Mold

Runny nose, eye irritation, coughing, congestion, aggravation of asthma, headache, or fatigue – all may be symptoms of exposure mold.Especially susceptible are people with those already “at risk” due to immune suppressed or compromised health issues, young children, and individuals with chronic inflammatory lung diseases such as asthma and severe allergies.

Water Damage and Mold Removal Insurance Claims

Water Damage and Mold Removal Insurance Claims

Many people have no clue as to what types of water damage and mold removal insurance claims are covered under their homeowners or business insurance policy. Homeowners and business owners are becoming confused, hearing about mold removal insurance claims getting denied, and lots of questions arise about water damage to […]

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Toxic Black Mold and It’s Hidden Dangers

Toxic Black Mold and It’s Hidden Dangers

How To Prevent And Deal With Toxic Black Mold By Allison Kanaley Trudell Black mold – the often invisible, toxigenic substance – can grow inside homes, schools, and the workplace undetected for years and fueled by damp conditions. Exposure to mold increases the risk of health problems such as asthma, […]

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Six Strategies that can Make a Big Difference in Containing Mold

Six Strategies that can Make a Big Difference in Containing Mold

Not containing mold can be quite a problem.  Not only does mold smell bad and cause your eyes to water, but it can cause major structural damage to your home or business and it can create many health issues for some people.  So how do you keep mold from spreading and […]

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Mold Problem – How to Tell if You Have One

Mold Problem – How to Tell if You Have One

When you first discover that there is mold in your home, there are a number of feelings that arise. For example, you could feel disgusted at how it reached this point or even frustrated because it shouldn’t have gotten that far. However, we should never beat ourselves up over mold […]

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Harmful Mold Growth

Harmful Mold Growth

Flooding can lead to harmful mold growth on and underneath your home’s flooring Homeowners who experience even a small amount of water seeping into their homes either from flooding or a broken pipe should be concerned about mold. It doesn’t take much water for mold to grow and do a […]

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Mold Allergies : Preventing them in San Diego

Mold Allergies : Preventing them in San Diego

Although mold can live almost anywhere, avoiding direct exposure is a critical part of managing your mold allergies. Discover the best ways to protect yourself in the house and outdoors in this article from EverydayHealth.com Fighting mold allergies might seem like an impossible challenge. After all, mold is a natural […]

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How to Remove Black Mold – Gold Coast Flood Restorations

Learn how to remove black mold safely and effectively By: Sean McEvoy Black mold can be an insidious problem for homeowners, potentially leading to a costly removal process and even a host of health problems. But by learning how to remove black mold safely and effectively, you can protect the […]

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Mold Damage – Is it Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

Mold Damage – Is it Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance?

Mold damage strikes fear into the hearts of those who’ve heard horror stories about toxic mold, expensive mold remediation, and denied home owners insurance claims. Yet mold can be found anywhere, including in most homes. It’s usually harmless. Mold needs moisture to thrive. Problems can arise for home owners when […]

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Mold Prevention San Diego CA

Mold Prevention San Diego CA

Do you practice mold prevention?  Mold is a common problem in many homes that is often difficult to detect, but it can cause serious health problems if left unchecked. Mold forms anywhere that there is a consistent source of moisture, and it can stay invisible under your carpets, in your […]

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What to Do if You Have Mold in Your Home

What to Do if You Have Mold in Your Home

Do you have mold in your home?  Do you know how to tell?  Or what to do if you find mold?  This article from US News and World Report is a good place to start. By Geoff Williams Mold. The very word can put terror into the eyes of a […]

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Mildew and Mold Prevention San Diego CA

Mildew and Mold Prevention San Diego CA

Stop mildew and mold from taking over your home with these simple preventive steps from BHG Mildew and mold are fungi that happily and quickly grow anywhere there is moisture. They serve an important purpose in our environment by helping to destroy organic materials such as leaves, thereby enriching the soil. […]

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Mold Allergy and Other Mold-related Health Risks

Mold Allergy and Other Mold-related Health Risks

What is Mold Allergy? by Mayo Clinic Staff If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you breathe in mold spores. This triggers a cascade of reactions that lead to allergic symptoms. Like other allergies, an allergy to mold can make you cough, make your eyes itch and […]

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Install Bathroom Exhaust Fans to Help Prevent Mold

Install Bathroom Exhaust Fans to Help Prevent Mold

Bathroom exhaust fans are a crucial part of a home-ventilation system. Water damage in the house is an expensive problem, in part since the harm might already be done long before it is found. Learn how to identify and prevent some typical home water and mold issues like bathroom exhaust fans. […]

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How to Prevent Mold Infestation

How to Prevent Mold Infestation

  It’s never good news when you prevent mold infestation in your home. From Angie’s List Mold removal services are costly, and the process is lengthy. Not to mention, the presence of mold in your home can lead to serious health hazards including allergies, asthma, wheezing and so forth. Mold can […]

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Understanding and Preventing Mold Damage

What are molds? Molds are the fungi which are found both outdoors as well as indoors. The exact number of the species of fungi is not known but the estimates are that there are somewhere between tens of thousands to 3 hundred thousand or even more. The molds best grow […]

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Prevent Mold from Damaging Your Home and Health

Prevent Mold from Damaging Your Home and Health

The services of mold removal are costly and have a lengthy process. Not to mention, presence of the mold in the home can cause serious health problems including asthma, wheezing, allergies and many more. Prevention is the best way of avoiding the growth and spread of mold. Here are some methods […]

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Mold Health Issues and Home Structural Dangers

Mold Health Issues and Home Structural Dangers

Mold can create troubles for your home as well as your health. In the event of flood or water damage you need to securely eliminate the mold in your home and recognize possible mold health issues, particularly to those who are mold-sensitive.   Checking For Mold You can tell if […]

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Home Mold Inspection – Detecting Problems Before Buying a House

Home Mold Inspection – Detecting Problems Before Buying a House

Conduct a home mold inspection before buying a house — and get the seller’s full disclosure for mold problems you can’t see. You won’t always know if there is mold in a house you’re considering buying, but you can take a few easy steps to try and find out by […]

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Storm Water Damage San Diego CA

Storm Water Damage San Diego CA

When a significant storm passes through San Diego your home might suffer storm water damage that is hard to repair. There are lots of things a household can do to begin fixing any destruction, but a qualified water damage and mold remediation professional will likely be needed to eliminate any […]

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Prevent A Moldy Carpet After Water Damage

Prevent A Moldy Carpet After Water Damage

Have you had home flood damage in San Diego?  You may be able to prevent having a moldy carpet after water damage by following these 6 steps. The sooner you start tidying up after water damage, the much better opportunities you have of preventing