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Does Your Attic Need Additional Ventilation?

Does Your Attic Need Additional Ventilation?

As the highest point of your home located directly beneath the roof, your attic plays an important role in temperature regulation during the summer and winter seasons. Likewise, if your attic isn’t properly ventilated, you’re likely to encounter a number of issues during especially hot or cold days. As the… Read more »

Duke University Students Raise Concerns About Toxic Mold

Duke University Students Raise Concerns About Toxic Mold

Duke University might be known for its stellar academics and highly-competitive athletic teams, but this semester many students have become more concerned with the troubling growth of mold and mildew in their on-campus housing facilities. In a recent article in Duke’s independent student newspaper The Chronicle, one student outlined many… Read more »

Choosing Moisture-Resistant Building Materials for Your Home

Choosing Moisture-Resistant Building Materials for Your Home

Every home builder, contractor and designer worth their salt will tell you that the materials you choose when you’re building your home are just as important, if not more important, than the design itself. If your home isn’t built with quality materials, you could have big problems down the road…. Read more »

How Can Mold Affect Your Home's Resale Value?

How Can Mold Affect Your Home’s Resale Value?

If you’re a homeowner who’s dealt with a mold problem in your house, you might be wondering how these issues can affect the value of your home. Will you have a hard time trying to sell your home if there was once a mold problem? As long as you are… Read more »

Common Causes of Household Mold

Common Causes of Household Mold

Household mold isn’t just unsightly; it can also put you and your family at serious risk for health issues, especially if anyone has a preexisting respiratory condition like asthma. Unfortunately, household mold is a fairly common occurrence. By being mindful of common sources of mold, however, you can prevent it… Read more »

Preventing Moisture From Penetrating Your Home's Exterior

Preventing Moisture From Penetrating Your Home’s Exterior

Keeping your home sealed and safe from moisture that causes mold may seem like an impossible task, especially if you live in a climate like ours in New Jersey that tends to get lots of rain in the spring and summer months. However, if you take good care of a… Read more »

Beware of Mold Following a Flood

Beware of Mold Following a Flood

The aftermath of a flood can seem endless. Repairing your property, replacing your belongings, and dealing with insurance companies can seem like a fulltime job. One thing that people oftentimes forget about, though, is a long-term effect of a flood: mold. If your home or business property has experienced flooding,… Read more »

Reasons to Keep Your Roof Clean

Four Reasons to Keep Your Roof Clean

It can be easy to take the roof on your home for granted. More often than not, it’s out of site and out of mind. Unfortunately, neglecting your roof for too long can have some dire consequences for your home. That’s why it’s worth treating your roof to a little… Read more »

Common Symptoms of Toxic Mold Exposure

Common Symptoms of Toxic Mold Exposure

It’s not always easy to spot mold colonies in your home. Very often they grow in dark, isolated areas that aren’t easily noticeable or accessible. That’s why many people experience symptoms of mold exposure without realizing the problem lies in their home. If you’re not familiar with these symptoms, it… Read more »

Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

Tips to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

Once a mold colony has established itself in your home, it can be very difficult to remove. If not dealt with properly, mold spores can spread to other parts of your home and exacerbate the problem. When it comes to mold control, the best defense is a good offense. It’s… Read more »