4 Things You Should Do After a House Flood

House floods are unexpected, dangerous, and damaging. In minutes, your pristine basement can be transformed into a fish tank. Flooding can be caused by many factors, including a backed-up sewer, heavy rains, a malfunctioning sump-pump, and busted pipes. Regardless of what caused the flood, it’s imperative homeowners deal with the issue immediately, as damage can [...]

By | January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Things You Didn’t Know About Asbestos

If you know anything about asbestos, it’s probably this: it’s extremely dangerous. From a young age, we’re taught to avoid it at all costs. We’re taught to avoid dark basements and dusty crawlspaces where this evil material lurks. Although most of us are aware of the general risks associated with asbestos exposure, much of its [...]

By | January 8th, 2018|Asbestos|0 Comments

5 Tips for Preventing House Fires

Fire damage is unexpected, terrifying, and can be devastating to your home. Thankfully, there are certain ways you can reduce the risk of a fire ever occurring in your house. In addition to the following tips, you should ensure your home has at least one smoke alarm on each floor, and that all members of [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Illnesses Caused by Mold

Mold can be found in all corners of the planet. Its patchy, bluish-brown, and fuzzy texture, and pungent, earthy smell is recognizable anywhere. Although not all types of mold are dangerous, there are a few that can cause serious health effects. Whether there is mold in your walls, ceiling, attic, or under your floorboards, its [...]

By | December 13th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Common Asbestos Myths

If you know anything about asbestos, you probably know this: it’s dangerous. Asbestos has an almost mythical quality to it. As a child, your parents likely spoke to you about it in hushed tones, as if it were some sort of monster or evil villain. As asbestos removal and restoration experts, we’re here to set [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hidden Places Where Mold Can Thrive

Mold can thrive in surprising places. It’s favourite spot to grow? Dark, moist, and warm environments, like attics, basements, behind wallpaper, and in your air conditioning unit. Some mold can be toxic, and if gone untreated, can lead to serious health problems for you and your family. Signs of mold exposure include: Difficulty concentrating Wheezing [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mold Prevention Tips for Winter

The fall and winter months provide a window of opportunity for mold growth. Wet, humid weather makes the perfect living conditions for mold to grow and reproduce. To prevent mold from growing in your home this winter, there are many things you can do. As a professional mold and asbestos removal company, we recommend the [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Common Mistakes of DIY Mold Removal

  When dealing with toxic mold, you’re inevitably putting your health at risk. Attempting a household mold removal on your own might help you save money, but it can be extremely dangerous. When released into the air by a cloth or scrub brush, mold spores can pose a serious risk to your health. Here are [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is There such a Thing As Good Mold?

The immediate reaction to a moldy item is “throw it out.” We’ve all opened the pantry door and turned our noses and crinkled our mouths at that fuzzy, white and green stuff spreading across an old loaf of bread. But can that mold ever be good? The answer is yes. There are some instances where [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Black Mold Can Affect Your Pets

Black mold. The words are sticky, dark, and poisonous, eliciting imagery of creepy masses growing in corners of bathtubs and windowsills. How mold affects human health has been a concern since the 1940s, when toxic black mold, also known as “Stachybotrys,”first got its name. According to an article written for the Huffington Post, this discovery [...]

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|0 Comments