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mold growth due to water damage

What to Do When There’s Water Damage, Mold, & Mildew

Mold is incredibly common and can be found in many properties throughout the United States. One of the reasons for mold being found in so many homes is that it easily grows in indoor spaces that are exposed to moisture, damp air, and insufficient sun exposure. Some types of mold are great, like the kind…
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Mold on Carpet: The Risks of Indoor Mold and How to Test for It

If you have carpet in your home, then you know how challenging it can be to keep it clean and dry at all times. Carpet can absorb moisture when people walk into a home after a rainy day, spill a drink, or simply if the air is humid. The problem is moist carpets are one…
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Lung Agitation From Coronavirus And Mold

Lung Agitation From Coronavirus And Mold

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…
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Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mold Testing Service

7 Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mold Testing Service

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…
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Stop Sickness! 7 Health Problems That Mold Testing Can Prevent

Stop Sickness! 7 Health Problems That Mold Testing Can Prevent

Your home should keep you comfortable and safe. But, sometimes it can harbor hidden dangers. Mold growth can put you and your family in harm’s way if it goes unnoticed, making mold testing very important. Read on to learn more about the dangers of mold growth in your home. IDENTIFYING MOLD GROWTH IN HOMES Mold…
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3 Common Black Mold Exposure Symptoms

Is There Black Mold In Your House? 3 Common Black Mold Exposure Symptoms

Discovering mold in a home makes your heart sink. Your home is supposed to be yours and your family’s safe place. This is the one place where you can go to escape all of the troubles of the world and be at peace. All of that is taken away when there’s black mold in your…
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