Common Sources of Indoor Pollutants

Common Sources of Indoor Pollutants

We all want to believe the air in our home is safe to breathe, but because of modern manufacturing practices and our own habits, it probably isn’t as clean as we’d hope.  There are 5 common sources of indoor air pollution. In each section below, we will describe the...

How Mold Impacts Sleep Quality

How Mold Impacts Sleep Quality

Mold is known to cause allergic reactions, but it can have more serious effects on your health. Once such effect is diminished sleep quality.  When we don’t get enough sleep, it can affect our productivity and even our safety throughout the day, but lack of sleep has...

Will Mold Die On Its Own?

Will Mold Die On Its Own?

Mold is a living organism. All living things need sustenance to survive. In the case of mold, that means food, water and oxygen.  So you would think that if any of these things are removed, mold will die. Unfortunately, that is not true..  Mold can remain dormant...

Should You Install a Water Leak Sensor?

Should You Install a Water Leak Sensor?

Water leaks lead to expensive and extensive repairs if you don’t catch them quickly. A second-floor leak could be disastrous to floors below, and a crawl space leak could go on for months or years before you find it.  For these reasons alone, a water leak sensor is a...

Is There Mold in Your Windows?

Is There Mold in Your Windows?

The probable answer is "yes".  Mold is common on windows because there is a plentiful supply of moisture from weather and condensation. You may not think mold on the windows is a big problem since it’s so common, but it’s actually a gateway for mold to enter your...

What Causes Bad Odors in a Home?

What Causes Bad Odors in a Home?

A number of things can cause bad smells in your home, from chemicals to pet odors to cooking smells.  Chances are, you don’t notice these odors because you have gotten used to them. But after a vacation or extended absence, you may be able to pick up on them a little...

How to Prevent Mold After Water Damage?

How to Prevent Mold After Water Damage?

If your home has experienced flooding from any source, you probably have a lengthy list of renovations and repairs ahead of you. As if that wasn’t daunting enough, you also have secondary concerns like mold and mildew as a result of this excess water.  You need to...

Is There Mold in Your Carpet?

Is There Mold in Your Carpet?

Carpet is the perfect hiding place for mold. It supplies everything mold needs to grow, under cover yet dangerously close to you and your family.  Mold needs a few conditions to thrive: moisture, a food source, and oxygen. Unfortunately, these conditions are found in...

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Remediation?

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Mold Remediation?

Having insurance is supposed to give you peace of mind when the worst happens. Whether it’s health, auto, or home insurance, we pay those monthly dues in full confidence that when something unexpected occurs, we’ll be able to handle it financially.  But there are tons...