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Looking to learn more about mold? Our experts weigh in on the topics that most concern our customers about mold in their homes or businesses.

When it comes to mold, what you don't know can cause real damage to your property and even your health.

 

07/2021

How to Detect Mold (Even If You Can't See It)

Mold is a type of fungus that grows almost everywhere, as long as the environment is damp and has temperatures between 40 °F and 100 °F. If you are going to be honest with yourself, that's almost all damp areas in your house. While these tiny microorganisms might be useful outdoors, they can cause serious health issues in your house...

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06/2021

Mold and Mildew: Do You Know the Difference?

According to recent CDC estimates, there are over 10,000 types of mold that can grow indoors. However, if you have ever tried to figure out the type of mold you have in your house or office, you might have come across the term mildew...

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05/2021

Hidden Danger - How to Detect Black Mold

There is no arguing the fact that the air we breathe in is very important. Any form of contaminants in the air can lead to severe health issues, especially in children and pets. It is why we deal with any issues that might pollute our air space quickly. However, there is one enemy that sneaks by quite often in our homes...

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04/2021

7 Facts about Stachybotrys Chartarum You Should Know

Stachybotrys chartarum, known as toxic black mold or simply black mold, is one of the most dreaded types of mold. And not without just cause! This mold produces mycotoxins which could pose serious issues to your health. It could lead to respiratory problems and a serious case of allergies...

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03/2021

9 Most Common Places Where Mold Can Hide

It's usually the awful smell that gives it away! You know that nasty smell of clothes that didn't get properly dry before they were stored? Mold can be worse than that! When you can't see the hidden mold, the smell would give it away. But, you still need to find the mold...

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02/2021

Advantages of Hiring a Mold Inspection Company

It starts with a little leakage or that floodwater that took you two days to evacuate. Then, you have the bigger problem of mold on your hands. The nasty smell of the pervasive fungi could still be ignored but not its terrible effects on your health...

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01/2021

Mold Inspection VS Mold Testing: What is the Difference?

You have perceived that odd smell for a while now. You wonder, is it mold? Yes, it could be. If you have just moved into a new building or experienced a flood, the possibility of mold growth is high. But what do you do? You need to be sure, right? You take to the internet to look for solutions, and the confusion starts...

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12/2020

Preventing Mold and Mildew instead of Remediation

There is a saying that prevention is better than cure. In the case of mold and mildew, this saying is true. Mold can cause damage to your health, lead to structural issues in your home and office building, and cause allergies. You want to avoid these problems instead of trying to find solutions which might be costlier. How do you go about it?...

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11/2020

Are You Sick and Tired of Mold in Your House?

Mold is an organism that you will find indoors and outdoors. Mold forms a huge part of the natural ecosystem outside, but when it comes indoors, seeking moisture and out of direct sunlight, it can become problematic - particularly toxic black mold...

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10/2020

Is Mold Inspection Worth It?

Mold is common in buildings, homes, and areas where there is a lot of moisture. Mold rarely causes health problems, but it can pose serious risks to people who suffer from allergens. This raises the question: is a mold inspection worth it?...

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09/2020

What happens during a mold inspection?

Did a friend suggest that you get a mold inspection done? You might be wondering why it is essential to have one done and how the process goes. However, before we launch into the procedures, one thing you need to know is "what is mold?"...

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08/2020

Breaking the Mold when Dealing with Inspections, Testing and Mold Test Kits

If you have a mold problem, you're probably wondering whether you should try and get rid of it yourself, get a mold test kit from your nearest Walmart or the Home Depot, or get the professionals in - which can be expensive....

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07/2020

Is Mold Inspection Really Necessary?

Do you suspect that there is mold in your house or office? Maybe you recently had a flood, and you perceive a strong odor that won't go away. Mold can cause a lot of damage if it goes unchecked. It can worsen asthma symptoms, irritate people with allergies, destroy property, and cause the structural deterioration of your home or workplace...

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06/2020

Mold Control Myths: Bleach and Vinegar

House, office building, apartment, warehouse. It doesn't matter. Mold can be found in any structure, especially where there is moisture. You may find mold growing in furniture, on the walls, on the drywall, on window frames, among many other places. If you have had a leak in your home...

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05/2020

Experiencing Water Damage? Here's How to Arrange For Mold Inspection

No one ever wants to encounter water damage in their home or their office, because it's really difficult to deal with. Even minor issues are important to consider because mold grows in places where there is moisture. Mold can start to grow in 24 to 48 hours after water damage, causing indoor air quality and people's health to be severely compromised...

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04/2020

The Importance of a Mold Inspection

You need to recognize potential mold problems if you are thinking of buying a home. But what about the house you already live in? Toxic mold exposure can have serious long-term effects like memory loss, insomnia; trouble with concentration, confusion, muscle cramps and more...

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