Mold will only grow worse if you don’t properly handle the situation. What can you do about it? Here are some quick facts you need to know to protect yourself and others. Continue reading “Mold Is Everywhere – Here's What You Can Do to Reduce Its Impact”
When mold and spores enter your home, there’s a lot at risk. Your health becomes a concern, the structure and floors of your house can deteriorate…and not to mention: your belongings and clothes might even get moldy. How can you be proactive? Do you live in a very humid area? You might be interested in mold resistant paint (also called “anti mold paint”). Continue reading “Mold-Resistant Paint: What You Need to Know”
Whether you’re planning to DIY, hire a professional, or just looking for information: here we give you the basics on refrigerants.
Continue reading “A Brief Introduction to Refrigerants”
Whether it’s a bad smell hanging in the air or the humidity is keeping allergens around, dehumidification is often a good answer. Some people own their own dehumidifiers. But a serious case requires professionals’ expertise and machines. Here’s what we do. Continue reading “What Is Dehumidification? How Does It Work?”
When flooding hits your home or other accidents occur, you need a professional. Water damage is the primary risk. But mold becomes a greater possibility too — if the space is not properly dehumidified and ventilated. If you’re careful, you can avoid that potentially expensive risk. First, we will judge the situation based on the quantity of water, absorption of it, and where it is.
Let’s talk about the four main classes of damage we see. Continue reading “What's Your Damage: The Different Types of Water Damage”
Mold is only a problem if you let it become one. Learning about mold — and other (unfortunately) common concerns in the home — is essential to keeping you and your family safe. A little regular maintenance and regular inspections will keep you healthy, comfortable, and less stressed. Let’s prevent mold together and jump into some quick facts. Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Know About Mold Now”
First, the facts.
Mold inspection, mold testing, and mold removal are among our most-demanded services. Mildew and mold removal are not very fun experiences however necessary, so it’s good to know what you’re getting into. Every process is made easier when you understand how it works.
Here, we will explain the few ways we can test and sample for mold in your home or on your property.
No one could simply cross the street in Chicago this weekend. The flooding has only gotten worse.
The day following these storms, you had to jump over those big puddles pooled at almost every corner, and stand a ways back just to avoid being splashed by any inattentive cars passing by. Outside the city, Fox River — already overwhelmed in recent weeks — reached record levels according to ABC7 Chicago, and matters in other suburbs weren’t much better. Continue reading “Flooding in Chicago Area Persists, More Storms on the Way”
Last week’s flash flood and flood events hurt many homes and businesses in Chicago and surrounding suburbs. We’re still expecting more bad storms this summer, and wanted to share some of the potential damage this kind of weather can cause. Conditions can become dangerous very quickly — so stay safe, and always call a professional when you need it. Continue reading “Flash Flood Watch Continues for Chicago Area This Summer”