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Tips to clean up mold

Here are a few helpful tips from our friends as the Centre for Disease Control should you have a small area of mold you need to clean up.  

Secondary Health Effects of Mold

Secondary Effects of Mold Exposure In yesterday’s blog we discussed one of the primary health effects you and / or your family could contract through exposure to mold contamination in your home, (asthma). Today we would like to talk about some of the secondary health effects we are seeing as a result of exposure Upper/…

Asthma and it's impact on your health

Asthma Facts and Figures We feel it’s important to provide you with ongoing knowledge and support when it comes to outcomes associated with exposure to mold. One of the most significant health-related issues that can come about from exposure to mold is asthma. Asthma causes swelling of the airways. This results in narrowing of the…

Should I or shouldn't I deal with mold in my house

Should I or shouldn’t I deal with mold in my home? If you have mold and you are selling your home you need to have it removed or disclose the fact that you have mold to the potential buyer. Case law exists where an owner of a home did not disclose and did not address…

If you're going to kill mold do it the right way!

How do i kill mold myself? Every house in the world has at least a little mold because the surrounding outside air contains what’s produced by nature on a regular basis. The question is, does mold really matter? And if it does, how best to get rid of mold once and for all? Mold is…

Mold in your Condo

Four (4) examples of significant mold growth in a condominium unit from both failed glass windows and water damage from a flood in the upper condo unit.   We have begun to come across almost an epidemic of clients who live in our City’s condo-rich environment that are concerned with the indoor air quality of…

Government of Canada – Mold and Indoor Air Quality

Where can I find unbiased information on what is a safe level of mold in my home? We get asked frequently about where can we look for answers and find information not put out there by companies that remove mold. Here is a handy link to a Government of Canada web-page that briefly outlines this…

An example of what your attic should look like after a mold removal

Just thought I’d post a small example of what a rafter should look like after a soda blast. No amount of scrubbing / sanding / chemical application with remove mold as thoroughly as a soda blast. If the mold company that’s quoting on your attic mold removal doesn’t recommend soda blasting it’s because they don’t…

Black Mold Exposure and a recent impact on health

We’ve just been informed that one of our friends has been diagnosed with a mold-related health issue. This issue, diagnosed by his physician, will be a life-long affliction for this person. We feel a deep sympathy for this person and wish him and his family all the best in dealing with his illness. We take…

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