Autumn: The Weather Cools, Mold Allergies Heat Up

Ah, autumn — football returns, the leaves begin to change, and the temperature is much more comfortable than the heat of the summer. There is one problem though for many homes and their homeowners: mold. With these cooler temperatures, but…

Six Ways to Remove Mold From Your Home

1. Reduce humidity. Try to keep areas prone to mold dry with air circulation. Consider purchasing a dehumidifier if you live in a climate with high humidity. When replacing or purchasing an air conditioner, be sure it is sized properly…

5 Ways to Keep Your Basement Dry!

Ensure That Water Flows Away From the HouseCheck to see that the ground around the foundation of your home slopes away from it. You especially want to confirm that there is no standing water or puddles formed around the foundation.Install…

6 Tips and Tricks For When You Find Mold in Your Home

1. Don’t panic. Mold can happen in everyone’s home, especially in bathrooms or damp basements.2. Contact your insurance provider to find out if mold removal is covered under your policy. In most cases it will be, but it may depend…

Mold Prevention in New Construction

In new construction of commercial or residential properties, mold can be a pesky nightmare. While moisture – and the potential for mold – is seemingly inevitable in some situations, there are a number of things that you can do to…

Vermont Ranked the Safest State in the US

With frequent news of terror or natural disaster,we all want to feel as safe as we possibly can. According to a recent study by wallethub.com, Vermont is the safest State to live in 2017. Maine came in at #2, New…

Quick Tips #1: Watch for Water Damage & Mold in Your Bathroom

Always make sure that your bathroom’s fan is in working order. The exhaust is a necessity when it comes to keeping the space at low humidity levels. If the fan is broken, or there isn’t one, the area could potentially…

Have a Mold Problem?

Vermonters, does your home or office have a mold problem?Mold spores can naturally occur both indoors and outdoors, and cleaning and removing it can be a pesky process – in fact, it’s very difficult to fully remove every speck and…

What is the Difference between Mold and Mildew?

Both ‘mold’ and ‘mildew’ are used generally to describe growths of fungi on various surfaces. And, no matter what the differences are, you should work to clean your home of both just to be on the safe side.Differences between the…

Stopping Mold in New Construction

Are you building a home this July? Or are you a general contractor working to construct a new office space? It’s the middle of the summer, which means that it’s very hot and with that heat often comes high levels…