Categories for Mold Prevention

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 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

Buying a Home? Learn About Mold Inspections for Homes

January 28, 2021

Whether you’re a homeowner or simply starting to browse the market, it’s always important to keep an eye out for potential issues with mold and moisture. If left unchecked, mold can be hazardous to your health and potentially wreak havoc on the structure of a building. Therefore, it’s important as a home buyer to make sure you get a home mold inspection in Erie County as part of the inspection process before you move forward with the purchase. Here’s an overview of what you should know. Why mold inspections are important As noted above, certain types of mold can be... View Article

How to Avoid Mold Growth After Snow Melt

January 7, 2021

Preventing mold growth in your home is a year-round task—which might surprise you, if you’re new to the snow or have always assumed that the cold will prevent mold from forming. Unfortunately, as long as your home is warmer indoors than out, that additional moisture from the snow can foster mold, too. Mold survives at much lower temperatures than you might expect. Here’s how it happens, and how to prevent mold growth in the winter in Erie County. How mold grows in the winter Mold needs moisture and a food source to grow. When your home’s warm indoor air meets... View Article

Leave Mold Remediation to a Professional

November 30, 2020

Stopping mold goes beyond scrubbing surfaces with bleach and hoping it works. Controlling mold is challenging for even the most experienced mold inspection and remediation experts in Erie County because mold grows anywhere and frequently returns. You do not want to make mold removal a time-consuming DIY project only to find your family members suffer illness again. Here are five reasons to leave mold remediation to the professionals: Finding the source: Many homeowners try tackle a mold problem by cleaning the areas where they see it. However, the mold you see is often not located at its source. Common sources... View Article

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