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Mold – EPA’s 10 Things You Should Know about Mold

In recent times, people have become much more aware of exposure risks to elevated levels of mold in their homes, schools and work environments. High levels of mold indoors can lead to air quality issues and health concerns. Its presence … Continue reading

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What to do if there is mold in your home?

Getting mold treated right away is the best way to avoid health risks. Once you remove the mold from your home it’s very important to fix the moisture problem to prevent the problem from reoccurring.

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The Dangers of Hidden Mold in the Home and How to Find It

Mold (fungi) is a natural, living substance that grows in every part of the world, and is especially harmful on food, vegetation, and building materials. While visible mold can present many dangers, hidden mold in our place of residence can … Continue reading

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Why Bleach Does Not Kill Mold. Surprised?

Why bleach does not kill mold on porous surfaces Continue reading

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Buying a home? Beware of health hazards lurking in older homes

With spring finally upon us, more and more potential home buyers are out and about looking for homes to call their own. Many homebuyers are drawn to looking at older homes (1900-1960) for a variety of reasons from their character … Continue reading

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September is Mold Awareness Month

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency dedicates the month of September as  National Indoor Mold Awareness Month. With recent storms, exceptionally rainy weather and, of course, Hurricane  Irene, many homes throughout the country have been exposed to excessive moisture  and water, … Continue reading

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Mold: a silent killer

by  Senior Airman Christina Bozeman 94th Airlift Wing Public Affairs 8/14/2012 – DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE, Ga. — Mold is alive, and mold is sneaky. It doesn’t even need a constant source of water to sustain life, which isn’t a … Continue reading

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3 Mold Must-Knows For Every Homeowner

By Kelsey Owen – July 30, 2012 Have you seen both raining downpours and blistering temperatures this summer? Is your home suffering from water damage? You’re not alone. While a little part of the water damage picture, mold can be an … Continue reading

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Give Your Basement A Once Over Before Winter

A basement can be an especially scary place when it comes to maintaining the space and the systems that it houses. Although basements come in a host of shapes, sizes and finishes; there are certain characteristics that they have in … Continue reading

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The Value of a Home Inspection For Current Homeowners

Why current home owners should obtain a professional home inspection. Continue reading

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