Summertime is mold’s most popular breeding season; humidity is a key ingredient for it to thrive. This means that rising humidity can lead to increased risk of mold growing in your home.
Seeing mold in your home can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare; luckily, there are ways to prevent and control mold growth from happening in your home. Follow along for a guide to summertime mold growth by the mold remediation experts at Soil-Away!
Where to Look for Mold
During the summer, mold...
Spring cleaning is a universal experience here in New England. You can probably think of a list the length of a CVS receipt of all of the chores you are ready to tackle after the harsh weather and strange spring we have been having. Though the first thing that comes to mind may be getting rid of old junk around the house or power washing your exterior, there is one spring cleaning task that should take precedent over the rest; mold remediation.
Follow along as the mold remediation specialists...
Mold- a homeowner’s enemy in the springtime. Because of the combination of snow melting, rain falling, and temperatures rising, spring is one of mold’s favorite seasons. Your attic is one of the most humid areas in your home and the perfect feeding grounds for mold. The moisture and darkness in your attic are some of the best environments for mold.
To prevent mold growth in your attic this spring, be sure to follow along for expert tips from the remediation specialists at Soil-Away!
Though your crawl space is virtually unseen and does not need to look pretty, it is crucial to maintain it. Your crawl space can be a feeding ground for dust and mold, which can ultimately cause poor air quality throughout your home. Growing moisture and mildew can also lead to severe structural problems and potential health issues. Follow along for crawl space maintenance tips from the mold remediation specialists at Soil-Away.
Moisture and darkness create the right...
You may have experience with mold removal in your home, but commercial mold removal is an entirely different ballgame. Due to the size of commercial properties, mold has much more room to expand and grow than it does in a residence. Mold growth can possibly halt business operations, preventing employees and customers from being able to enter the premises. Because of this, it is imperative that when mold is detected, it is removed immediately.
Here, we will discuss mold removal remedies...
Moisture-prone areas and limited sunlight make optimal conditions for mold growth. These conditions are often seen in basements, where mold can easily grow and thrive in dark corners unnoticed. Once discovered, it is important that the mold is removed, taking into consideration your health and the spread of the spores through the air during the process. A company experienced in mold remediation can ensure that this is done properly.
When hiring a mold removal company, it is critical that you choose a company with experience, the right equipment and proper insurance. Mold remediation can be a complicated process, depending on the type of mold and extent of its growth. A mold remediation company, like the mold removal experts at Soil-Away, understands the best way to remove all of the mold and its accompanying spores. This will ensure that the mold is removed entirely and is not spread to other areas through...
After your home or business is damaged by a flood, you need a company with experience handling this type of disaster. It is important that the restoration process addresses not only removing the water, but also any underlying moisture problems and high humidity levels. These problems can lead to mold down the road. A professional restoration company has the equipment and experience to address the water quickly, reducing the moisture levels back to normal and repairing any resulting damage...
Growing in a home or business, mold is much more than an eyesore or an indication that a good cleaning is needed. While most types of mold are more of a nuisance, this can be an indicator of a water problem. Some molds can even be detrimental to a person’s health, particularly when the spores are airborne and breathed in. Regardless of the type of mold, it is important to fully remove it and cautions must be taken to ensure that the mold spores do not carry through the air to other parts of...
Borax, a white powder that can be found in with laundry detergent is a good option for DIY mold removal. Mix the borax powder with one gallon of hot water. You can then apply the mixture to the area, scrubbing until the mold disappears. The borax does not need to be rinsed off, as the residual will act as a deterrent to keep the mold from reappearing. Other substances that can treat mold include baking soda, vinegar and hydrogen peroxide. Make sure areas are properly dried so that residual...
When hiring a
company to remove mold from your attic, you should find a company that is
affordable, reputable, and has experienced technicians. Serious mold removal is not typically a
do-it-yourself job. Anticipate investing
time and money into getting rid of the mold and bringing your house back to its
pre-mold state. Choosing the wrong
company can negatively impact your property and cause mold
to spread. The more mold
cross-contaminates your space, the greater you and...
You enter the attic in your
Bedford, NH home and turn on the lights. While you try to look for an item,
something catches your eye. You can’t pull your gaze and decide to have a look
at it. The black specks, up close, alerts you to the presence of mold in the
attic. There are various colors of mold in the attic: White, blue-green, gray,
and black. While black mold is commonly labeled as toxic, it mostly indicated
poor air quality. Mold remediation in the attic can easily be done. Before
Soil-Away is a full service disaster restoration contractor. Our team specializes in 24/7 emergency response for fire, smoke, water, flood, mold and biohazard damage to your property. Soil-Away is based in New Hampshire and has been serving commercial and residential clients throughout New England since 1990.