Use Mold and Moisture Resistant Products Like Blue Wood

February 22, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

When clients are reconstructing their basements, typically after a mold remediation project, we are always asked what materials should be used.  We at mri-mold.ca are big fans of blue wood; the reason for this is best stated by the manufacturer ““That incredible blue wood!” (www.bluwoodcanada.com). In recent years, research has shown that mould contamination can

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Mold the new found enemy!

February 15, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

When excess moisture from the elements or unexpected flooding occurs, the wood, drywall, and insulation in your home absorbs moisture and becomes vulnerable. When organic building materials absorb too much moisture, mold can grow and proliferate. Mold has joined radon, asbestos, and other hazardous materials at the top of the health industry’s list of home

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Suspect Mold In Your Attic?

February 8, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

We frequently are asked to inspect and provide quotes for mold removal in attics. This commonly occurs after mold has been detected in the attic  by a Home Inspector during the purchase/sale of a home or by professional Insulation experts who advise the Home Owners they may have a mold issue in their attic space

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Fun facts about moisture and humidity levels in your home

February 1, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Did you know that the average household creates moisture on a daily basis through everyday activities?  The obvious ones are boiling water or a steaming shower, but there are so many other ways moisture is generated.  For instance running a dishwasher, hanging wet clothes in the house and even breathing!  What is most surprising is

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