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How To Prevent Mold In The Kitchen?

While the bathroom and the laundry room are two of mold’s top targets in a home, mold spores are more than happy to infest your kitchen with active colonies. Especially if they can find the moisture. Adding to this concern is the fact that the kitchen is rife with food supplies and water which mold can exploit. If mold [...]

How To Prevent Mold In The Kitchen?2022-07-22T16:04:43-04:00

How To Prevent Mold In The Bedroom

When you stop to think about it, a third of your life will be spent in your bedroom, sleeping. Maybe more if you are the type of person who likes to read in bed or watch TV before falling asleep. This makes good sleep hygiene and sleep habits critical not only for the quality of your rest but also [...]

How To Prevent Mold In The Bedroom2022-07-22T15:50:48-04:00

Can Mold Make Me Sick?

Mold is a naturally occurring type of fungus that’s found nearly everywhere in the world. It propagates by releasing microscopic mold spores and mycotoxins into the air. When these spores land on a warm, moist surface, with a modest amount of available nutrients they can germinate into a new, active colony. Under the right conditions, certain strains of mold [...]

Can Mold Make Me Sick?2022-07-22T15:45:17-04:00

Will Opening Windows Reduce Mold?

It seems like every day there is a story on the news talking about the dangers of indoor mold. Not only can mold devastate the look of your home, but it can also pose a very serious threat to your health. There are even some people who have adverse health problems, including complications with chronic inflammation, and respiratory distress. [...]

Will Opening Windows Reduce Mold?2022-06-23T08:50:13-04:00

How To Get Insurance To Pay For Water Damage

The old saying goes that in every life a little rain must fall. Though chances are you don’t want that rain falling into your house through a roof leak, gutter backup, or damaged plumbing. The unfortunate truth is that even the smallest water problem in your home can cost a big amount of money to clean up and repair. [...]

How To Get Insurance To Pay For Water Damage2022-06-23T08:45:12-04:00

How To Find Where A Leak Is Coming From

Finding Puddles & Pools Of Water Water on your floors, and in your basement is an obvious sign of a water leak. Water has a nasty habit of running along rafters and following plumbing fixtures to deposit itself far from where the leak originated. Following these wet areas will go a long way toward helping you find and repair [...]

How To Find Where A Leak Is Coming From2022-06-23T08:40:59-04:00

What Percentage Damp Is Acceptable In Walls? A Basic Guide

Water, moisture, and even high humidity can cause a staggering array of problems in your home. Anytime excess moisture starts to build up in your walls, it can cause costly structural damage. As time goes on, excess moisture can even cause mildew and mold problems which can threaten the health of everyone who lives or visits your home. Thankfully, [...]

What Percentage Damp Is Acceptable In Walls? A Basic Guide2022-06-23T08:33:37-04:00

How To Prevent & Get Rid Of Mold In Garage Tips

The humble garage can serve a lot of purposes beyond simply being a convenient place to park your car. It can also double as a workshop, man cave, and bulk storage space. Though the garage, with its typically poor HVAC system and questionable ventilation, can also become home to a serious mold problem. Especially if your home or garage [...]

How To Prevent & Get Rid Of Mold In Garage Tips2022-04-22T10:52:50-04:00

Blastomyces Dermatitidis. What Is It & How Do You Get It?

A lot of people hear the word “Mold” and their mind instantly conjures up images of green spots growing on old bread or white fuzzy things that tell you it’s high time to clean the fridge. Though in recent years, there’s been a growing awareness of the severe health risk posed by mold and high-density airborne mold spores. Not [...]

Blastomyces Dermatitidis. What Is It & How Do You Get It?2022-04-22T10:46:37-04:00