Mold Before & After Bucks County

Here’s a set of photos showing heavy growth in a residential property in Bucks County Pa.  The room sustained heavy water damage and mold that was and over a quarter inch thick.  As you can see from the photos, we always like to show how we clean prior to any encapsulation instead of seeing photos […]

Mold Inspection Scam

Recently, we were called by a customer who had concerns about growth in a very large garage. The two car garage extended over one hundred feet in length, and mold began to grow on the drywall ceiling due to some water infiltration and a much larger humidity issue. Her skepticism developed after she had hired […]

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 […]

Preventing Mold on Carpeting

In order to grow, mold needs moisture, oxygen, a food source, and a surface to grow on. Mold spores are commonly found naturally in the air. If spores land on a wet or damp spot indoors that contains dust for them to feed on, mold growth will soon follow. Wall-to-wall carpeting, as well as area […]

Identifying Carpet Mold

Just because mold is not immediately apparent or visible on a carpet’s surface does not mean that mold growth is not in progress. In fact, mold will probably only be visible on the surface of carpets in unusually severe cases of growth, such as carpet damaged in flooding that has remained wet for some time. […]

Mold Insurance

On many occasions, I field calls from customers who have mold growth in their home and are under the impression that their issue is covered under their insurance policy.  In certain instances this is true, but in most instances it isn’t.  Most policies have any where from Five to Ten Thousand Dollars worth of coverage, […]

Mold Exposure Causing Hair Loss

People who are allergic to mold are at higher risk of suffering hair loss when exposed to this allergen. Allergic reactions, causing hair loss, can be triggered by both black “toxic” mold or other molds found in the house. Allergic reactions cause the body to produce histamine, an inflammation-causing substance that results in the disruption of […]