Should I use bleach to treat mold?

Bleach is not the solution for mold treatment. While bleach will kill live mold, it does not kill mold spores. Additionally, treating mold with bleach and water actually feeds further […]

Mold Identification

PuroClean provides mold remediation services, and can assist you if you have identified a potential problem. Please contact us to discuss any mold-related issues. For additional information, visit the Department […]

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 homeā€”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. […]

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. Mold grows and thrives in wet or moist areas and can cause significant structural damage. If mold caused by a leaking ceiling is not remedied quickly, you may have […]

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. […]