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Snow Mold Lawn Fungus: What is it and how to treat it?

For some people winter is a thing to bemoan as they wrap up in sweaters and blankets, counting down the days until summer returns. For others, winter is a time to enjoy the snow, skiing, sledding, ice fishing, snowshoeing, and other cold-weather activities beckon. Of course, winter also has the ability to affect your home [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:37:07-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Snow Mold Lawn Fungus: What is it and how to treat it?

Buying A Home Near The Water? Is Mold In A Beach House An Issue?

Many people dream of a home or a vacation home on the water. Whether it's near the lake on a river vista or a classic beach house where you can hear the waves lap on the shore. For some simply having a place in a community near the water lets them quickly enjoy the waves, [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:32:59-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Buying A Home Near The Water? Is Mold In A Beach House An Issue?

What Is Biotoxin Illness, Symptoms And Diagnosis

Water that infiltrates your home from a ruptured pipe, rainwater runoff, or localized flooding can do more than damage your property, it can also become the key catalyst for the development of potentially dangerous mold. Even if it isn’t a major incident that temporarily inundates your property with water, something as simple as poor ventilation [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:28:58-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on What Is Biotoxin Illness, Symptoms And Diagnosis

Why You Shouldn’t Use Chlorine Bleach To Clean Mold

Many American Households have some form of bleach as an all-purpose cleaner and surface disinfectant. Its chlorine component has a long-standing reputation for killing microbes on hard surfaces. Yet recently the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and other organizations like the Environmental Protection Agency are making a closer examination of bleach. This includes changing [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:21:55-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Tips, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Use Chlorine Bleach To Clean Mold

How To Spot Signs Of Black Mold On Your Air Vents

Mold is one of the most common household problems. It affects homes across geographical locations and has no regard for socioeconomic status. The heat of the summertime has people all over thankful for the air conditioner and air vents in their homes. So, take a moment of that appreciation and check out your air vents [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:48:33-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Spot Signs Of Black Mold On Your Air Vents

How Mold In Your Home’s Foundation Can Cause Problems

One of the places you may not think about mold growing in is your home’s foundation. In fact, there’s a good chance you don’t think about your home’s foundation at all. However, mold loves to grow in your foundation and it can cause some severe problems if not addressed. Here’s why you should pay attention [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:40:39-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Mold In Your Home’s Foundation Can Cause Problems

What Causes Mold In Your Toilet?

Chances are you don’t stare into your toilet bowl very often to inspect it. In fact, most people don’t even give it a second thought after doing their business. But, did you know that your toilet is an ideal habitat for mold growth? Sure, what you put into the toilet every day is decidedly grosser [...]

By |2018-07-11T12:18:18-04:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Causes Mold In Your Toilet?

Can I Paint Over Mold?

The short answer is: no. You should never, in any circumstance, paint over mold. This is a huge mistake made by both homeowners and landlords every day when it comes to “fixing” a mold problem. Unfortunately, painting over mold does no good. In fact, it can lead to more costly repairs, negative health conditions, and [...]

By |2018-07-11T12:13:10-04:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Can I Paint Over Mold?

What Are Mold Mites & How To Get Rid Of Them

When you think of a mold patch in your home, you probably don’t think much of it. Since mold is just a collection of tiny fungal spores, most people just wipe it up without a second thought. When you think of mold growing, you think of the moisture and darkness that mold needs to feed [...]

By |2018-05-22T11:41:05-04:00May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Are Mold Mites & How To Get Rid Of Them

How To Detect And Kill Mold On Concrete

When you think of mold growth, it is unlike that concrete is the first surface to come to mind. Rather, drywall, wood, or insulation are the more common areas that mold grows. However, mold can still grow on concrete (especially in basements) leading to cosmetic damage and health concerns. Getting rid of mold on concrete [...]

By |2018-05-21T14:24:12-04:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Detect And Kill Mold On Concrete