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5 Common Mold Myths Busted

5 Common Mold Myths Busted

The Truth About Mold If you find mold in your home, it doesn’t have to turn into a disaster, but there are a few reasons that it often does. Here are a few of the reasons mold in your home becomes a major problem: Homeowners aren’t educated about it They don’t act...
Summer Allergies & Mold

Summer Allergies & Mold

It seems odd to wake up in the dog days of summer with cold or allergy symptoms. We are much more accustomed to springtime allergies and winter colds. But it happens all the time. Many people are riddled with summertime allergies.  Stuffy nose, sore throat and...
How Mold Impacts Sleep Quality

How Mold Impacts Sleep Quality

Mold is known to cause allergic reactions, but it can have more serious effects on your health. Once such effect is diminished sleep quality.  When we don’t get enough sleep, it can affect our productivity and even our safety throughout the day, but lack of sleep has...
Do Energy Efficient Homes Help Prevent Mold?

Do Energy Efficient Homes Help Prevent Mold?

Energy efficient homes are a relatively new concept. As early as 1995, Energy Star ratings have been in place for residential construction. Over time, standards for Energy Star certified homes have become stricter.  Even if your home does not have an Energy Star...
Should You Install a Water Leak Sensor?

Should You Install a Water Leak Sensor?

Water leaks can often lead to mold growth and expensive and extensive repairs if you don’t catch them quickly. A second-floor leak could be disastrous to floors below, and a crawl space leak could go on for months or years before you find it.  For these reasons alone,...
What Are The Levels of Mold Damage?

What Are The Levels of Mold Damage?

You already know that mold shouldn’t be in your home, but unfortunately, it’s a common problem that a lot of homeowners deal with at some point during their home ownership.  If mold gets out of control in your home, it can obviously make you sick, but it can also...
Is There Mold in Your Windows?

Is There Mold in Your Windows?

Mold is common on windows because there is a plentiful supply of moisture from weather and condensation. You may not think mold on the windows is a big problem since it’s so common, but it’s actually a gateway for mold to enter your home.  Mold on the windows can be a...
Buying a New Home? Get a Mold Inspection

Buying a New Home? Get a Mold Inspection

Buying a new home is an exciting and often uncertain time, but that’s no excuse for doing it right. This means checking every single thing off the list to make sure the house you’re buying is in good condition.  Otherwise, you could end up spending a lot of your...
Are There Categories of Mold?

Are There Categories of Mold?

There are over 100,000 varieties of mold. These fungi can range in color from green or pink to gray and black.  It is well documented that exposure to mold is a health risk. You may have even heard the term “toxic mold.” Let us first calm your fears by assuring you...
Mold Allergy vs. Mold Sensitivity

Mold Allergy vs. Mold Sensitivity

It’s widely known that mold can trigger allergy-like symptoms, even in people who do not have allergies.  This reaction is called a mold allergy.  Other people have a different reaction when exposed to mold. Mold sensitivity produces other symptoms that are harder to...
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