Post-rain Inspection

Post-rain Inspection

Flood Damage, Mold Damage, Water Damage
Heavy rain can cause permanent damage to your property and disrupt your life. Rain damage can be one of the costliest repairs to a home due to its devastating effect on foundations and contribution to mold developement.  Mold starts growing on rain damage areas within 24 hours. Exposure to mold can cause health problems for some people by irritating the nose, eyes throat or lungs. Breathing airborne mold may trigger symptoms in those with hay fever, asthma and allergies.Heavy rain can overwhelm your home's gutters and downspouts and saturate the soil around your foundation. Even if your house is properly waterproofed, hard-driving rain can seep through windows, doors, and attic vents.And potential water intrusion to your home can become an expensive problem if you don't remedy it right away. Below…
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Holiday Seasons Mold Allergies

Holiday Seasons Mold Allergies

Mold Damage
Holiday Seasons Mold Allergies A Christmas tree can bring more with it into your home than pure holiday joy.Any time you bring a live Christmas tree inside, there's the chance that it's carrying tree mold that can trigger symptoms in those who suffer from allergies, asthma and other respiratory issues. (more…)
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How to Prevent Mold on Your Home’s Siding

How to Prevent Mold on Your Home’s Siding

Mold Damage
You might typically associate mold growth with damp, dark interior spaces, but your home’s exterior siding can be susceptible to mold growth, as well.Excessive moisture and humidity can create an attractive environment for mold growth on several kinds of siding, including low-maintenance vinyl. (more…)
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Mold in Bathroom What Causes It and How to Minimize It

Mold in Bathroom What Causes It and How to Minimize It

Mold Damage
Finding mold in your home can be worrying because there are often health risks associated with mold, including allergy-like respiratory symptoms, skin irritation, cold and flu symptoms, headaches, nausea and mold-induced asthma.It's important to know the causes of mold growth before it occurs so you can work to avoid damage to your home and your health. (more…)
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How to Check for Mold in The Laundry Room

How to Check for Mold in The Laundry Room

Mold Damage
Excess moisture caused by leaks or flooding in your home – especially in damp environments like you’re your laundry and bathrooms – creates the perfect breeding ground for mold or mildew.To control and reduce the risk for mold growth in these areas, you must properly maintain your plumbing system and monitor appliances that use large quantities of water, like dish washers and washing machines. (more…)
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What is That Smell?

What is That Smell?

Mold Damage
Sometimes, it hits after a big rain. Other times, it seems to waft up from nowhere and you just shrug it off.But if your house smells musty, it's possible there's a mold outbreak nearby. (more…)
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How to Limit Mold Growth in The Winter Months

How to Limit Mold Growth in The Winter Months

Mold Damage
Cold and wet winter months can create the perfect atmosphere for mold to grow.When water from rain, sleet and snow during the winter months gets tracked inside, the increased moisture can create more humid conditions inside your home, allowing mold to grow more quickly. (more…)
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