Effective mildew removal sometimes requires the same techniques as removal of toxic mold. After all, mildew is simply another variety of fungi, just like mold. While exposure to mildew may trigger mild allergic symptoms in particularly sensitive individuals, it’s rare…Click Here to Continue Reading!
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Home mold growth may represent anything from a verified toxic health hazard to an unpleasant annoyance you’d prefer not to live with. Once active mold growth establishes an indoor foothold, eliminating it usually requires a mold remediation professional with the…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Is flood protection something you needn’t worry about because you don’t happen to live on a coastline or near a river? Not according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA reports that flooding from one source or another can happen…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Serious indoor water damage can result from something as simple as neglecting basic plumbing maintenance. The water supply lines inside your house carry water at an average of 60 pounds per square inch. That’s more than enough pressure to inundate…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Leaky and wet basements pose a threat to home and health. A source of perpetual moisture just beneath your living spaces, a chronically wet basement creates issues that—unfortunately—don’t stay down in the basement. Deterioration from chronic basement moisture compromises the…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Drying a water damaged space after a storm may seem like a haphazard process, particularly if the home has been affected by substantial flood water. Actually, it’s an established, well-researched science that is continuously being refined with new techniques and…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Mold in the home is a time-sensitive issue. Not all mold is toxic and not everything that looks like it actually turns out to be mold. However, once the conditions exist to trigger mold spores into the active mode—such as…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Steps to maintain home humidity are a balancing act of keeping it not too high and not too low. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends maintaining indoor humidity no lower than 30 percent and ideally no higher than 50 percent. This…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Are your office employees or customers at risk of developing sick building symptoms? Sick Building Syndrome is officially recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the World Health Organization (WHO) as an identifiable cause of a spectrum of maladies…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Post-flood restoration is a time-critical imperative. That’s because water damage to a structure is an ongoing process that continues unabated until specific, scientifically-proven methods are employed to stop it. It’s been observed that water inundation from a flood or other…Click Here to Continue Reading!