Posts in the Mold Remediation Category

What Is Remediation? Mold Remediation vs Removal

Prolonged exposure to mold can have adverse effects on your health. Signs to look out for include red or itchy eyes, itchy skin, headaches, a stuffy nose and respiratory problems. In a 2007 study, it was estimated that 4.6 million people out of the 21.8 million people with asthma had gotten the condition from mold […]

7 Surprising Tips and Tricks on How to Prevent Mold Growth

Mold is present in more than 50% of U.S. homes, and it’s not just unsightly. Certain types of mold can lead to severe and life-threatening health conditions. That’s just one reason why homeowners should take precautions with mold. Depending on the extent of the contamination, you could also lose thousands in home renovation expenses. Thankfully, […]

Identifying the Root: What Causes Mold in Basement Areas?

Are your allergies getting worse? Do you feel like your eyes, nose and throat are always itchy and watery? These symptoms may be common seasonal allergies, or they may be the effects of growing mold in basement areas. Even if your basement appears clean, mold could be growing in hidden areas, wreaking havoc on you […]

Where Are the Most Common Places to Find Mold in the House?

Mold in the house is a direct contributor to asthma and upper-respiratory illnesses. These debilitating conditions affect tens of millions of people in the United States. Taking preventative measures at home can greatly reduce the likelihood of developing problems, especially for those with weak immune systems. Mold doesn’t always show up in visibly dark blotches. […]

Tips for Protecting Your Roof from Mold

Mold can cause a lot of problems for commercial buildings. Ideally, you want to be able to prevent the problem before it becomes a major issue and avoid having to close your building for multiple days to deal with mold remediation. Check out these few tips on how you can prevent mold from developing in […]

5 Common Places Mold Can Grow in a Home

Approximately 600,000 children, age five and below, die from indoor and outdoor air pollution-caused diseases. In developed countries, the numbers are significantly lower, but it remains a grave concern. Mold is a trigger of both allergic reactions and asthma attacks. If left alone, mold can grow into a severe problem for your house. Don’t forget […]

Is Black Mold From Water Damage Making You Sick?

Water damage is a serious problem when it affects a home. Whether it’s from a storm, a plumbing leak, or even from water that was used to fight a fire, water damage can have a long-lasting effect, even after it has appeared to be cleaned up. When water gets into your home, it can seep […]

How to Remove Mold From Leather

Did you know that good-quality furniture now has an expected lifespan of less than a decade? In fact, the average number of years furniture lasts is 7.8 years. One of the most common reason for this relatively short lifespan is mold buildup.  Some individuals are allergic to mold, according to the CDC people with mold […]

Is Black Mold Dangerous? The Truth Revealed

Have you ever heard about or even experienced mold infestation in your home? Do you know the risks associated with mold? Black mold is extremely dangerous and has the potential to occur in any home. Recent research by organizations such as the World Health Organization and Unicef, have linked mold exposure to upper respiratory tract […]

Got Mold? Learn Learn How to Prevent Mold from Growing in Your House

Mold. The word strikes fear in your heart. Its scientific name, fungi, sounds even more frightening. Mold comes in several varieties including Acremonium, Cladosporium, Dreschslera, Epicoccum, Penicillium, Stachybotrys and Trichoderma. Try pronouncing those! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) isn’t too concerned about your pronunciation, but they do suggest you don’t allow mold […]