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October 17, 2017

7 Surprising Places Mold Can Hide In Your Home

October is a spooky season. Between the bright colors on the trees and the cool, crisp air, there’s Halloween - a time for ghosts, ghouls, and scary stories. But for many homeowners the scariest thing October brings may just be the one you never see coming, and it might be hiding in your home unseen: mold.

While many of mold’s most conventional hiding spots (bathroom, attic, crawlspace) might not be so hard to guess, the real threat lies in those surprising places where mold can take hold without ever even arousing suspicion. As a result, these surprising hiding spots often end up being some of the most dangerous. But with a little knowledge of where to look and what to look for, you can stop mold from settling in long before the trick-or-treaters come looking for candy.

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February 13, 2017

Don't Let Mold Make Your Restaurant Fail Inspection

Mold makes for a seriously unwelcome visitor in just about any workplace - but for those working behind the scenes at a restaurant or food-service establishment, mold can be an especially troubling ordeal.

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January 26, 2017

Black Mold - The Often Overlooked and Toxic Menace

In most cases, mold may become an issue in particularly damp areas in a home - like a crawlspace or attic - where little foot traffic and poor ventilation creates a safe, unseen spot for mold to grow. These areas are well-known mold incubators, and many homeowners know to regularly inspect damp areas like these to keep mold growth at bay.

But there are some instances when a particularly nasty black mold may develop unseen, taking refuge in spots around your home you may otherwise not think to check. The causes for these pockets of mold growth can be numerous, but the results tend to be the same across the board - ill health effects for those exposed.

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January 10, 2017

5 Problem Areas During Home Inspections & What They All Have In Common

If you’re a homeowner looking to sell your property in the near future, you wouldn’t be alone in being stressed out by an inspection. For those not diligent about the most common problem areas, an inspection may point out serious problems - namely, the presence of mold. Mold can be a determined invader, requiring extensive removal that can put a serious damper on the home sale process.

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July 12, 2016

Breaking The Mold: Staying Comfortable & Safe In Humidity

It’s summer and everybody wants to be outside soaking up sunshine. What nobody wants, however, is to be soaking in the sunshine. Comfort is easily attainable when humidity levels are high, you just have to spend the day inside.

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