Pink Mold in Humidifier – What It Is and How to Deal with It

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Mold Removal

Woman changing water container of dehumidifier at home

Many people enjoy the benefits that humidifiers provide, and for good reason. Some of those benefits include sleep improvements, assisting with allergy relief, body moisturization, and flu symptom relief. There’s no doubt about it – humidifiers can provide a great deal of comfort. However, like any home appliance, humidifiers need to be maintained and cleaned regularly. Neglecting to do so … Read More

How to Protect Your Basement from Mold After Flooding

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Mold Removal

Black mold buildup

When it comes to flooding, your property’s basement is especially vulnerable to being affected. Whether there is a pipe that bursts in the basement or a severe storm that causes precipitation to seep into your home, a flooded basement must be addressed in a prompt manner. When immediate action is not taken, the flooding can result in extensive property damage … Read More

Mold Prevention Tips to Keep Your Home Mold Free this Summer

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Mold Removal

mold prevention tips fort wayne in

The Midwest is certainly no stranger to the humid weather during the summer, especially for those living near lakes, ponds, and rivers. As humidity is synonymous with moisture, homeowners can face significant problems if they don’t take steps to keep things cool. Excess moisture can lead to mold which can cause significant health and structural issues, making it a huge … Read More

How to Prevent Fire and Water Damage in the Fall and Winter

Brad LackeyCleaning Tips and Checklists, Fire Damage Prevention, Water Damage Prevention

Water and Fire Damage Restoration with ServiceMaster by Restoration Contractors

One of the worst aspects about fire and water damage is that both occur year-round, and both may come from natural and man-made causes. But as they can both occur from various sources, there are seasonal trends in where and when they start, such as frozen pipes in the winter and storm damage in the spring and summer. As we … Read More