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?

The symptoms normally resemble “allergies:” itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, etc. However, different molds will affect different people in different ways. If you believe you might be suffering from exposure to […]

How do I know if it’s black mold?

Black mold has a musty, pungent smell akin to rotting leaves, so look out for an unpleasant odor in your home as well as visible dark rings and spots. If […]

Can mold grow on concrete floors?

Not usually. Mold will not grow without a lot of moisture, so keeping your concrete floors clean and dry should prevent mold growth. […]

Can a leaking ceiling cause mold?

Yes. ANY moisture from any source inside of your home can cause mold. It is important to periodically check your home for leaks. If you notice moisture or water where […]

Can I sue my landlord for mold or mildew damage?

You should contact an attorney if you have such concerns and your landlord does not respond as you believe he/she should. […]

Does renter’s insurance cover mold damage?

This depends on your specific policy. Your insurance agent and/or adjuster can answer that question for you. […]

How fast does mold grow after water damage?

Mold can grow within 24 to 48 hours after water damage. […]

Can black mold cause brain damage?

Yes, long-term exposure to toxic black mold can cause symptoms like memory loss, insomnia, anxiety, depression, confusion, trouble concentrating, and confusion. […]

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