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Black Mold – Does Mold Color Matter?

Spring rains are a welcome refresher for our parched plants and lawns, but they also bring heat and humidity, the perfect environment for mold. If you had a leak or flood and your remediation company did not fully remove the mold, chances are the mold is still present and probably growing with a vengeance.

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Help! Black Mold is Creeping Up My Walls!

Q. I have black mold growing up the walls in my basement Can I remove mold myself? – Nancy K., White Plains, NY A. First, it’s important to keep in mind that mold — in any form — can be harmful to your health. So all of your mold must be removed. And there lies the problem: The mold growing on your walls is easy to see, but most of the mold growing in homes is hidden. The

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7 Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes

With the temperature hovering well below freezing, we have more to worry about than finding matching gloves and a scarf. To make it worse, combine subzero temperatures with strong winds, and you have the perfect scenario for frozen pipes. A burst pipe often times causes major flooding in your home, which can lead to major problems, including mold. Pipes freeze for three main reasons – quick drops in temperature, poor insulation, and thermostats set at too low a temperature. So what

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Even A Household Appliance Can Cause Mold

Dehumidifiers, bathroom exhaust fans, and kitchen range hoods can vastly improve the air you breathe indoors, but they also have a downside: if not maintained properly, they can become little mold-producing factories.