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How to Get Rid of Mold on Windowsills

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During periods of heavy rain or seasonal changes that bring extra moisture, windowsills are one of the most susceptible areas for mold to grow. Black mold is not only unattractive but can make existing lung and breathing such as asthma and allergies worse. What’s more, if the mold stays on the windowsills for extended periods of time, it can damage and rot away the wood not only on the sills…...

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Crawlspace Cleaning this Spring

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Now that the weather is heating up, it’s time for inspection and spring cleaning of your crawlspace. Read on to understand why it’s important to keep the crawlspace clean, and spring-cleaning maintenance tips for you to check off. Maintaining Structural Integrity Maintaining structural integrity of your home is critical. Keeping structural components like support beams located in the crawlspace dry, free from mold and damage from the elements keeps your…...

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Is It Safe to Use Bleach to Clean Mold?

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For years now, bleach has been used to kill germs, disinfect and clean many surfaces in the home. But when you’re dealing with mold, is it the best option for cleaning? Read on to find out why bleach may not be your best or safest option to clean and kill mold. Cleaning Mold Mold is that nasty little fungus that grows in spaces where there’s darkness, dampness and moisture. Mold…...

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How Fast Does Mold Grow?

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When you notice something dark and dirty growing and spreading on your walls or furniture, especially in a damp area of your home, there’s a good chance you already have a serious mold problem. If you’re not sure, but smell a strong, musty odor in the area, you have a mold problem for sure. If it’s been an undetermined amount of time since you’ve noticed the growth and/or smell, you…...

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Mold Removal vs. Mold Remediation…What’s the Difference?

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If you are having problems with recurring mold problems in your home or business, you may think removing the mold by simply cleaning it up will solve the problem. Typically, if mold keeps coming back, it may be time to call in a professional mold remediation team to identify and control your mold issues. Find out the differences between mold removal and remediation. Different Terms for Different Mold Treatments You’ve…...

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Understanding Crawl Space Insulation

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If you have standing water or high levels of moisture in and around your crawl space, it may be time to check the insulation. Keeping the crawl space properly insulated not only protects any equipment stored there, but goes a long way to resolve and prevent the many problems excess water can mean for you. Here are some things to know about a properly insulated crawl space. Problems Caused by…...

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