Mold on Contents

Removing mold from contents can be an exhausting process resulting in many man hours. Some items can be saved once mold grows on them, and others can not.  When mold has grown on contents, it’s also important to remember that not all chemicals and cleaning methods are alike and safe for certain surfaces.  Here’s some […]

Buying a New Home?

There’s many calls which we field from new home owners suspecting their is mold or visibly seeing an issue after they moved in.  There are some cases upon inspection which have severe growth, or very costly remediation that went undetected by the home inspector.  I’ve spent years trying to inform everyone about home inspectors and […]

Removing Mold From Carpeting

In many cases, if mold has grown on carpet, cleaning will not be possible. If growth has occurred on more than one area of the carpet, or if there is a large area of growth, the carpet will probably need to be replaced. Small areas of growth that have been quickly identified can sometimes be […]

Sewage Damage Tips

Sewage is one of the most dangerous substances to enter homes or buildings. It contains fungi, bacteria and viruses, many of which are disease-causing. Unfortunately, many people fail to understand the hazards that sewage presents, particularly for the very young or very old, or for those with compromised immune systems or respiratory problems. Here are […]

Smoke Damage in Penn Valley PA

A customer in Penn Valley Pennsylvania purchased a new oven from a big box store and had them install it.  The delivery men installed the oven, and then proceeded to turn it on while instructing the home owner to allow the oven to run for a half hour prior to turning it off.  As she […]

Pre-Purchase Mold Inspections

So, you’re ready to purchase a new home and you want to make sure that everything is fine prior to settlement.  You hired a home inspector, radon inspector, exterminator to check for termites and even went so far to hire a roofer to make sure the shingled roof is water tight.  But what about the […]

Buying a Home

Recently I went into a home which was purchased just a few weeks ago.  They never got a mold inspection, as their Realtor and Home Inspector, advised them that it wasn’t needed.  But after a few weeks of living in the home, they noticed a smell and decided to give us a call.  When I […]

Attic Check

Seemingly the predominant call as of late is home owners discovering mold in their attics.  Now is the time of year to inspect your attic, especially after a cold winter and the possibility of condensation due to over insulating or poorly vented attics causing growth on the wood.  If you discover discoloration, getting a surface […]

So Called “Flushable Wipes”

Time and time again we get calls about toilets over flowing and come to find out it is from flushable wipes.  We inform every customer of ours not to purchase these wipes, because they are not truly flushable.  They do not break down like they claim, but they do eventually break down which allows companies […]