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

The Difference Between Mold and Mildew

Brad LackeyWater Damage

this mold is darker than mildew

The terms mold and mildew are frequently used interchangeably. Sometimes people refer to mold related smells as ‘mildew’ and the substance itself as ‘mold’. Outside of these colloquial habits, however, there is a scientific difference between the two. Put simply, both mold and mildew are different types of fungus. Mildew is lighter in color, appearing as a white or light-yellow … Read More