Mold is an unappealing issue that can cause discoloration, create unpleasant odors and lead to lasting damage to building materials—but there are some additional issues caused by mold that are just as important to be aware of. Indoor air quality is crucial to the health and comfort of your home, and mold can affect your air quality significantly. Keep reading to learn about how mold affects indoor air quality, and for some advice from a local air quality consultant in Erie County to help you keep your air as fresh as possible. Mold and air quality Mold is a fungus... View Article
If you live in an area that is very humid or that gets a lot of rain during the spring and fall, chances are, you’ve already had some run-ins with mold. Mold can grow almost anywhere in the home, including underneath sinks, behind walls or in attics, and go undetected for weeks, months or even years. Lots of homeowners wonder whether mold growth is really that big of a deal. Keep reading to get the answer to that question from water damage restoration specialists in Erie County. Mold basics A lot of people don’t fully understand what mold is or... View Article
Stopping water from entering your home should be one of your top priorities as a homeowner, but this can be a remarkably difficult and time-consuming task. Tracking down all of the different sources, assessing the damage, figuring out how to stop it—it can seem like a monumental challenge. Since repairing water damage in Erie County is not always a simple (or low-cost) endeavor, you’ll want to be certain you’re doing everything you can to prevent it from happening in the first place. Fortunately, the team at Ahold of Mold Environmental has been in this business for over 25 years. In... View Article
The arrival of the warmer summer months can mean a lot of outdoor fun—barbecues, hitting the beach or just lounging by the pool are all some of the activities we can enjoy when the mercury starts ticking upwards. However, life indoors in the summertime can present some challenges thanks to the humidity that summer often brings. Mold tends to thrive in moist environments, so this makes it a real possibility during summertime. The question is, is humidity itself enough to make mold form in damp areas of your home? Unfortunately, it can. Fortunately, New York State certified mold remediation contractors... View Article
It’s a nightmare scenario for a homeowner: seeing your home slowly starting to flood during a major storm. If this scenario occurs at your home, it is crucial that you are prepared to take immediate action to address the issue. Here’s an overview of the steps you should take if there is flooding in your home. Reach out to local water damage restoration companies in Erie County for more information: Find the source and stop the water: This is really only a step you can take if the flooding is not due to an act of nature, but it’s still... View Article
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