"name": "How To Tell If You Have A Mold Problem Without Seeing It",
"text": "You Notice A Foul Smell"
"text": "Allergy Flareups"
"text": "Examining Your Home’s Past"
One of the most challenging things about owning a home is dealing with the unforeseen problems that can arise. Plenty of things can rear...
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...
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...
M-O-L-D: Mold can be a problem. However,
believe it or not, mold is everywhere. Much of it is found outdoors. It can be
carried indoors through windows, doors, the HVAC systems, on peoples clothing
as well as on pets. On its own it’s not really a problem. When it attaches to
moist objects and the mold spores begin to grow and spread – then, you have a
problem. If excessive mold growth is found inside a property a professional
mold removal company is typically the remedy. Mold is a destructive...
The potential is there for mold to be found in nearly every
home. Where there is any amount
of moisture, mold can grow. However, the real estate community has become
more and more aware of severe mold concerns. Mold can cause health problems and
considerable liability issues for the sellers of homes containing mold. Selling
a house with mold can cause many complications.
Winter is approaching in Kittery, ME! You’ve
been slogging through your fall cleanup list! You head to the basement where
you store seasonal items. As the basement door opens a sour, musty smell
strikes you. What is the source of the odor? You notice dark, slimy stains on
the lower wall. Searching your mind for a cause, you remember an exceptionally
rainy day sometime back. Mold grows in moist areas. Heavy
rainfall and a foundation leak could definitely be the
cause. It can affect any area...
a storm hit Wells, ME, a warehouse was flooded and had several areas of
water damage. The managers of the
warehouse hired a company to come and clean up the damage, but unaware to
everyone, the cleanup was not thorough. A
few days later, mold started to develop.
The contents stored within the warehouse was becoming contaminated and
some of it had
to be thrown away, causing the warehouse to lose revenue.
Mold removal can be a hassle for any Londonderry, New
Hampshire business or homeowner. No one likes to deal with it and for good
reason. Without the proper tools,
an at-home do-it-yourself approach can quickly become a waste of time. You can
spend hours scraping and bleaching an affected area to only result in a superb
coverup job — you may not be remediating the mold, thus only prolonging the
problem. To ensure that you solve the mold problem, and get professional-level
cleaning results, call...
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.