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Mold After Water Damage

Paula Hensley, February 3 2021

Mold smell after water damage Molds are most likely to begin their growth inside your building on or in wet materials after you have experience some water damages in your homes. You don't need to see molds before you know that you have them growing in your home after water damage, once you detect a noticeable earthy or musty smell; it means that yo...

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Mold After Water

Paula Hensley, January 28 2021

One of the major causes of mold growth in homes is water damage. Mold growth can destroy you furniture, walls, flooring, carpets and other items in the building. The menace of mold can result in poor indoor air quality. You can get respiratory problems such as bronchitis, asthma and other...

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Mold Testing Importance

Paula Hensley, January 4 2021

Mold Testing is important for many of reasons. Mold can be dangerous and therefore it is important to have it testing properly to determine the extent of mold damage and type. When our team of remediationprofessionals goes to your home or business to test for mold, they do a thorough...

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Variations of Mold

Paula Hensley, December 29 2020

It iѕ vеrу important for mоld rеmоvаl еxреrtѕ to knоw thе tуре оr vаriеtу оf mоld thеу are gоing tо rеmоvе in уоur house. A thоrоugh inspection of уоur рrореrtу will need to be don. This рrосеѕѕ аllоwѕ them tо dеtеrminе thе most еffесtivе way to hаndlе thеѕе fungi аnd рrеvеnt thеm coming bасk. Alѕо, this саn assist thеm in giving уоu аnd уоur fаmil...

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Floods and Mold

Paula Hensley, December 14 2020

When a city is flooded, it can introduce a new ecosystem consisting of fungal growth. 5o inches of rain not only does damage to the buildings it submerges but it also causes a lot of moisture buildup problems. Wetlands, which once were used to help drain excess water, have been turned into urban neighborhoods, offering little outlet for flooding.

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Mold in the winter

Paula Hensley, December 23 2019

It's holiday season and it's time, it's time to bring Christmas trees out of the attic, not mold. Not many people realize that trees and Christmas decorations are more likely to carry mold. Check for mold on Christmas Decorations: Decorating Without Mold Clean mold and pollen or hose off tree...

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Mold Types

Paula Hensley, August 5 2019

Many types of mold exist but most types aren't dangerous. How do you know if the type you have is dangerous? Call Icon! It is important to know the type of mold and how much mold is present. If you have one of the harmful molds (black mold) it can...

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House Mold Proofing

Paula Hensley, June 24 2019

Having toxic mold in your home is taxing on your health as well as others. In order to prevent mold from taking over your home there are a few steps you can take before the toxic mold is even present. Mold Prevention Tips: Use dehumidifiers to reduce humidity Raise the house temperature to prevent condensation Clean gutters Vacuum regularly Ventil...

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3 dangers of cleaning mold yourself

Paula Hensley, June 18 2019

There are DIY options for cleaning mold yourself, but by doing it yourself, are you actually doing more harm than good? Here are the 3 risks for cleaning it yourself: Spread mold spores further - By not properly cleaning it up, mold spores will be extracted from where they are...

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Humidity levels and mold

Paula Hensley, June 10 2019

Mold loves humidity. Did you know humidity levels should be between 30 and 60 percent in order to prevent the spread of mold spores? A good way to make sure humidity stays within those levelsis to use a humidifier that will automaticallyadjust to humidity levels present. Good air conditioning systems can also help by adding extra humidity to the ai...

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