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Expert Tips for Mold Prevention

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The thought or sheer mention of the word mold is enough to make a homeowner quiver, especially if it is their first house.  Yes, it has its benefits in making anti-biotic, decomposition of organic matter and whatnot. However, its presence in a home should be a reason to worry, more so if their growth goes undetected. That is because comprehensive remediation of the growth in any home may drain you financially, considering that it is not catered for by home insurance agencies. Additionally, exposure to spores is often linked to respiratory problems and allergies. How Can You Tell Whether There...

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How to Control and Reduce Mold in Your Home

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Have you ever woken up one time to suddenly find that a specific area in your house has unsightly spots and patches and the area looks moist? Your house has mold infestation. However, you need not worry because mold growth in home houses is much more rampant than you can think. Mould and the Health Risks Associated with Mould Exposure Mould is a fungus that thrives on moisture as its conducive environment for growth and mostly found almost everywhere. But there are places you would not want to see mold and its right in your own residence. Especially in damp...

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Winter Moisture and Allergies

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Winter is coming! And no this is not the winter on the game of thrones that is yet to come after 8 years! The winter months are usually from December to February depending on where you live. Research conducted by the American lung association on home air quality showed that in the winter the indoor air is five times worse than outside. This is because, over the winter season, most people remain indoors whenever possible and close all windows and doors, therefore, ensuring there is no or minimal air ventilation and air circulation. While most common household activities like cooking,...

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The Fall: Complete Guide Fall Allergies

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The fall days are a little colder compared to the summer hot days, this makes the autumn weather the best for most outdoor activities. The change in weather also brings with it a change of seasonal allergies, symptoms like itchy and watery eyes, or a runny nose among others. While most people assume seasonal allergies are highest in the summer, research has proven the fall season brings a lot of change of weeds and foliage, which release lots of pollen. Pollen remains the number one outdoor allergen in the fall. while the cooler temperatures allow mold to grow outside under...

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Basement and Crawl Space Humidity Issues

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The basement provides some extract space in the house, while crawlspaces are built to raise the level of the house to avoid flooding. This is why today, more than 35% of new houses are built on a crawlspace, and in some states like South Carolina and most coastal areas, the number is over 80%. Basements and crawlspace have a lot of advantages, however since most are either fully or partially underground, these spaces have lots of humidity issues. Most homeowners spend thousands of dollars every year to repair humidity related damages. Sign of high humidity in the basement or crawlspace....

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