Mold Prevention


Bathroom mold, what should I do?

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Jun 2016

Bathroom mold, what should I do?

Everyone has had the unpleasant experience of seeing mold and mildew build up in the bathroom. The most common areas being the tiles in the shower, the ceiling and the creases of the tub.   In most cases a little bit of scrubbing with common household cleaners will do the trick and get rid of it. Unfortunately, after a few weeks it usually comes back. So,...

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Preparing for Winter

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Dec 2015

Preparing for Winter

It’s not uncommon during the colder winter months to be met with unexpected surprises such as a burst pipe or excess condensation inside your home. Luckily the weather is still relatively warm but eventually that will change. As the temperature drops and we all get ready for a real blast of winter it’s a good time to remember to take precautions to make sure we...

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Mold Prevention – Keeping Your Home Healthy and Safe

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Apr 2015

Mold Prevention – Keeping Your Home Healthy and Safe

Spring is coming and with it comes the warm weather. It’s the time of year everyone get’s their house ready to enjoy their outdoor living space and do a little spring cleaning to get ready for summer. It’s also the time of year that many homeowners may find a few unexpected surprises while getting ready for the season. The spring season is a perfect time...

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Melting Snow and Mold

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Mar 2015

Melting Snow and Mold

Spring is officially here and the snow is melting.  This is great news for most but for some, the melting snow may present new problems for homeowners. Homeowners should be extra diligent at this time of year paying particular attention to water intrusion in basements, roofs and other area’s where excessive ice damming or snow build up occurred during the winter months.  Minor foundation cracks...

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Condensation around your windows can lead to mold issues

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Jan 2015

Condensation around your windows can lead to mold issues

Do your window sils or frames around your doors look like this in the winter?  This is a clear sign that there is a water problem and for most, the likely culprit is high humidity in your home.   During the winter it is not uncommon for most people to keep their homes locked up tight and warm.  Unfortunately most people don’t monitor their humidity...

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