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Will Mold Come Back After Remediation?

Will Mold Come Back After Remediation?

The world of mold remediation is a strange one, indeed. Mold is ubiquitous and is required for the normal process of decomposition of organic matter. However, when mold is growing in the indoor environment, it can be an indicator that something is very wrong. Mold exposure and the resulting health effects impact different people very… Read more »

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Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

Is Water Damage Covered by Home Insurance?

In most homeowner insurance policies coverage for natural disasters such as wind, hail, fire, or lightning are included in your standard policy that covers your personal property, your dwelling, and personal liability for injury or damages to another property. However, water damage covered by home insurance will usually be subjected to scrutiny by your insurance… Read more »

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A Guide to the Asbestos Removal Process

A Guide to the Asbestos Removal Process

It’s no secret: Asbestos removal from a residential or commercial property is important because asbestos is a toxic substance. One that poses a health hazard to those exposed to it over a period of time. Asbestos was a common building material until its toxicity—which can cause respiratory diseases and types of cancer—became public knowledge in… Read more »

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Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

Signs of Hidden Water Damage on Your Property

The problem with hidden water damage is twofold: visually, it can go undetected for a long time and, in doing so; it can seriously damage your home. Long-term water damage can cause the wood to rot around window sills, casements, door frames, and inside walls, it can pose a hidden danger to your health in… Read more »

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Can Dirty Air Ducts Cause Health Problems?

Can Dirty Air Ducts Cause Health Problems?

Contaminated, dirty air duct systems can pose health problems that may lead to persistent respiratory issues for employees on the job or family members in the home. If such health problems arise, consulting with a professional air duct cleaning service would be a good first step to determine if the ductwork is the problem. Dirty,… Read more »

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Mold in Your Home: In the Most Unexpected Places

Mold in Your Home: In the Most Unexpected Places

Mold can show up in your house in the most unexpected places at the most unexpected times. It’s usually caused by a combination of factors, not just one, and the primary way to eliminate the problem is through effective mold mitigation. If mold outbreaks happen in the basement or under the kitchen sink, or recurring… Read more »

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What is the Goal of Mold Remediation?

What is the Goal of Mold Remediation?

This is a topic that is quite often misunderstood and misrepresented even by the majority of contractors in the indoor air quality industry. The primary issue comes down to regulation/standards or in this case lack thereof. While we do not often advocate for government intervention in private industry there is a time and place when… Read more »

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How to Choose the Best Mold Remediation Company

How to Choose the Best Mold Remediation Company

Once mold appears in your home or business, knowing which mold remediation companies to choose from can be overwhelming. To begin with, it’s not a DIY job and you shouldn’t necessarily choose the company that is geographically closest to you either. The company you hire should be one that backs up their work with a… Read more »

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