Spring is in the air

March 22, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Spring is in the air and that means the ground will be thawing out turning the frost and snow to water which will be trying to enter any voids or gaps accessible in your foundation walls.  Keep your nose focussed on any musty smells, and your eyes on the lookout for any discolouration on your

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Are pets affected by mold?

March 15, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

The effect of mold on the occupants of a home varies based on the type and amount of mold, each person’s individual immune system and their tolerance to mold species’.  But what about our pets’, is mold potentially harmful to cats, dogs and other household pets?  The answer is yes. Animals, much like humans, can

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Spring is around the corner, are you ready?

March 8, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

The thermometer is rising, slowly but surely, the thaw is beginning and the rain is on its way.  Many people think it’s too early to start preparing for the spring but a little effort and attention can go a long way.  Now is the time to … Clear any remaining snow and debris around the

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Is your home or business supporting mold growth?

March 1, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Molds are found in nature and are necessary for the breakdown of leaves, wood and other plant material. These micro-organisms can enter a building directly or by their spores being carried in by the air or through air intake systems. In a home or building, mold is usually found growing on wood, drywall, upholstery, fabric,

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