Archive for the ‘Mold’ Category

Hidden Breeding Grounds Where Mold Maybe Lurking

Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Mold is the last thing you would want to find in your home. It’s ugly, it can smell, and it can be harmful to your health if left untreated. You may think that your home is mold-free because you can’t see it or you often check your water sources to make sure they don’t leak. […]

When is it Time to Call in the Professionals?

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Having mold in your home is never a good thing. Microscopic spores can take flight and aggravate allergies and worsen respiratory issues. Along with affecting your health, mold can ruin the drywall, woodwork, and carpet within your home. You will have an encounter with mold more than once in your life because it is a […]

How to Prevent Mold Growth Post-Flood

Monday, October 30th, 2017

There’s not much worse than flooding in your home. Water rushing through your home damages your things, your memories. What’s worse is that after going through a flood, your home is at high risk for mold growth. The last thing you want to deal with after a flood is a mold infestation. How to prevent […]

Mold Removal and Tenant Rights

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Mold is always a concern in homes, but it is a growing concern among renters. Across the country, tenants have won cases against landlords for health issues allegedly caused by exposure to mold. If you’re a renter and think you may have mold growing in your rental, learn the signs and when your landlord might […]

Mold and Property Value – What You Need to Know

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Are you looking to sell your home and buy a new one? One thing you need to be concerned about for both buying and selling your home is mold growth. Mold and property value are more connected than people know. Think about that beautiful home that you walked through and loved. Would you still love […]

Health Effects of Mold Exposure

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Mold is everywhere. It’s in the air, it’s on surfaces, and it can even be in your home or business. Depending on the level of severity of mold growth, you might not even notice that you’re being exposed to it, especially if you can’t see it. However, there are health symptoms that can signal that […]

Top 5 Mold Myths Busted

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

When it comes to mold, everyone has the same idea: it’s a horrible thing that can be harmful. That is very true, but there are other myths out there that are not so true. While mold should be taken very seriously, here are the top 5 mold myths busted: Myth 1: Mold has been around […]

Mold and Your Home’s Plants

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Having houseplants in your home is a great way to purify your air. The plants take your expelled carbon dioxide, turn it into oxygen, and send that fresh oxygen out into your home for you to breathe. However, like your home, your plants can be terrorized by mold growth which then makes them more of […]

Do You Have Attic Mold? 5 Signs to Look For

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Mold is not a fun addition to have in your home. First off, it looks disgusting. Big, black splotches covering your home doesn’t exactly scream “welcome to my beautiful home.” Secondly, mold can cause some pretty bad health issues if it is not taken care of right away. Have you been feeling sick lately and […]

Mold’s Impact on Your Kids

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Mold awareness has increased exponentially in the last few years, but there are still many people who are affected by mold and think they are only suffering from a cold. This is especially true for kids. Kids come in contact with so many germs on a daily basis that it can be hard to determine […]