grow in other rooms as well. Climate can affect...

How to Prevent Mold from Forming in Your Home

The thought of mold silently multiplying under carpets and appliances, in the back of closets, behind basement walls, is enough to give any homeowner nightmares. That’s why we probably prefer to not think about mold at all. But ignoring mold in your home is a serious...

How Water Can Enter Your Home

There are many ways water can enter your home. Most homes today have a wooden frame with pieces of sheet-rock forming the main barrier between the inside and outside. Sheetrock is quite permeable and can easily degrade, and even begin falling apart when wet....