Waterproofing your basement vs. water management

June 28, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

We get asked regularly after we detect mold in a basement what steps should be taken to ensure that the mold does not return.  Most homes will eventually experience water intrusion due to a breakdown in preventing water from entering through the foundation; a crack in the foundation, a blocked weeping system, hydrostatic pressure, failure

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Large appliance maintenance

June 21, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

When is the last time you checked your dishwasher, washing machine or ice maker?  Most people don’t realize that many of your large appliances, if unchecked, can become the source of large water issues – water issues can lead to mold problems.  And in most cases, when there’s leak, it’s big.  Flooding issues caused by

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How much does mold removal cost?

June 14, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

As with any product or service one of the first questions is, how much does it cost?  When it comes to mold removal, it’s the worst answer you want to hear, “it depends”.  Unfortunately, there are unique factors for each mold removal project which can cause the price to vary from person to person and

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Have you checked your sump pump lately?

June 7, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

With the recent heavy rain and the forecast of more to come, when is the last time you checked your sump pump?  Now would be a good time to check. Below are some simple steps for you to take… -          Make sure the area is free of any debris -          Ensure that the float is able

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