Categories for Mold Prevention

Basics of Mold Remediation and How to Avoid Scams

January 24, 2022

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

What Are the Effects of Black Mold?

December 21, 2021

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

Can Water Damage Cause Mold?

November 19, 2021

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

Reasons Why Your Remodeling Contractor Can’t Perform Mold Removal Services

July 27, 2021

Mold removal is best performed by a certified mold remediation contractor, plain and simple. While remodeling contractors often have plenty of experience in removing walls and similar work, they are usually unqualified to remove mold from a property. Mold and mildew can negatively affect the health of anyone spending time in your home or commercial space. That’s why it’s important to have a professional take care of your mold problem right away. Read on to learn about the many reasons a remodeling contractor shouldn’t perform mold removal services: They lack the right experience: Remodeling contractors have a specialized set of... View Article

The Truth About Toxic Black Mold

June 25, 2021

No mold is good mold, but the mold that homeowners fear the most is “toxic black mold.” This is partially due to news stories about it and content produced by mold removal companies that employ scare tactics to get customers and make more money. The truth is that black mold isn’t necessarily as bad as it’s made out to be. While it shouldn’t be taken lightly, there’s no reason to freak out if you find black mold growth in your home. Keep reading to learn how to distinguish fact from fiction regarding black mold. What is black mold? Black mold... View Article

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