Various posts with information regarding Mold including detection, testing, treatments, removal, and effects.
Mold has become a big issue in recent years. It has been the subject of lawsuits, a terror to builders, subject for front page writer, and the growth of a "new" industry - - Mold Testing & Remediation. You might think its new. It is not new. You might think it is complex. It is [...]
Buyers expect a dry basement. No one wants to buy a home with a wet basement. These days most states have disclosure forms that would require the seller to details a series of questions about the property...one of which is water in the basement. Home inspectors are trained to find this sort of defect during [...]
Even though it may not be counted in the actual square footage of your home, your basement is VALUABLE space! What can you do with your basement? How about a Playroom for the kids, a Party Room or Family Room? A home gym to keep you fit and healthy, or maybe a craft room for your [...]
Radon Gas is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that comes from radium deposits in the earth's crust. If present in the soil under your home, it can get sucked into your house via the basement or crawl space. DON'T PANIC! It's fairly common and easy to get rid of. Some people that know "a little", [...]
Mold, at times, can be tricky to detect, but, by following a few easy tips, you can often times detect a mold problem without having to call a professional. How do I tell if I have a mold problem? The most practical way to find a mold problem is by using your eyes to look [...]
It is impossible to get rid of all mold and mold spores indoors; some mold spores will be found floating through the air and in house dust. Indoor mold growth can and should be prevented or controlled by controlling moisture indoors. The mold spores will not grow if moisture is not present. If there is [...]