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Are There Good Types of Mold?

Are There Good Types of Mold?

When you hear the word mold, you probably don’t think about the many benefits of this tiny organism. Instead, you probably think about mold growth in your bathroom, garage or basement and the dreaded task of cleaning it.  To be fair, household mold is dangerous. It...
Is There Mold in Your Ductwork?

Is There Mold in Your Ductwork?

Ask anyone where mold is likely to grow, and they’ll say the bathroom, the basement, and maybe even the attic. But would you think about the duct work in your home?  Unfortunately, mold in the HVAC system and ductwork is common. Like other unseen areas, ducts can have...
Signs of Mold During a Home Inspection

Signs of Mold During a Home Inspection

Buying a home with mold is setting you up for future problems with your home and your health. A mold inspection from a professional – even if it is part of a general home inspection – can alert you to potential mold problems in the home. Once the...
Which Type of Black Mold is Toxic?

Which Type of Black Mold is Toxic?

“Black mold” is a phrase that strikes fear into homeowners, home sellers, and contractors alike.  The thought of owning a building with black mold is enough to stop a sale dead in its tracks, or shut down renovations for days as the mold is removed and remediated....
Is It Time for a Mold Test?

Is It Time for a Mold Test?

Mold testing doesn’t tell you if there is mold in your home … if you know anything about mold, you know that there is mold inside every home. It’s in the air and enters homes through open doors and windows, on our clothes, shoes and pets.  The purpose of mold testing...
DIY Mold Removal Mistakes

DIY Mold Removal Mistakes

The lure of saving money is enough to convince many homeowners to take on DIY projects they probably shouldn’t be doing.  Mold removal is one such job, for a few reasons.  First, it’s dangerous. Mold spores are constantly being released from an active colony,...
Is Mold Growth More Common in Summer?

Is Mold Growth More Common in Summer?

Yes, mold is extremely common in summer, but it can be a concern any time of year if the conditions are right.  Mold has a musty smell that you can’t cover up, and it has an unmistakable appearance that you can’t simply scrub away. These reasons alone are enough to...
Basement Mold? Check Your Sump Pump

Basement Mold? Check Your Sump Pump

A sump pump can give you peace of mind regarding flooding in your home. These devices are designed to detect excess groundwater and flooding, particularly in the basement, and automatically pump it out. They are usually installed in basements where flooding is common...
Common Sources of Indoor Air Pollution

Common Sources of Indoor Air Pollution

We all want to believe the air in our home is safe to breathe, but because of modern manufacturing practices and our own habits, it probably isn’t as clean as we’d hope.  There are 5 common sources of indoor air pollution. In each section below, we will describe the...
Should You Install a Hygrometer in Your Home?

Should You Install a Hygrometer in Your Home?

Mold appears as black, green, or even pink spots in the bathroom, kitchen, garage and attic most commonly. But mold can grow anywhere in your home as long as the conditions are right.  Removing mold is a time-consuming process that usually requires the help of a...
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