With only a few weeks left of winter, we’ve got spring cleaning on the brain. Spring brings new life to the earth. So why not your home, too? Let’s start fresh! Here’s your checklist for making the most of the job where it really counts: mold prevention on the home front. Continue reading “Spring Cleaning Checklist: The Let's-Prevent-Mold Edition”
Mold is usually much more than a visual problem. It can be highly dangerous, even when you can’t see it! As the snow melts and the last of our Chicago winter weather passes, this is the best time of year to ensure that you’re in the clear. Give us a call to set up your free mold inspection with remediation. Continue reading “Spring Is Around the Corner… It's Time to Check for Mold!”
While there are so many types of mold and locations you might find it, we can break down how mold grows in order to better understand and prevent it. The life cycle of mold includes four main phases: hyphal growth, spore formation, spore dispersal, and spore germination. However, these phases are dependent on the environment. We can stop mold and spores in their tracks if we control moisture, temperature, and other factors. Continue reading “The Life Cycle of Mold – How It Grows & Why”
So, you think you might have a mold problem. Even if it’s common knowledge that “black mold” is visible (and dangerous), we often hear from clients about regular mold — which is more complicated than you’d expect. What do these terms mean? What is black mold? Continue reading “What Is the Difference Between Black Mold and Regular Mold?”
Are you considering a Chicago mold inspection and assessment? Even though you can’t always see mold, you can see the successful results of black mold removal here. This isn’t a DIY sort of job. Your safety and the longevity of your home could be at risk. Continue reading “Trust the Chicago Experts for Your Mold Inspection & Black Mold Removal”
We certainly entertained a long summer of flash floods and heat in Chicago IL this year. That light water damage? The soft spots in the walls or ceilings? You need to keep an eye on these areas and consider calling a professional at ProCare Restoration to take a look. We can often complete mold removal and/or mold remediation without harming the foundations of your home. It’s just a matter of catching things early.
Continue reading “Keep Your Home Clean for Health & Safety Throughout the Year”
You know there are many ways to prevent mold. But sometimes, you just can’t. Here’s why you shouldn’t turn that bathroom mold removal into a DIY project. Continue reading “Bathroom Mold Remediation – Why You Shouldn't DIY on This One”
We can provide black mold removal Chicago services available whenever it’s convenient for you. See the visible difference of ProCare Restoration black mold removal with these before and after photos.
The moisture meter is one of our most important inspection tools in the restoration business. We can answer lots of important questions! We have to ask, How wet are the materials we need to dry? What is considered “dry” in this environment? Where is the water located? At what point will this area be “dry”?
Protecting yourself from the cold weather shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg. Here’s what you need to know to winterproof — or, as some call it, winterize — your home. You can even start saving money too, while we’re at it. Don’t let the snow and the end of daylight saving time get you down!