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

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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

What to Do When You Find Mold in the Shower

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mold growing on shower tiles in bathroom

Mold might be a natural substance, but it can be a nuisance to encounter inside of your home. No homeowner wants to deal with the frustrating situation of mold growth, but it is a common issue because of how easily mold can develop. Mold spores are naturally present in the air, so all they need is the right environment to … Read More

How to Get Rid of Mold on Floor Joists in the Crawlspace

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Mold in the crawlspace

When people think about mold remediation and mold removal in their homes, they typically think about areas in their house that produce high levels of moisture and humidity, such as in a bathroom or near a sink. However, they don’t usually think about mold in their crawlspace. Believe it or not, crawlspaces are areas that produce a lot of moisture … Read More

Testing for Mold and Moisture | Where Is Mold Coming From

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testing for mold and moisture

It is important to understand that mold is everywhere, all the time. If you buy a mold testing kit and it detects spores, that is absolutely normal. What matters is the type and quantities of mold that is detected. These results, typically done during professional mold inspection, will inform you whether you have a mold growth problem and if there … Read More

How to Remove Mattress Mold | Clean Mold on Bedframe

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how to clean mold from mattress

Mold on a mattress doesn’t have to mean lighting it on fire. If the amount of mold is very small, it’s possible to remove it from the mattress altogether. Even if you don’t currently have mold problems with your mattress, be sure to at least inspect for the issue every now and then. If you have mysterious allergy issues when … Read More

Mold Prevention Tips to Keep Your Home Mold Free this Summer

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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 Spring Conditions Lead to Mold in Your Home

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Mold Remediation by ServiceMaster by RC

When the spring arrives, it can be pleasing to many people. The harsh cold and snow of winter is gone, making way for warmer weather and nature’s return. Flowers begin to bloom and provide color to contrast what is often a dark, dreary winter. But spring is also a time when many people do significant cleaning in their homes. While … Read More

Mold Remediation in Commercial Buildings

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Mold-Remediation-in-Commercial-Buildings

Mold is a common, yet dangerous problem that will not only cause serious property damage, but also negative health effects if the problem is not addressed. It often starts as a result of water damage or excess moisture because the mold spores that exist naturally in the air need a source of moisture to grow. Once mold colonies take hold, … Read More