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4 Things You Should Do After a House Flood

By | January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

5 Tips for Preventing House Fires

By | December 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

3 Illnesses Caused by Mold

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

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 [...]

Hidden Places Where Mold Can Thrive

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Mold Prevention Tips for Winter

By | November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

5 Common Mistakes of DIY Mold Removal

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

  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 [...]

Is There such a Thing As Good Mould?

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

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 [...]

How Black Mold Can Affect Your Pets

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

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 [...]

Manage Your Fall Mould Risk

By | September 6th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

The fall and cooling temperatures can be difficult on those with allergies or other respiratory issues, such as asthma.  The end of summer and beginning of fall is peak ragweed season, a common allergen that affects the lives of many.  However, there is another risk in the air this time of year: mold.  While mold [...]