Spring Showers Make Mold Flower

Milder temperatures and spring showers are two elements needed to cause mold to grow, especially on outdoor surfaces. And sadly, every building has leaks somewhere, you just have learn where the weak points are — but look first at the foundation and roof. In humid climates, it is almost impossible to prevent mold growth, but.. read more →

22 Mar 2012

Top 10 Things to Know About Mold

Molds produce tiny spores to reproduce. The spores waft through the indoor and outdoor air continually. When mold spores land on a damp spot indoors, they may begin to grow and digest whatever they are growing on in order to survive. There are molds that can grow on wood, paper, carpet, and foods. When excessive.. read more →

14 Mar 2012

Mold Removal on Indoor/Outdoor Carpet

During the winter of months, plenty of moisture can be tracked onto your indoor/outdoor carpeting. As people come in from the snow and rain, its natural they’ll wipe their feet on your welcome matt. Along with the damp, they’ll also track in mold spores. And once in a warm environment, the mold spores hiding in.. read more →

Tips for Removing Holiday Stains and Odors

The holidays are a time of celebration, but they are also a time for spills during parties and family get-togethers. Coffee, wine, milk, food and other biological agents find their way onto carpets all over the world. In addition, the excitement and too many treats may have a deleterious effect on your pets, who may.. read more →

06 Feb 2012

Preventing Mold on Patio Umbrellas and Patio Furniture

Every Fall, most people fold up and store patio umbrellas for the winter months. If even the slightest hint of moisture remains in the fabric, folks are likely to have an unpleasant surprise when Spring arrives. Specifically, those damp folds of canvas are fantastic places for mold to incubate and grow. Fortunately, there is a.. read more →

31 Jan 2012

Mold Problems in Public Schools

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, molds can be found almost anywhere; they can grow on virtually any organic substance, as long as moisture and oxygen are present. Mold can grow on paper, cloth, carpet, wood, tile, insulation — anywhere there is a warm, damp environment. Schools and commercial buildings are particularly susceptible to mold.. read more →