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New Furnishings? New Appliances? Here's Why & How You'll Want to Inspect Your Order.

Renovating or updating your home is exciting, but it can cause you some headaches along the way. Purchasing new appliances or furnishings is often a necessary part of the job. Unless you’re a professional in the industry, you’re vulnerable to overlooking important points of concern. Here’s how you can make the process easier on yourself. Continue reading “New Furnishings? New Appliances? Here's Why & How You'll Want to Inspect Your Order.”

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Attic Mold in the Summer: How Bad Is It and What Can You Do About It?

You may already know that mold thrives in the summer months, especially in a place like Chicago. That’s why it’s important to be careful this time of year and be aware of the risks. The fact of the matter is that, at ProCare Restoration, the main issue we deal with in the summer is attic mold. Continue reading “Attic Mold in the Summer: How Bad Is It and What Can You Do About It?”

How To Prevent Mold Growth in the Winter

As the colder weather approaches, it’s time to start taking preventative measures so that you don’t find yourself with a mold problem. Mold spores are everywhere, but in order to prevent mold growth in the winter, is make sure they are dormant. In order for mold to grow, it needs food to eat, warmth, and of course, moisture.

As we inevitably creep towards the frigid winter months, our houses will no doubt be filled with warm heated air. While heating your home in the winter is a basic necessity, there are still ways to make sure that mold doesn’t infest your house. Continue reading “How To Prevent Mold Growth in the Winter”

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Why Leave Black Mold Removal to the Professionals

When it comes to black mold removal, homeowners often disagree on what to do. Some try to tackle it themselves, some hire an ordinary handyman, and very few call IICRC certified professionals like the ones we have here at ProCare Restoration. The truth is you should always leave black mold removal to IICRC certified professionals. Here’s why. Continue reading “Why Leave Black Mold Removal to the Professionals”

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5 Natural Mold Removal Methods

When you just have a little spot of mold, you may not want to call in a whole mold remediation crew. But mold is dangerous, so it’s important to know how to remove mold safely. You should also keep in mind that what you may consider a minor issue might best be left to the experts. However, if you just have a couple spots of mold, there are safe, natural mold removal methods you can use. See our suggestions below. Continue reading “5 Natural Mold Removal Methods”

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What You Should Know About Basement Mold

Basements are the first place we recommend people to check in their home if they smell a musty odor or are experiencing mold exposure symptoms. That’s because basement mold is incredibly common. Plus, many people use their basements infrequently enough, that they may not notice mold growing there. Here’s what you should know about basement mold. Continue reading “What You Should Know About Basement Mold”