Blog Posts in Mold Damage Cleanup and Remediation

The thought of mold in your house may be very disturbing. After all, mold spores can affect your household's overall health and safety!

Mold spreads in the same way other fungi do through airborne spores.

There are five factors that will cause mold to grow:

Unfortunately, concrete and cement surfaces are not mold-proof. If conditions are right, mold can grow on this hard, rough surface.

While hard surfaces like concrete seem impermeable, they can be quite porous. Spores can quickly take hold and multiply if conditions are right. Without...Continue Reading

Looking for a new home can be fun, exciting, and sometimes stressful. But eventually, you’ll find a house that checks all your boxes, and you’re ready to make your purchase. However, during the inspection process, the inspector finds mold. That’s a deal breaker, right? Or is it? The truth is...Continue Reading

By now, we all know that certain kinds of mold have the potential to make us sick. We look for the first signs of mold in our bathrooms, basements, crawl spaces or any other moist, dark places in our homes....Continue Reading

Seasonal storms can uproot plants, damage vehicles, and even cause leaks inside of your home. But you don’t have to have a flooded home to get a wet carpet. Even water from a plumbing leak, a burst water heater, or even an overflowing bathtub can cause water to saturate your carpet. If your...Continue Reading

As a landlord, you have many responsibilities to your tenants. For example, if your property is in a flood-prone area, one of your biggest responsibilities is purchasing flood insurance. But even though you may have insurance to cover possible damage from stormy weather, not all flood damage...Continue Reading

Maybe one of the rooms in your home smells musty. Or you notice you’ve been coughing and sneezing more than usual. Or you see a white, thread-like material or a cluster of black dots near an old water stain. No matter how you discover it, finding mold in your house can be a troubling experience...Continue Reading

Marks on the wall or a musty smell may make you suspect that your home has a mold problem, but it can be difficult to know for sure. Sometimes, if mold growth is small or hidden, it might look like harmless dirt on the wall or floor. While mold can have many different causes—like plumbing leaks...Continue Reading

Natural disasters are not easy situations, and often involve many kinds of damage. Mold growth is typically a side effect of different natural disasters, such as flooding or torrential rains. Find out how to prevent mold after these unfortunate situations.

How to Prevent Mold...Continue Reading

According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, in 2014, there were eight weather and climate disaster events with losses costing billions of dollars across the United States. These events included a drought event, a flooding event, five severe storm events, and a winter storm...Continue Reading