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How to Prevent Water Damage in the Home

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One of the worst things a homeowner can experience is water damage. Not only does this destroy appliances, but it can ruin a home’s foundation and cause the spread of dangerous mold. If not fixed immediately, water damage can cost you thousands. This article will explore what causes water damage and some ways you can prevent it. What Causes Water Damage? A handful of things can cause water damage. This…...

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Attack of the Refrigerator Mold

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Refrigerator mold? Like moldy food? Not quite...but mold spores can linger from a loosely sealed container of out-of-date leftovers onto other spots inside the fridge. It can happen folks—and it doesn’t just happen to abandoned fridges in the garage. Mold, particularly black mold, can wreak havoc on the health of your refrigerator and many people don’t realize that this is possible. While people often associate mold with a warm, muggy…...

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How to Repair a Water-Damaged Ceiling

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Water damage that occurs above you on the ceiling is not something you should let go—for the health of your home or of you and your family. With the craziness of life and the adult responsibilities we all have, it can be easy to get too busy and let a few things slide; however, a water-damaged area can begin to grow mold within 24 hours, so it is rather important…...

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Mold in the Attic

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If you’ve never had a mold problem, then you might assume that it only happens when there is a burst pipe behind a wall, mildew buildup in a humid bathroom, or a flood in the basement. However, mold can grow in all sorts of places around the home—inside and outside. Mold spores can easily transport themselves from outdoors into your home, settling on surfaces and then begin to grow and…...

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What Are the Symptoms of an Allergic Reaction to Mold?

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Mildew and mold can easily creep into an individual’s home or place of work and wreak havoc on the health of anyone that is regularly in proximity. Sometimes mold is difficult to detect because it may be hiding behind the wall, underneath the carpet, or in unique places you never thought to look. A moldy situation can be caused by a slow leak, a burst pipe, humid and damp conditions,…...

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Inhalation Health Effects of Mold

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If your home has high humidity, you have recently had water damage, or you have excess moisture in any area of your home, you may have mildew and mold problems, which can ultimately lead to health problems if not dealt with. Within 24 hours of any moisture accumulating onto an area (and not evaporating), such as from a leaky pipe or a hot and humid basement, mold spores begin to…...

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