signs and symptoms of black mold

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Black Mold?

If you’re a homeowner, you’ve no doubt heard of black mold. Also known as toxic mold, this house guest can not only cause a strange smell and damage to your home, it can lead to a number of unwanted health effects. Knowing the signs and symptoms of black mold can help you determine when you […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Home Mold-Free

Mold and mildew grow year-round, causing allergies, headaches, fatigue, and many more unwanted symptoms. These unwanted guests can also cause significant damage to your home if left untended. Here are 5 ways to keep your home mold-free so you can keep your air clean and your house in good condition year-round. 5 Ways to Keep […]

black mold and air quality

Mold and Mildew Allergies

Spring is here, and that means springtime allergies. But, just like plants in your garden will enjoy the warmer weather of the new season, mold and mildew like this time of year too.  Many types of mold and mildew can trigger allergies or make symptoms worse. So, what can you do to minimize the effects of […]

black mold and air quality

Black Mold and Air Quality in Your Home

It’s easy to take clean air for granted, so for many of us, air quality is something we don’t really think about for most of the year. In the Atlanta area, pollen decreases the air quality during the spring while smog makes its impact during the summer. But did you know that black mold and […]

can a humidifier cause water damage

Can a Humidifier Cause Water Damage?

Humidifiers can be a wonderful addition to homes with forced air or central heating. They keep the air comfortable to breathe and help prevent your skin from drying out, especially during winter or in places with naturally dry climates. But as wonderful as they are, can a humidifier cause water damage? Can a Humidifier Cause […]

common types of indoor mold

What are the Most Common Types of Indoor Mold?

You may be surprised to learn that mold isn’t just a single unpleasant house guest. Mold is actually a family of fungi with many unique species. They grow not just in your home, but outside as well. What are the most common types of indoor mold? Let’s take a look. What are the Most Common […]

effects of mold and mildew on your health

The Effects of Mold and Mildew on your Health

Mold and mildew are both fungi that grow in and from moist areas. Both types of fungi damage the surfaces they grow on by spreading seeds or spores. Once airborne, these spores can be inhaled or come into contact with your skin causing both minor and serious symptoms in people.  The effects of mold and […]

Mold and Mildew Prevention

Mold and Mildew Prevention In Your Bathroom This Winter

Turning the heater on (and up) can be a necessity for those of us living in a colder climate during the winter months. Many might not realize flipping that although the switch will definitely warm you up, it can also help create the perfect environment for mildew and mold during wintertime. Not only are these […]

How to Find Water Damage and Mold in a New Home

We’ve talked to too many people who bought a house and moved in only to find that their home was infested with mold. Unfortunately, this happens to a lot of people. Without first knowing how to find water damage, it is hard to look for signs of potential mold in your home. However, millions of […]

5 Steps to Remove Mold from Your Home

5 Steps to Remove Mold from Your Home Do you know how to remove mold from your home?  Many homeowners don’t.  Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands of homes in America are plagued by mold (ugh!) yet too few people know the ins and outs of mold removal. Knowing how to remove mold from your home requires […]