28 12, 2022

What to Do After A Flood or Sewage Backup

By |2022-12-28T13:18:53-05:00December 28th, 2022|Cleaning, Flood, Mold|0 Comments

Most homes and office spaces take the sewer system, gutters, and water handling systems for granted. Right up until there is a problem. Suddenly the seemingly simple task of diverting effluent water away from your home or office building can turn into a severe problem threatening the health and safety of everyone in it. Not to mention the very real risk of suffering major property damage from a flood or sewer backup. Understanding the Threat of Unwanted Water If you’ve got the wrong kind of water pooling or gushing into your home or office building, you are officially in an [...]

22 12, 2022

Can Black Mold Make You Sick

By |2022-12-22T13:27:07-05:00December 22nd, 2022|Mold|0 Comments

It seems like every day there’s some new news story in the media about the threat of Stachybotrys chartarum or so-called “Toxic Black Mold.” It can leave you wondering if black mold can make you sick, and just what are the long-term health risks to yourself and others. The good news is that for the average healthy person, a minor incidental exposure to black mold is unlikely to make you sick. Though long-term exposure can be an issue for just about anyone. There are also many individuals at high risk of health issues in the presence of black mold which [...]

13 12, 2022

What Is The Difference Between Mold vs Mildew?

By |2022-12-13T15:08:20-05:00December 13th, 2022|Mold|0 Comments

Dark splotches in moist warm places in your home or office are often the telltale early signs that mold and/or mildew has found a home near you. Each of these members of the fungi family has traits that resemble each other and a few wholly unique traits. This probably has you wondering what's growing on your walls or woodwork. Is it mold? Is it mildew? What's the difference? Before we can start to truly tell them apart, were going to have to first understand the various ways they are the same. The Similarities Between Mold & Mildew Both mold and [...]

21 10, 2022

Signs & Causes Of Mold In Workplaces

By |2022-10-21T17:15:50-04:00October 21st, 2022|Mold|0 Comments

Every office space and working environment needs to be safe for employees as well as the clients who visit your place of business. This starts with maintaining a meticulously clean environment that is free from toxins and contaminants like mold. While it might not seem like a big deal at first, mold in any workplace can lead to any number of serious health issues. Not the least of which will increase employee sick days. It can also affect employee morale to have foul odors around. People with respiratory health conditions, chronic inflammation conditions, asthma, and allergies can be at great [...]

11 09, 2022

How Pathogens Move Though Facilities

By |2022-09-07T09:48:38-04:00September 11th, 2022|Cleaning, Mold|0 Comments

There’s no doubt about it, bacteria, viruses, mold spores, and other dangerous pathogens are everywhere. This means that infection control and prevention have to be a priority focus for medical facilities, commercial properties, and anywhere that pathogenic cross-contamination can occur. Of course, disrupting the transmission of pathogens from their source, in an infected animal or a human being can be challenging. Especially since many powerful pathogens are prone to finding new hosts and rapidly spreading to new locations. Being able to better understand the routes of disease transmission and progression will go a long way toward reducing the risk of [...]

7 09, 2022

What Are Examples Of Biohazard For Proper Cleanup

By |2022-09-07T09:23:23-04:00September 7th, 2022|Cleaning, Mold|0 Comments

Today health and safety standards are higher than they have ever been before. While enhanced building cleaning and maintenance can handle many of the basic requirements for a clean and healthy building, there are always going to be unexpected problems and biohazard issues that need a much higher level of scrutiny. The vast majority of biohazard cleanup calls for professionally trained cleaning crews that are fully dressed in PPE suits, with gowns, masks, and other critical safety equipment. This is the sort of thing that most people only see on TV or in the movies. Though the rare times when [...]

28 01, 2022

Tips For Preventing Mold & Water Damage After Flood

By |2022-01-24T16:54:20-05:00January 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 |2022-01-24T16:09:23-05:00January 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 |2022-01-24T16:05:17-05:00December 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 |2022-01-24T16:05:43-05:00December 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 [...]

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