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16 10, 2017

Mold Smell Removal Guide

By | 2017-10-16T09:52:55+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on Mold Smell Removal Guide

If you smell that familiar musty smell, chances are, you HAVE mold. It’s a musty, unpleasant scent that can linger even after the fungus is gone. Here are some ways to keep your home smelling fresh and clean. Why Does Mold Smell Musty? Mold gives off volatile organic compounds (MVOC). While some don’t smell at [...]

6 10, 2017

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality In Your Home

By | 2017-10-06T15:32:20+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How To Improve Indoor Air Quality In Your Home

With mold proliferation and other factors, indoor air quality can be five times worse than the air you breathe outside, and without the proper ventilation, it can cause health problems for you, your family and pets. If you suspect your indoor air isn’t as clean as it should be, here are some ways to change [...]

1 10, 2017

Mold Inside Your Coffee Maker Is Making You Sick. Here’s How To Clean It.

By | 2017-10-01T18:57:34+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Mold Inside Your Coffee Maker Is Making You Sick. Here’s How To Clean It.

We all love nothing more than a delicious cup of warm coffee? But a good cup of mold? Not so much. However, there are times when mold can even affect the coffee you drink, by making a cozy home for itself in your coffee maker. How Does Mold Get In A Coffee Maker? Mold thrives [...]

25 09, 2017

How To Prevent Mold During New Home Construction

By | 2017-09-25T16:40:18+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Prevent Mold During New Home Construction

We know that mold is caused by a combination of moisture and darkness and can be hidden in the walls and floors of any home. It not only thrives in already existing homes, but it can be found in new construction too. How Can Mold Affect New Construction? Mold thrives indoors and out, and, if [...]

15 09, 2017

How To Remove Mold From Walls?

By | 2017-09-15T15:22:20+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Remove Mold From Walls?

It’s common knowledge that mold can creep up walls, but did you know it can do so inside the walls as well as out? You don’t have to see mold to be affected by its presence, but you do need figure out how to remove it fast, keep it from spreading, and causing both health [...]

9 09, 2017

How Sunlight Fights Mold Exposure & Mold Illnesses

By | 2017-09-09T14:45:02+00:00 September 9th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How Sunlight Fights Mold Exposure & Mold Illnesses

Anyone who is exposed to mold can become sick by it. Allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses can manifest from mold and cause lifelong problems. However, there are several ways to combat these ailments, one of which is through sunlight. What Causes Mold Illness? Exposure to molds usually occurs in water-damaged indoor environments. Here, they [...]

4 09, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Puts Public At Risk With Massive Mold Exposure Risk

By | 2017-09-04T10:30:45+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Puts Public At Risk With Massive Mold Exposure Risk

Hurricane Harvey’s devastation posed an immediate danger to the lives and health of many Texans, but as cleanup begins, residents are not yet out of the woods. As the waters recede and evacuees return home, they face another threat—mold. Harvey's torrential rain, destructive winds, and widespread flooding have so far taken the lives of 44 [...]

28 08, 2017

How Does Mold On Drywall In New Construction Happen?

By | 2017-08-29T12:10:56+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Does Mold On Drywall In New Construction Happen?

Finding mold in new construction is not only frustrating but costly. Yes, it can happen, but mold—which can harm the structure of your home and family’s health—IS avoidable, if you know what to look for. How Does New Drywall Attract Mold? Recent findings suggest that some instances of mold in new drywall start at the [...]

19 08, 2017

Sick Teacher In NJ Awarded $1.8 Million Due To Mold Exposure

By | 2017-08-19T10:42:43+00:00 August 19th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sick Teacher In NJ Awarded $1.8 Million Due To Mold Exposure

A Millburn, New Jersey music teacher, Mary Jean Alsina, was awarded nearly $2 million for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages after a judge ruled that classroom mold was responsible for her asthma and other chronic lung problems. Essex County Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington handed down the $1.8 million dollar verdict in the [...]

12 08, 2017

How Much Does Water Damage Repair Cost?

By | 2017-08-12T06:40:07+00:00 August 12th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Much Does Water Damage Repair Cost?

Repairing water damage can be costly, depending upon a few variables—the location of the damage, how long it’s gone unnoticed and what materials are affected. The cost of the problem can also increase regarding health and safety issues. The best way to avoid costly cleanups, hospital bills, and renovations is to address any potential leaks, [...]