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+00:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How To Spot Signs Of Black Mold On Your Air Vents

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+00:00July 11th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Causes Mold In Your Toilet?

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+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Detect And Kill Mold On Concrete

Mold In The Attic: FAQ Guide

Finding out that you have mold in your home can be a scary and concerning discovery. You may not know how to get rid of it or may be worried about the potential negative health effects from the airborne spores. Perhaps you are confused about how it got there since your home is newer or [...]

By |2018-04-03T09:27:55+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Mold In The Attic: FAQ Guide

What Is Torula Mold?

Torula mold is a yeast that has practical uses but can also be pathogenic. One the one hand, this common mold, in its inactive form, can be a flavor enhancer, a starter culture in the production of certain cheeses, and, when dissolved in water, can organically control olive flies in California and Europe. But, as [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:36:30+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Torula Mold?

How Do I Remove Mold From Wood?

Wood structuring, floors, and flooring in your home have an inviting and homey look, but unfortunately, this type of surface also sucks up and retains water, which makes it a sure bet for eventual mold and mildew growth. Worse yet, discoloration on wood may seem like a natural occurrence, so homeowners may not recognize what [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:28:51+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Do I Remove Mold From Wood?

What is Bipolaris Mold?

Bipolaris mold grows fast and can be found outdoors on grass, on plants and in the soil. Indoors, homeowners may find it on houseplants, spoiled food such as corn or celery, and on water-damaged materials such as carpeting, hardwood floors, or sheetrock. Bipolaris mold is the type of mold that you’ll know is a mold-like [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:16:03+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What is Bipolaris Mold?

How To Detect Mold Hidden In Your Home

We all know that familiar musky smell of mold. Maybe you’ve been smelling it around your home or maybe you’ve noticed that you are coughing and sneezing more than usual. In homes, hidden mold is often a concerning prospect. Mold is tiny, microscopic to be exact, and can hide nearly anywhere. It lurks in cracks, [...]

By |2018-03-02T15:59:25+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Detect Mold Hidden In Your Home

How to Detect and Kill Mold on Carpet

Can Mold In Carpets Be Dangerous? Mold may not be easily visible on a carpet’s surface, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. And unfortunately, mold is nearly impossible to exterminate. Even if it appears mold has been removed, it’s most likely still there because carpet is porous, and microscopic mold spores can find their [...]

By |2018-03-02T10:54:53+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Detect and Kill Mold on Carpet

Is Mildew & Mold The Same Thing?

What Is The Difference Between Mold vs Mildew? Many people find it difficult to tell a difference between mold and mildew. They look similar, smell similar, and grow in similar places. Right now you may even me saying, “Wait there’s a difference?”. These two fairly common fungi are found in homes all across America on [...]

By |2018-03-01T14:46:40+00:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Is Mildew & Mold The Same Thing?
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