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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, [...]

4 08, 2017

​Could Mold Fungal Infection Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

By | 2017-08-04T17:11:35+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on ​Could Mold Fungal Infection Cause Alzheimer’s Disease?

While mold is known to cause illnesses such as asthma, allergies and other respiratory issues, Alzheimer’s disease has also been found to have a possible connection to mold exposure. Alzheimer’s is a heartbreaking progressive and degenerative disorder that is diagnosed by the presence of memory loss and disorientation. While scientists have proven the brains of [...]

29 07, 2017

How To Get Rid Of Mold Under The Floor

By | 2017-07-29T10:55:56+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Get Rid Of Mold Under The Floor

There is no such thing as living in an entirely mold-free environment. There are more than 100,000 kinds of mold in existence, and most have a beneficial purpose—they decompose biological matter that would otherwise drown the world in waste. But when mold spores drift inside your home and find a damp environment, they can grow [...]

22 07, 2017

What Are Biggest Mistakes When Cleaning Mold

By | 2017-07-22T09:38:19+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on What Are Biggest Mistakes When Cleaning Mold

When homeowners suspect they have a mold issue, some decide to clean it themselves. It’s possible that they can do so with the proper equipment and technique in place, but occasionally, they bite off more than can chew by either underestimating the size of the job or using the wrong materials. Here’s how you can [...]

14 07, 2017

Why Is It A Bad Idea To Do Mold Remediation Yourself?

By | 2017-07-14T15:57:53+00:00 July 14th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on Why Is It A Bad Idea To Do Mold Remediation Yourself?

When it comes to mold removal, you may be getting more than you bargained for if you try to do the job yourself, without the proper tools or experience. Mold can affect the health of everyone in your home, and if you don’t complete the job correctly, it can create a larger issue for you, [...]

8 07, 2017

When Should I Have My House Tested For Mold?

By | 2017-07-08T15:58:24+00:00 July 8th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on When Should I Have My House Tested For Mold?

It’s not always necessary to do a home check for mold—sometimes it’s in an easily-accessible area that you can see plainly, but other times mold can proliferate quickly and hide in hard-to-get-to places, like inside walls, under carpets, and in crawlspaces. Because mold can adversely affect the health of you, your family and pets, it’s [...]

30 06, 2017

What is the New York State Mold License Law & How Does It Affect You?

By | 2017-06-30T14:09:13+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What is the New York State Mold License Law & How Does It Affect You?

New York State’s mold law went into effect on January 1, 2016. Any private or public property that has had a moisture intrusion event, mold growth, resident/occupant complaint(s), or a due diligence request can affect you if you own, manage or maintain a property. What Does The Law Define As Mold? “Mold” refers to any [...]

22 06, 2017

How Mold Affects Indoor Air Quality?

By | 2017-06-22T16:11:53+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How Mold Affects Indoor Air Quality?

According to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA), the air we breathe indoors is often more polluted than the air outdoors, especially in the major industrialized cities, and this can adversely affect our health. What is Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)? The air quality in and around your home or office, as it relates to the health [...]

15 06, 2017

What Is The Difference Between Toxic And Non-Toxic Mold?

By | 2017-06-15T12:24:32+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is The Difference Between Toxic And Non-Toxic Mold?

Where Can Mold Be Found? Mold can be found anywhere, indoors and out. Outside, mold proliferates in shady, damp areas and places where leaves or other vegetation is decomposing. Inside, it can be found in basements, kitchens, and bathrooms—anywhere humidity is a factor. Drywall, ceiling tiles, carpets, furniture, ductwork, roofing, paneling, wallpaper, and the areas [...]

8 06, 2017

House Flooding And What To Do? The Dangers Of Mold After A Flood.

By | 2017-06-08T20:17:55+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on House Flooding And What To Do? The Dangers Of Mold After A Flood.

If your home has been flooded, chances are, mold will soon follow. Here’s what you can do to clean it up and take precaution against it returning. How To Dry Out Your Home After A Flood It’s imperative to get the water out of your home as quickly as possible, as mold spores can start [...]