Do you have enough insulation in your home?

January 9, 2014 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It’s cold outside and temperatures are reaching record lows.  Are you finding that your home is losing heat faster than your furnace is generating heat?  Is your furnace working really hard to keep the temperature in your home at the thermostat setting?  Are you noticing that the ice and snow is melting in specific areas

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The Link Between Water Damage and Mold

December 6, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

While it may come as a surprise to most people the truth is, if you have water damage and do not address it immediately, you will have mold.  This is true 100% of the time. Mold has been around since the beginning of time and is a necessary part of the eco system playing a

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Mold Removal Toronto

November 8, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

How do you know if you need professional mold removal? The simplest answer is … “the amount of mold contaminated material will determine whether or not you need professional mold removal”. The million dollar question is, how do you make that determination?  The best way to do this is to hire a reputable and professional

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Is mold harmful to my health?

October 11, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Every once in a while a news article appears talking about the health hazards of toxic black mold.  And some people, when they see black mold it is assumed that it is Stachybotrys – “the bad mold” and the stigma associated with it – “toxic black mold is a health hazard” – while there are

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Mould in the attic?

September 27, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It is not uncommon for new home buyers to encounter a situation where the home inspector says, “there is mold in the attic it must be removed before you buy the home”.  While this may be true, new home buyers should understand that just getting a mold remediation company in is not the only factor

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How well do you know your home?

September 13, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

While the weather remains pleasant, it’s an ideal time to “get to know your home”.  Many homeowners take great care in making sure the interior of their home is well maintained but it is easy to forget to maintain those areas that are not regularly seen.  Unfortunately, these items are some of the major culprits

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Mold Prevention

August 30, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Ben Franklin said it best, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.  The best thing anyone can do is be diligent in maintaining your home before mold becomes a problem. This has been a very wet summer and our team of certified inspectors have been seeing a lot of issues lately with

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Mold Removal Toronto

August 16, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

If you’re looking for a mold removal company in Toronto, it doesn’t take long to figure out you have a lot of choices.  The problem is, how do you know who’s reputable and who isn’t? The choices appear to be endless and most people just pick the first company that catches their eye. If you’re

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The # 1 thing you need to do if you suspect mold

August 9, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Don’t panic. In last weeks blog we talked about some of the main questions people have when it comes to mold but neglected to remind people not to panic.  Mold issues are not always as bad as you might think and the best thing you can do is call a professional in to help you

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Top 5 Most Common Mold Questions

August 2, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

With the rainy weather this summer and the numerous flooded basements most mold, water proofing and restoration companies have been “flooded” with calls.  And after numerous conversations with people it turns out there are quite a few common questions/concerns that people have. The top 5 questions for July 2013 are; Q. My basement flooded but

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