What are common effects of water?

Excess water can create a variety of effects. Personal property can be damaged and the structure of you home can be compromised. Most importantly, mold growth can occur if the […]

How do I fix the dampness issue?

The first thing you should do is locate and fix the source of mold growth, such as, leaking pipes, poor ventilation, high humidity, etc. Then, have PuroClean Water, Fire, and […]

Can I test mold and clean up myself?

It is possible, however we do not recommend it. There are some Commercial stores that provide self-test kits but these kits are not always helpful in determining the elevated levels […]

What are the health effects of mold?

The presence of mold can be linked to various respiratory health problems, headaches, nasal stuffiness, and skin irritations. The more extensive the dampness and mold, the greater the risk.  Homeowners […]

Why do I have mold growth in my home?

Mold growth occurs due to a water source or high humidity.  This is most common in basements, bathrooms, and attics where humidity is typically an issue.  Also, if you have […]

I can smell mildew/ mold but cannot see it

Do not ignore your senses, if you are smelling a musty/ mildew smell, it is possible that you have some kind of mold growth in your home. Call PuroClean Water, […]

How do I prevent mold growth in my home?

The key to preventing mold growth is moisture control. There are many ways to achieve this including repairing leaks in your home—from walls, roof, gutters, plumbing pipes, etc., keeping indoor […]

How do I prevent mold in my bathroom?

The biggest step is to be sure the bathroom has adequate ventilation. It is important to have a properly installed exhaust fan. […]

What are the symptoms of mold exposure?

Mold-sensitive individuals may exhibit allergy symptoms, such as sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, coughing, itchy eyes, wheezing, and skin irritation. Moreover, mold can trigger asthmatic symptoms that include coughing, wheezing, […]

How do I know if it’s black mold?

The only way to be able to name mold is to have a sample tested at a qualified laboratory. […]