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 [...]

8 12, 2021

How To Get Rid Of Mold From A Basement

By |2021-12-07T20:25:51-05:00December 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 |2021-09-29T21:08:10-04:00October 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 |2021-09-30T13:56:36-04:00October 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 [...]

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