Posts Tagged ‘Does a dehumidifier kill mold’
How to Avoid Mold in a New Home
Newly constructed homes are not immune to mold problems. Many times, construction spans over rainy days and wet seasons. Moisture from flooding or humidity can lead to mold issues. Just because your builder gives you a one-year warranty doesn’t necessarily mean mold will not grow. Their warranty may not cover mold removal if it does…Read More
Mold in Crawl Space: What’s the Cause and What to Do
Finding mold in your crawl space is bad. Removing mold only to see it return due to the source not being addressed is insane. I read all over the internet steps for removing mold. Many of the steps are great ideas and would be very effective except most don’t cover addressing the source. It makes…Read More
Facts about Mold and Dampness
Exposure to mold and dampness may cause health effects, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). They go on to say exposure could have no effect at all. This, of course, all depends on you. Some individuals can handle long term exposure to damp, moldy environments. Others can develop a skin rash…Read More
Crawl Space Mold Removal Step 1
The main reason most crawl spaces experience excess mold is due to moisture and high humidity. Since water in air or liquid form can cause crawl space mold, I feel it should be the first thing addressed. Other crawl space repair contractors do not feel the same way and often ignore moisture control when it…Read More
Essential Guide to Humidity Control
The reason for this Essential Guide to Humidity Control is high humidity is extremely damaging and needs to be controlled. Controlling humidity in the entire home is important and often overlooked or misunderstood. The importance of controlling humidity in the entire home is often overlooked or misunderstood. Although our focus as a company is on…Read More
Can My Crawl Space Cause Moldy Baseboards?
Are my moldy baseboards caused by the wet crawl space? Many homeowners do not consider the crawl space to be a part of the home since it is not an area they frequent. Many homeowners forget they have a crawl space unless there is a problem. A moldy baseboard can be an indication of a…Read More
Does Bleach Kill Mold?
If you are considering mold removal the question of does bleach kill mold has probably come up. Many homeowners and contractors use bleach throughout the home to address mold and mold staining. The effectiveness of bleach at disinfecting mold is still a hot topic among mold professionals and homeowners. Is Bleach an Effective Mold Disinfectant?…Read More
Dead Mold Frequently Asked Questions
Is dead mold a problem? Should it be ignored when it is located in your home? I think most homeowners realize the importance of good indoor air quality and protecting their families. The events of 2020 have shown us the quality of the air we breathe is important. Live and dead mold are everywhere in…Read More
Should I Dehumidify My Crawl Space
Many homeowners are asking, “Should I Dehumidify My Crawl Space”? Many contractors are saying all you need are fans to control humidity in the crawl space. What’s the best solution to controlling humidity in the crawl space? We recommend a minimum of three things that every crawl space located in a humid environment requires. 1.…Read More
Should I Install a Dehumidifier in My Garage?
I see many homeowners leaving their garage door open in the summer. I imagine they are attempting to allow fresh air into the garage or make a way for their pets to enter. No matter the motive, leaving the garage door open when it is humid outside can affect your indoor air quality. So, should…Read More