Mold Prevention and Home Maintenance in the Winter

January 8, 2015 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It’s not uncommon during the colder winter months to be met with unexpected surprises such as a burst pipe or excess condensation inside your home.  As the temperature drops and we all get ready for a real blast of winter it’s a good time to remember to take precautions to make sure we don’t run

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New Home Buyers and Attic Mold

June 13, 2014 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Buying a home is an exciting time and people sometimes forget – with home ownership comes ongoing maintenance.  It is not uncommon that home inspectors identify potential mold in homes, specifically attics.  When considering what to do when you suspect there is mold in the attic, there are few questions that you should ask …

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Killing Mold on Wood, Drywall and Tile

February 3, 2014 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It is not uncommon, especially during the winter months to notice some mold growth on window sill, baseboards and in the bathroom.  Depending on the extent of the problem it sometimes makes sense to try to first attempt to resolve the issue on your own.  If you’ve noticed a small amount of mold on drywall,

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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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