To prevent mold during the winter months use the following tips from Health Canada and the Environmental Protection Agency: To Prevent Mold: Moisture control is the key to mold control, so when water leaks or spills occur indoors — act quickly. If wet or damp materials or areas are dried 24 hours to 48 hours…

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The CBC’s Devi Lockwood has just posted an article about mold contamination in Canada’s northern communities that frankly is difficult to read and speaks to the terrible consequences of unaddressed mold contamination. Charlene Kappianaq says she washes her walls once a week to try to rid them of black mould.***WARNING: This story contains graphic images…

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Basement Mold There are a number of reasons why we see basement mold however the primary reason is a sewer backup. It’s not fun to think about but sewage backups can happen to anyone in any home, (see our internal link regarding flooding at https://mapleleafmold.ca/things-you-should-do-if-your-basement-floods/ . When we see mold in a basement due to…

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