Over the last two years, keeping our families safe has been more of a priority than ever before. We always want to protect our families by any means necessary, and that includes protecting them from external threats as well as internal. Keeping our houses clean can help minimize the risk of disease, for example, but that might not always be enough, as threats like mold can still spring up. Mold is one of the most difficult threats to catch because it can gain a foothold in places that we don’t necessarily check every day. Mold removal can be a costly... View Article
You might see a small leak in your home (say, from the roof into the attic) and think it’s no big deal. Maybe you drop a bucket under the leak and wait for it to stop raining. Problem solved, right? Not at all. The reality is that even a small leak can do an immense amount of damage to your home. Leaks can result in structural damage that can jeopardize your safety and be expensive to repair. Let’s look at preventing leaks and how essential water damage restoration is. Protecting the kitchen A common problem spot for water damage is... View Article
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
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