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3 dangers of cleaning mold yourself

Restoration, 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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Mold effects on the brain

Restoration, August 24 2018

Yes, mold can affect your brain! Depression, anxiety, anger, fear, and helplessness have all been well-documented symptoms of mold. Many times, anxiety and depression can be an early sign of exposure. Symptoms: Additional effects on the brain: It can be difficult knowing you have mold in your home and feeling like you have to get rid of items or mo...

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In the news

Restoration, March 13 2018

Icon and 859 Board Up team up on a fire damaged property in Greater Cincinnati. https://youtu.be/5e-pn_cAoTY

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Moisture

What does mold smell like?

Restoration, February 1 2018

Mold produces microbial volatile organic compounds which can either be odorless or have a musty smell. The process of detecting the smell of mold: Check for reactions when entering the room. The nose can detect the smell first out of any of your other senses. If you are in a room with mold, it may be sneezing or nose irritation Check for the sme...

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Floods and Mold

Restoration, November 10 2017

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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water damage restoration

Mold After Water

Restoration, May 1 2016

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 After Water Damage

Restoration, May 1 2016

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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