Is There Mold in Your Plumbing?

Is There Mold in Your Plumbing?

A key ingredient for mold growth is moisture. Anywhere there is water or humidity, there is a chance that mold can take hold.  Pipes and drains are ideal because they are always full of moisture, and they are also hard to inspect. Mold could be thriving in your...

What is Pink Mold?

What is Pink Mold?

Mold is a naturally occurring substance, impossible to escape whether indoors or out. It becomes a problem when it develops a colony within your home, exposing your family and pets to extremely high levels of mold.  Fortunately, protecting your home from uncontrolled...

Why is Carpet Padding Important?

Why is Carpet Padding Important?

Carpet padding is the material that is installed before carpet in order to make it softer and more comfortable to walk on. It can be made from foam, nylon, fiber or a blend of two or more materials. There are several types of residential carpet padding:  Bonded foam -...

How to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

How to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

Better air quality can keep your family healthier and even improve your quality of life, your sleep and maybe even help your health. And with many of us spending more time than ever at home and indoors, it’s never been more important to have a healthy living...

Why Ceiling Leaks Could Mean Mold

Why Ceiling Leaks Could Mean Mold

Your home’s protection begins with the roof. A strong, solid roof protects the rest of your home’s structure, as well as everything within it. A roof leak is the most common cause of a ceiling leak. Damage to your roof can be detrimental for the rest of your home. ...

How to Remove Mold from Wood?

How to Remove Mold from Wood?

Mold can destroy the appearance of natural wood grain, both inside and outside your home, but that’s the least of your worries. Mold is highly allergenic and can cause serious respiratory and skin reactions in people and animals, and it can weaken organic materials...

10 Popular Types of Upholstery

10 Popular Types of Upholstery

Thinking of purchasing new furniture? Before you commit to a certain fabric just because you like the way it looks, take into account how well the fabric will hold up to your lifestyle. The wear and tear you will expose it to in addition to its ability to resist...

Why Does Humidity Cause Mold?

Why Does Humidity Cause Mold?

Humid conditions almost always result in mold. But why? Keep reading, and A+ Restoration & Cleaning will explain why humidity and mold go hand in hand.  If mold is a battle you have already fought in your home -- or if it’s one you want to avoid -- you need to pay...

Don’t Use Bleach to Clean Mold

Don’t Use Bleach to Clean Mold

Bleach is a disinfectant, not a household cleaner. It should be used with other products (preferably after) to sanitize surfaces, not as your first line of defense.  Many homeowners mistakenly use bleach to clean up messes and tackle more serious household projects...

Is Mold Growth Common in the Summer?

Is Mold Growth Common in the Summer?

Yes, mold is extremely common in summer, but it can be a concern any time of year if the conditions are right which means immediate mold remediation is important regardless of the season.  Mold has a musty smell that you can’t cover up, and it has an unmistakable...