Mold remediation is intended to keep residents and homeowners safe by identifying significant mold growth and eradicating it. Mold removal and remediation is now often a part of buying or selling a home—but there are some people who use this as an opportunity to scam people. Let’s take a look at what mold remediation involves and how to avoid dishonest operators. How mold growth occurs in a home If you live in an area where there’s often moisture in the air, the chances of mold growth occurring in the home are much higher. Even homes in areas that are generally... View Article
From a leaky pipe to excessive rainfall, water damage happens for a variety of reasons. Regardless of what causes water damage, you’ll need to fix it right away. Unresolved water damage can eventually lead to other problems in the house, like dangerous mold growth. If there’s any good news, it’s that knowing whether you have water damage isn’t a guessing game. These are a few signs that it’s time to call a professional for water damage restoration: Dark spots: A dark stain on a wall or ceiling is always a bad sign. It often indicates a leak coming from one... View Article
We’ve all heard of the dangers of mold growth—but if there’s one boogeyman mold out there, it’s black mold. Black mold has a reputation for being toxic and can cause some serious health issues. Black mold exposure is known to cause respiratory issues like coughing and possibly even trouble breathing after prolonged exposure. Those who are around black mold can also develop allergy-like symptoms, including itchiness, watery eyes or a runny nose. Black mold has also been linked to severe headaches in some individuals. This post from your mold remediation contractor will teach you everything else you should know about... View Article
Asbestos is a major issue for many commercial buildings and homes in the United States. It’s important to invest in asbestos removal services at the first sign of asbestos. Asbestos can cause major health issues over time, so it’s important to avoid exposure at all costs. If you suspect your building has asbestos, be sure to contact an asbestos removal professional right away. Read on for more information on the handling and removal of asbestos. Signs of asbestos Asbestos was once used in certain materials as a means of insulation. It features fibers that are resistant to heat and electricity.... View Article
The simple answer is, yes, water damage can easily cause mold. While water damage doesn’t always cause the growth of mold, it’s very common. That’s why it’s important to check your home for mold after any signs of water damage. You should also invest in water damage repairs as soon as possible to avoid further damage. Read on for more information on water damage and the growth of mold. What causes mold to grow in the home? You can find mold spores just about anywhere. However, they only grow and thrive in areas with plenty of moisture. That’s why people... View Article
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