Do I Need Mold Testing? Have you or a member of your family been experiencing allergies, recurring congestion, runny nose, sneezing or frequent headaches? If so, there is a very good likelyhood that you may have a mold contamination lurking somewhere hidden within you home that may be contributing to Sick Building Syndrome. Even if…Read the rest
How To Prevent Bathroom Mold: 7 Easy Steps The bathroom…just trying to keep it clean is enough of a burden. As it is arguably the one room within your home that is continuously hit with high moisture levels, combating the mold monster, once it’s allowed to move in, is often a very difficult task. It is always…Read the rest
One of the most irritating problems that most of the homeowners face is the presence of mold. Molds are dangerous. But all the molds are not harmful. There are several varieties of molds. So, one needs to be really conscious and must identify the type of mold before taking any step. For this reason one needs a specialist to identify the type of mold. If they are harmful molds then one needs to take tough steps to eradicate them. If they are least harmful then one may even consider some simple kits to eradicate them. These are also known as toxic mold inspector. They are much experienced professionals and are also aware of the varieties of molds.
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Moisture and Mold Prevention and Control Tips
When water leaks or spills occur indoors – ACT QUICKLY. If wet or damp materials or areas are dried 24-48 hours after a leak or spill happens, in most cases mold will not grow.
- Clean and repair roof gutters regularly.
- Make sure the ground slopes away from the building foundation, so that water does not enter or collect around the foundation.
Although mold grows naturally in our outdoor environment, within our homes there are certain requirements needed for mold to grow and reproduce. A suitable food source, the right temperature, oxygen and of course, water.
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