Category: Educational Corner

Water Damage? Tips for Hiring a Restoration Company

Regardless of whether water damage results from a storm or a leaky pipe, this problem requires prompt attention. Water can damage ceilings, walls, carpet and furniture. And if the damage isn’t handled properly, water damage increases the risk for mold....

The Dangers of Mold in the Home

There are many situations where mold attacks homes on a regular basis: damp regions, land that is frequently hidden in the shade, and older homes are all at risk for increased mold growth. Unfortunately, pursuing mold clean up on your...

What Kinds of Mold Are Toxic?

Humans live with mold surrounding them every day. Most molds are too small for the human eye to see, but when they grow into spores (clumps of mold) the eye can see it. Mold grows on any organic material when...

How to Prevent (or Prepare for) Flooding

Often, it’s not within our controls to say when flooding will or won’t occur. Most cases of flooding aren’t related to poor pipe management within homes, but unpredictable weather patterns, shoddy architecture, and change in temperature… all things that the...

How to Attack Black Mold

Black mold has often been called "toxic," but it's not exactly toxic, that is, if you don't have a mold allergy. For individuals with mold allergies, having black mold inside the home can cause serious medical conditions. WHAT IS BLACK...

Don’t Forget to Ask for References

If you suspect mold in your house, eagerness may move you to contact any mold removal company. Fast cleanup is crucial to stopping the spread of mold. Mold can develop from excess moisture, and if ignored, mold spores can spread...

Tips for Shopping for Your New Home

Getting a new home means a lot of work. It also means a lot of shopping, research and arming yourself with good knowledge so that you know what you’re looking at when you’re visiting different homes for sale. Consider a...