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Here Are the Types of Mold Most Common in New York

April 20, 2021

Running water in our homes has become more than a luxury. It’s a necessity. We need water to live, but unfortunately, that same water we have flowing through the pipes within our homes can allow other things to live as well, like mold. Mold is a fungus that can do serious damage to your home and health if it gets out of control. The key to avoiding this problem is being vigilant. Check around your home in dark, damp spaces where people rarely go. Finding mold quickly can make all the difference between severe and minor property damage. If you... View Article

What Types of Mold Might Be Found in Northern PA?

April 6, 2021

When you think of mold, you may recoil or even physically cringe. Because of the harm it can do, it makes sense that people might be repulsed by mold. A fungus that can grow both indoors and outdoors and is fueled by moisture, mold can damage not only your health, but also your home if it’s left unchecked. Springtime in northern PA means warmer weather, rain and increased humidity. While this might be beneficial to the plant life outside, it could be a recipe for disaster if it creates mold in your home. If you discover mold in your home,... View Article

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Mold in Northern PA?

March 8, 2021

You’ve just found out that your home is full of mold, and paying for remediation wasn’t in your monthly budget. Many homeowners want to know whether their homeowners insurance will cover mold removal in Northern PA. The answer is “it depends.” It depends on how the mold was caused, whether you have a flood insurance policy and what your specific policy says. Here’s an overview of what to expect when you call your insurance agency to get some financial help. Was the mold caused by a “covered peril”? Your homeowners insurance should have a list of “covered perils,” for which... View Article

What Is Sick Building Syndrome in Northern PA?

February 22, 2021

Is your building “sick”? If you suffer from skin- and respiratory-related ailments like headaches, stuffy heads, dry skin and skin irritation, sinus infections, difficulty concentrating and more—which disappear when you leave the building—you might be dealing with sick building syndrome in Northern PA. Here’s an overview of the condition, and what you can do to mitigate it. How can a building be sick? Sick building syndrome boils down to poor indoor air quality, which can happen for a number of reasons. Carpets, paint, upholstery and more can release volatile organic compounds (VOCs) for years after they’re installed. If the building... View Article

What You Should Know About Basement Mold Removal in Northern PA

February 11, 2021

The basement is one of the areas of the home that is most susceptible to mold, because there is likely to be moisture, combined with darkness and a lack of attention paid to cleaning and maintenance (compared to other parts of the home). Therefore, when engaging in mold inspections and remediation tasks, it is important to place a special focus on basement mold removal in northern PA. Moisture in the basement can come from a variety of sources, including leaks through the foundation, leaks from washers and dryers, humidity or leaks from pipes and plumbing, etc. If you notice signs... View Article

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