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Small roof leaks don’t seem like they would cause a lot of damage, but the destructive power of water should never be underestimated. A leaking roof doesn’t stop at structural damage. It also poses serious health and safety risks. Continuous water intrusion from the roof doesn’t stop in the attic. Water can and will steadily…Read More →
No matter the size, leaky plumbing can cause a variety of problems including water damage leading to the eventual growth of mold and mildew. Because pipes are typically located within the walls or behind fixtures, leaks often go undetected causing moisture buildup behind walls, under flooring, and in ceilings. By the time the leak is…Read More →
When water damages go unnoticed in a home for any length of time, they can quickly lead to the growth of mold and mildew. These microbial growths are not only a hazard to the structural integrity of the building but also to the health of everyone inside. Slab leaks are a common source of unnoticed…Read More →
As we all have heard from Health Officials, Coronavirus COVID-19, causes respiratory illnesses. The sinuses and lungs are usually affected first. Early symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. These will appear as soon as 2 days, or as long as 14 days, after exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Indoor mold growth can be…Read More →
Did you know that of the 21.8 million cases of asthma in the US, about 4.6 million of them are attributed to mold and dampness exposure? Approximately 25% of the US population has a genetic predisposition that makes them susceptible to illnesses caused by mold. Even more surprising is the fact that every year, mold destroys more…Read More →
Moldy homes are a major problem. Moldy, a documentary released in 2015, reports that over half of the homes in the United States have some sort of mold problem. This statistic is startling in and of itself. It’s outright alarming when you consider that the presence of mold in a home is responsible for over 4.6 million asthma cases. Mold…Read More →