How to Remove Mold from Walls

September 14th, 2020

mold on wallBlack mold has become a buzzword in house buying and selling, and it is undoubtedly a cause for concern if the mold in question is Stachybotrys, which has the highest toxicity. However, the fact is that all kinds of mold are everywhere, both inside and outside your house. The real problem is when mold levels are more concentrated inside than outside.

Often gray, white, green or black in appearance, mold in your house is most commonly found in damp, poorly ventilated, and warm places such as bathrooms, basements, kitchens, and laundry rooms. And whether or not it poses a high level of toxicity, you still don’t want it on your walls. In this post, we will discuss how to remove mold from walls.

 

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How to Fix a Water-Damaged Ceiling

August 17th, 2020

Fix it in 4 easy steps!

 

water damaged ceilingYou’re enjoying a lovely, relaxing evening at home. Maybe you’re sitting in the living room, enjoying a cup of hot cocoa by the fireplace. You lean back against the couch, do a leisurely stretch, look up towards the ceiling, and wait … what’s that bulging, brown spot on your white ceiling? That wasn’t there before! What should you do? Here’s how to fix a water damaged ceiling.

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How To Prepare for a Natural Disaster

July 24th, 2020

write emergency plan for natural disaster8 simple steps to keep your family safe

Here’s how to prepare for a natural disaster. Disaster preparedness is key to keeping damage and stress to a minimum. Follow this how-to guide for eight simple steps to prepare for a natural disaster by creating an emergency plan. 

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How to Landscape to Prevent Basement Flooding

July 17th, 2020

how to landscape to prevent basement floodingProper landscaping techniques can help you prevent a flooded basement. Because spring is here and rain is a sure bet, now is the time to consider your landscaping around your house. Here’s how to landscape to prevent basement flooding: 

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The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

June 2nd, 2020

Because of the recent pandemic, people are keenly more aware of the need to protect themselves from unseen viruses. Unfortunately, outside of how far apart to stand and when to wear a mask, there is not a lot in the news about health and safety protocols. It’s hard to know if cleaning efforts are actually killing viruses or just moving them around the house and office. In this post, we will cover the differences between cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting, so you can better identify what to do, and when.

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