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
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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
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
If your home has suffered water damage, you’ll be amazed at how quickly the moisture can wreak havoc on your home. If mold is allowed to set in, it can spread quickly, eating away at the structural components of your home and spreading its spores around in such a way that it can affect the respiratory health of anyone living in your home. Don’t allow this spread to occur—it’s important to take action as soon as you become aware of potential water damage in your home so you can mitigate the potential effects. Here’s an overview of what you should... View Article
Your first reaction to water damage in your home will likely be to clean up the water and repair the damage as quickly as possible. But you should also be concerned about the long-term effects of water damage, including the growth of mold. Wait too long to deal with the issue and you might suddenly find your home infested with mold spores, which will spread through your air ducts and affect indoor air quality. It is in your best interest to take immediate action after experiencing water damage in your home to prevent mold from becoming a problem. If you... View Article
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