Keeping Your Bathroom Mold Free
About 60% of your body is water. About 70% of the earth’s surface is water. We also invite a lot of water into our homes; each person uses an estimated 80-100 gallons per day. And there is about a 99% chance that extra moisture in your bathroom is encouraging indoor mold, even in the cleanest […]
Flooding Clean-Up Tips
Floodwater in Wausau may carry silt, raw sewage, oil or chemical wastes that can cause a range of bacterial, viral and/or parasitic diseases. Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces in your home after a flood is a major undertaking to prevent further damage to the property and help prevent illness. You want to make sure that your […]
Is Your Mold Remediation Company Reputable?
Mold is a very stressful crisis that causes anyone, no matter how level minded and cool-headed, to start mentally spinning in an attempt to make sense of the situation. How did this happen? Could it have been prevented? What options are available to you in terms of repairing and removing any mold damage that has […]
When Mold Infiltrates Your Air Ducts
Ventilation systems can harbor germs and lead to poor indoor air quality. Your air duct system could be circulating dust, pollen, unpleasant odors, debris, and other contaminants. The National Air Duct Cleaners Association recommends getting your air ducts cleaned every three to five years. Is it time for you? Visual clues, like signs of mold […]
What To Do In A Water Damage Situation
It’s something no Stevens Point homeowner wants to discover, but its something that too many eventually come across. The dishwasher is leaking. The sealing on the skylights has weakened and water is dripping down your walls. Excess rain is causing flooding. The result? Water damage. Under the sudden pressure of such a catastrophe, it’s important […]
Parental Safety When Mold Is An Issue
As your parent’s age, it is important to keep them safe at home. Every time you visit them, you might repair loose carpets on the stairs, uneven walkways, and poor lighting. However, the most dangerous room in the house is the bathroom. The combination of excess moisture presents two serious dangers. Nearly 80 percent of […]
Five Suggestions For Preventing Carpet Mold Growth After A Flood
A flood in your home is bad enough. The last thing you want is for the negative effects of the flood to snowball into a serious mold problem as well. One of the most difficult types of mold damage to deal with is when mold gets into your carpet. When this happens, it is very […]
Is Your Carpet Making You Sick?
It’s one of the most luxurious surfaces in your home. It’s warm in winter, soft under your feet and creates a quiet oasis from the outside world. And your carpet is much dirtier than you think. On average, carpets can accumulate up to 40 pounds of dirt in a year. Home carpets provide a place […]
You Know A Flood Is Coming… What Should You Do?
Of all the measures you as a homeowner can take to prevent water damage, there are some situations that, even with the most diligent preparation, your home will still be damaged. The most common situation where this may occur is during a flood. Some floods known as flash floods come suddenly, unexpectedly without adequate warning […]
The Process Of Cleaning Sewer Water Damage
You might think that the most devastating water damage could be caused by a flood in your home, and it’s true that that is devastating. But the most dangerous type of water damage is the kind that is caused by a sewer back up. The amount of bacteria and disease that could be spread from […]