How to Handle Moldy Attic Insulation

15 December 2016
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If you open up your attic and find mold growing in your insulation, it's normal to feel a little panicked. After all, mold can cause health problems like nausea and asthma, and you've probably heard horror stories about homes being completely taken over by the stuff. The good news is that moldy attic insulation is actually quite common. Most of the time, as long as you deal with it promptly, you don't have anything to be concerned about long-term. Read More 

Renovating An Old Home: 3 Inspections You Should Perform Before Work Begins

14 June 2016
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Whenever you renovate an older home, you don't know what's lurking behind the walls. What you think is going to be an easy job can turn out to be anything but if you encounter hidden dangers, such as mold, asbestos, and termite damage. These hidden issues can lengthen your timeframe and increase your budget exponentially. Fortunately, you don't have to go into a renovation blind. By performing several vital inspections before you open up the walls, you can find problems and work the solution into your budget and renovation plans. Read More 

Water-Damaged Carpet: Best To Replace Or Can It Be Dried?

11 November 2015
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If you've ever had a pipe burst, a washing machine or dishwasher leak or a toilet back up, you know that even a little water can do a lot of damage. Especially when water is left standing for even a short period of time on a carpeted area, you may believe that you'll never get the floor dried out or back to normal again. It's true that carpet is a tough surface to dry out. Read More 

Bathroom Leaks: Dealing With Water And Mold On Tile And Wood Floors

27 August 2015
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Whether it was a bathtub leak or a sudden plumbing disaster, when you've got water all over your bathroom floor, it's important to get it cleaned up as soon as possible. Water can cause more damage the longer it is allowed to soak into a surface. And eventually, in addition to the possible structural damage to the floor and subfloor, there's also the danger of mold. Because the bathroom is a humid environment, it's one of mold's favorite household locations. Read More 

Mold Eradication for Your Home

14 August 2015
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The discovery of black mold growing in your home can only mean one thing: you have a moisture problem somewhere. Where there is moisture along with no ventilation, there will usually be mold and mildew. Once discovered, black mold must be eradicated as soon as possible to prevent further damage and any contact with your home's residents. Small areas can likely be cleaned yourself, but if the damage is extensive or covers a larger area, professional help may be necessary. Read More