Remove Mold from that Moldy Shower Curtain

Heat and humidity are two necessary ingredients to the growth of mold and mildew. That makes most bathrooms the number one spot in the home for mold growth, and the shower curtain tops the list! Most people use some type of plastic liner top protect the rest of the bathroom from splash. The plastic liner.. read more →

29 Aug 2011

Tent Camping and the Mold Dilemma

You’ve just finished a fantastic camping weekend. You break down the tent and head home. A month or so later, when you set your tent up on the next trip, you discover the tent canvas or material has developed a nasty case of mold and mildew. Unless you are camping someplace with absolutely no moisture,.. read more →

21 Aug 2011

Indoor Mold is a Major Health Concern

Research suggests that more than 50% of homes have indoor mold. Experts liken the health effects of mold to asbestos for the danger s it poses. Health issues can include everything from itchy eyes and runny noses to serious respiratory ailments and even death. Most homeowners tackle mold problems with bleach. Sadly, bleach isn’t effective.. read more →

16 Aug 2011

Combat Mold on Artificial Turf

Artificial turf can be a magnet for mold! The blades of artificial turf are held upright by a silicon sand base. The base traps moisture and the grass provides shade, which are two main ingredients necessary for mold growth. Once mold gets a foothold in the sand, it begins to climb the grass blades. The.. read more →

10 Aug 2011

What Conditions Promote Mold and Mildew Growth?

Mold and mildew growth require several elements for idea growth — a source of food, warm temperatures and adequate moisture. Of those three, the presence of moisture is the most critical. Unfortunately, controlling the environment in your home can be tough. Water Intrusion Rainwater can enter a building through leaks in walls, windows or the.. read more →

Water Sports, Boats and Boat Mold. Oh My!

During the summer months, America’s favorite recreational activity is water sports … boating, fishing, waterskiing, swimming, waverunning, jet skiing, you name it. No matter what water activity you are participating in, the equipment you use is going to be a magnet for mold. In fact, the warm, wet conditions that surround all water sports are.. read more →