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28 01, 2022

Tips For Preventing Mold & Water Damage After Flood

By |2022-01-24T16:54:20+00:00January 28th, 2022|Flood, Mold|0 Comments

The painful truth is that even a minor water damage problem can lead to major issues. So, it can be especially distressing if storm damage causes severe flooding in your home or office. Indoor flooding can come in many forms other than simply stormwater. Even seemingly simple things like leaky pipes, dripping appliances, damaged gutters, roof leaks, and sewer backups can lead to significant water damage as well as an increased risk of indoor mold developing. When flooding or water damage strikes, your first priority has to be stopping the leak or minimizing the amount of water making its way [...]

24 01, 2022

How Mold Affects Indoor Air Quality?

By |2022-01-24T16:09:23+00:00January 24th, 2022|Cleaning, Education, Flood, Mold|0 Comments

Indoor air quality continues to be in the news. Though this goes beyond pandemics and airborne viruses or bacteria. In truth, there are a lot of potential pathogens and airborne contaminants floating around in the air we breathe. While they might not get the same dramatic press as things like COVID-19, influenza, or other airborne diseases, the threat of mold spores and mycotoxins is alarmingly high. It’s even more distressing when you consider the potential harm that mold can have on your health. How Does Mold Get Indoors? Mold is everywhere in nature. As a member of the fungi family, [...]

11 12, 2021

Mold Prevention In Your Commercial Kitchen

By |2022-01-24T16:05:17+00:00December 11th, 2021|Mold|0 Comments

A growing body of research has found that indoor mold problems are more prevalent than previously believed. At the same time, there is a growing mountain of medical research pointed to how even seemingly benign mold strains can cause respiratory irritation, inflammation problems, and other health complications. It is currently estimated that between 25 to 30% of all buildings have some type of mold problem. In some of these cases, the mold problem is obvious and shows overt signs. Though there are a fair number of instances where the presence of mold was unknown or the signs seemed insignificant yet [...]

10 12, 2021

How To Remove Mold Under Hardwood Floors

By |2022-01-24T16:05:43+00:00December 10th, 2021|Floors, Mold|0 Comments

Hardwood floors were once the most popular type of flooring used in North American Homes. As we got deeper into the 20th Century, carpets, tile, linoleum and other types of laminate flooring became increasingly popular. Now in the 21st Century hardwood floors are enjoying a vigorous renaissance. To the point that a lot of people are tearing out old floor coverings to reveal the hardwood floors that have been waiting for them. Not to mention newer homes that had them installed from day one. Of course, for all their beauty, the cracks, spaces, and underlayment of hardwood floors can be [...]

8 12, 2021

How To Get Rid Of Mold From A Basement

By |2021-12-07T20:25:51+00:00December 8th, 2021|Cleaning, Mold|0 Comments

For a lot of families, the basement is one of those out-of-sight-out-of-mind places where seemingly tiny problems can fester up into a major issue. Especially if you are talking about an unfinished basement with low airflow and plenty of ambient moisture. In warm conditions, naturally-occurring mold spores that float around in the air around us can find a moist, warm place to germinate into an active mold colony. Once this starts the presence of mycotoxins and second-generation mold spores can start to make people sick. Especially those family members with respiratory health conditions, the elderly, and family members who are [...]

6 10, 2021

Can You Paint Over Mold?

By |2021-09-29T21:08:10+00:00October 6th, 2021|Education, Mold|0 Comments

Mold is an all-too-common problem in homes and businesses. While many people are aware of the harmful health effects of so-called “Toxic Black Mold” even more seemingly benign strains can prove hazardous to your health. Especially if there are people in your home or office that have respiratory health issues, medical conditions, or chronic inflammation conditions. This has a lot of people leaping to action when they find signs of mold in their home, office, or commercial property. What Are The Signs Of An Indoor Mold Problem? Indoor mold can present itself in a variety of ways that go beyond [...]

5 10, 2021

What To Do After Sewage Backup? How To Cleanup Guide

By |2021-09-30T13:56:36+00:00October 5th, 2021|Education, Flood, Mold|0 Comments

A sewer backup is a nightmare for homeowners and commercial property owners alike. Not only does it cause a massive disruption in the normal flow of the day, but it can also pose a very serious health hazard. Not to mention the very real costs that go into cleaning up a potentially toxic mess that no one is going to forget any time soon. For commercial properties, this can pose an even more serious liability concern. If you are dealing with a sewer backup in your home, business, or commercial property, you can use the following guide to help minimize [...]

3 10, 2021

What To Do When A Pipe Bursts At My Business?

By |2021-09-30T13:56:20+00:00October 3rd, 2021|Flood, Mold|0 Comments

Modern plumbing is a true marvel. From Roman times and beyond human beings have been innovating ways to deliver fresh water to the people and take gray water safely away from our homes and businesses. Though even the best-designed plumbing systems can still run into problems. Especially in the wintertime when cold temperatures can freeze water, causing it to expand. When this happens the incompressible liquid that is water can exert enough force to rupture even the most stalwart of pipes and fracture even the most heavy-duty of fixtures. When this happens at your office or another place of business [...]

30 08, 2021

What Are The Signs Black Mold & How To Remove It?

By |2021-08-26T14:58:52+00:00August 30th, 2021|Mold|0 Comments

Every day it seems like there is some new story on the new or social media highlighting the dangers of indoor black mold. Not only can it cause significant structural damage to woodwork, drywall and other porous structures in building it can also have serious health consequences for people who live, work there and visit. While so-called “Toxic Black Mold” is the most serious of the thousands of naturally occurring mold strains in the world, it is not the only health threat. Even seemingly more benign mold strains can fill the indoor air with mycotoxins and mold spores that can [...]

27 08, 2021

What Do After Water Damage & Proper Flood Clean Up Guide

By |2021-08-26T14:34:14+00:00August 27th, 2021|Cleaning, Flood, Mold|0 Comments

Flooding in your home or place of business can be a devastating experience. While severe weather is one of the most common causes of indoor flood damage it is not the only thing that can severely inundate your interior. Leaking pipes, damaged gutters, and sewer backups can all fill your home or office with water in a staggeringly short amount of time. The unfortunate reality is that a lot of these water sources also have the potential to contain other contaminants beyond just mud. Once the water and contaminated materials soak into carpets, furniture, and other porous materials, it can [...]

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