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Articles in Water Damage & Mold Remediation
Total number of blog post(s): 12
While I was finishing undergrad, I rented a small, two-bedroom home in a sleepy neighborhood of both students and families who all lived in similar houses: ‘40s construction retrofitted with additional rooms, gravel driveways, and weathered wooden decks badly in ...
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I’m willing to bet that if you took a quick poll of your friends and family, no one would be willing to give up indoor plumbing. We’ve all come to depend heavily on that convenience of modern life, but the reality is that indoor plumbing can fail. Water can come ...
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The best way to treat mold is prevention. By conducting regular spot checks, you can treat small patches of mold and prevent a larger problem. Part one of this blog discussed common indoor molds, where they are likely to grow, and the health dangers they can cause. With ...
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Mold is great for the ecosystem but terrible for homes. It’s a fungus that grows in a dark, humid environment, and it can damage a building’s structure, ruin furniture, and cause a host of health problems. Fortunately, you can easily find signs of mold in your home. Common ...
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A new year is around the corner, and we’re looking forward to the future with big plans for our blog—we’re working on creating more valuable content to help make owning a home easy and enjoyable. For now, though, let’s look back at our 10 most-viewed blog posts in 2015...
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When temperatures start to drop, homeowners tend to stop worrying about mold and direct their attention toward household issues that are more commonly associated with cold weather. However, mold can develop in winter as well. While mold thrives in warm, humid...
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The words “black mold” can strike fear into the hearts of even the most dauntless of homeowners, and with good reason. Scientifically known as Stachybotrys chartarum, black mold is different from other types of household mold in that exposure to this toxic mold is...
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In 1972, Ed York formed the International Institute of Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Inc. (IICUC) as a way to establish and promote standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration, and installation industries. Today, the former IICUC is called the...
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Let’s go ahead and face the facts from the get-go: mold spores are everywhere. There’s just no way to completely eliminate them, and there’s always going to be...
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With thousands of different types of mold found both indoors and outdoors, it is extremely easy for a problem to develop if care is not taken to protect...
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