The Difference Between Mold and Mildew
Mold and mildew have both earned reputations as major household hassles. Both are fungi, but there’s nothing fun about either of them. From causing flaking tile grout to allergies, mold and mildew are never welcome guests in any home. But while the two are similar, they’re not the same—and whe...Continue reading
ATTENTION HURRICANE VICTIMS
What you need to know if you experienced flooding. DO NOT PUT BLEACH ON ANYTHING!! Bleach is 90% water, which promotes Mold growth.Get your house as dry as possible. Don’t tear down or destroy anything inside your house before consulting a remediation expert. If you have experi...Continue reading
What is Hiding in Your Basement!?
For many kids, going to the basement was part adventure and part terror. Who knew what kind of monster was lurking in the dark corners of the damp and rarely-visited space? As an adult, there should still be concern about what is hiding in the basement—only now the thing to fear isn’t a monste...Continue reading
Keeping Your Family Safe
Protecting the health and wellbeing of your children is something that all parents are concerned with, and dangers can be located anywhere—even in the safety of your family’s residence. Indoor air quality is an important factor for the health of anyone, especially young children, and mold grow...Continue reading
Spring Flooding Brings Mold!
Spring showers sometimes leave behind a bit more than flowers. The spring rain and flooding can also provide a perfect environment for mold to flourish. While unpleasant to think about, this isn’t something to ignore. Instead, learn how to protect your home, so mold won’t have a chance to take hold!...Continue reading
Is a Moldy Bathroom Preventing You From Getting Clean?
Many people begin or end their days with showers and baths hoping to feel rejuvenated and refreshed, but it can be difficult to feel fully clean when dealing with a dirty bathroom. Mold is one of the most common household problems, particularly in areas where moisture accumulates-like a bathroom. Wh...Continue reading
The Green Home Process
Mold. That four-letter word sums up a homeowner’s worst nightmare, and figuring out how to handle the issue safely and effectively is a top priority. While some homeowners resort to DIY methods, this type of treatment rarely gets to the root of the problem and can lead to much larger issues down the...Continue reading
Today’s Mold Lesson Started with the Yummy, But Greasy Cheese Dip Stain on My Shirt
There is great irony in this tearful saga. Mold is needed to make the cheese that made the dip that stained the shirt, that needs anti-stain treatment………in the flooded house that Dan did not build. It started with a wonderful Sunday dinner out with the kids and grandson. It was...Continue reading
Warning Signs You Have a Mold Problem
Molds are types of fungi that may grow indoors or outdoors, usually in damp, warm, and humid environments. The most common types of household molds might be found around bathrooms, basements, drywall, ceiling tiles, carpet, wallpaper, under sinks, and around plumbing pipes. Mold in the home can pose...Continue reading
Heads Up.....We Often Find Mold and Termites Together
What would be worse than finding a mold infestation or mold problem? That’s easy……Finding both! The door in the picture is the entry door of a building having a mold assessment. SURPRISE! Termites inside the metal door. Yes, the door has metal on the outside, but these doors have wood...Continue reading