Crawl Spaces & Mold

Crawl Spaces & Mold

THE PROBLEM In homes that have crawl spaces, a very high percentage of mold issues that we see in the living spaces have a connection to the conditions in the crawl spaces. This is due to two inescapable realities: 1. Crawl spaces in humid climates routinely have mold...
How to Find Hidden Leaks?

How to Find Hidden Leaks?

The average cost to repair water damage is $3-7 per square foot, which doesn’t sound like a lot at first, but when you consider the floor, walls, ceiling, subflooring, and wall cavity, that can add up quickly.  Besides, when water damage strikes, it’s hardly ever...
What is a False Negative Mold Test?

What is a False Negative Mold Test?

It’s actually pretty easy to get a false negative indoor air mold test.  False negative results can give you a false sense of security, and all the while, your family could be in contact with high levels of mold, experiencing a myriad of symptoms.  Let’s look at some...
September is Mold Awareness Month!

September is Mold Awareness Month!

The Environmental Protection Agency, better known as the EPA, has deemed September as Mold Awareness Month.  As with other awareness campaigns, this is a time to educate the public about the issue and make sure people know dangers of long-term mold exposure.  With...
How Does Mold Spread in a Home?

How Does Mold Spread in a Home?

Mold is a major indoor problem, even in the cleanest of homes. Mold can be seen on food as it ages in the refrigerator and on the counter, but you may also see it form on walls, upholstery bathroom fixtures, or inside drains.  Mold can be many different colors (not...
What Do Mold Colors Mean?

What Do Mold Colors Mean?

Some people will tell you that black mold is the worst kind to have in your home and that it is easy to identify by its color, but neither of these things are true, unfortunately.  You can’t tell what kind of mold is growing in your home based on the color alone....
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