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...
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
When water damage strikes, it can have
devastating circumstances on the people and communities it hits. On a small
scale it can flood a basement. On a large scale, regional flooding can cripple
a city, even Windham
NH, socially, economically and environmentally. One
of the largest challenges of dealing with this unfortunate circumstance is repairing
flood damage to personal property.
A leaky pipe leads to mold. It sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? Leaky
pipes are one of the primary causes for mold development. The maintenance workers at a doctor’s office
in Manchester, NH did not notice sections of their office walls becoming saturated
with water until it was too late.
Because of all the moisture, mold developed throughout areas of the
wall. This has left a musty smell
throughout the office. Not wanting to
make sicknesses even worse...
A business chain in Kennebunkport, ME is preparing
for a summer storm. The business owners
expect that flooding
may occur and they want to take precautionary measures to prevent damage. New
England storms can be dangerous, especially when they cause storm surge. Storm surge is when the sea level rises due
to low pressure, high winds, and strong waves created from hurricane activity. Previously, a storm surge led to flooding in
Kennebunkport, ME, causing many homes and businesses...
Mold growth at your York, ME property; the mere
thought of it can bring shivers down your spine. Mold is virtually everywhere.
It has its purpose in nature, but in the wrong setting it can be quite
destructive and dangerous once the spores latch on to objects. If mold growth
is discovered in your property, it is wise to call a professional mold
remediation contractor to clean
up the issue.
If you find mold in your attic, it is important that it is removed properly and entirely to prevent the mold spores from spreading to other areas. It is also important that you take necessary precautions for your health, wearing a mask during the removal to prevent inhaling any mold spores and immediately laundering or throwing away the clothes that you are wearing.
When you discover mold in the basement, you want to deal with it the right way. There are several DIY methods out there. How do you know which one works? Do you even want to tackle the project yourself? When is it best to call in a mold remediation professional? These are all great questions to consider when dealing with a basement mold remediation issue.
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.