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When planning to renovate your home, you must check your estimates against your budget. Every decision you make during your project will be based on your budget. Unfortunately, your whole budget plan could be thrown out the window if you find mold as you prepare for your home renovation. Not only is mold unsightly, but it can also cause major illness, respiratory distress, and property damage. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to have the mold removed before continuing with your renovation. Including mold remediation as a part of the before…

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There are a lot of reasons why you should fear the presence of mold in your Central Florida home. Mold remediation can be very costly, time-consuming, and tedious. And to make matters worse, exposure to this fungus may lead to the development of a number of health issues. If that's not bad enough, if you're renting a property, mold can be considered excessive property damage under the landlord-tenant act. Do you suspect that you have mold in your home? If so, it could be the cause of some of the health problems you – or other members of your ho…

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In Florida, mold prevention should always be on the mind of homeowners. With such high humidity throughout much of the year, it is important that homes are always kept cool and dry enough to keep mold at bay. Mold is not only unsightly, but it can also cause illness and respiratory distress in those who are susceptible. Pregnant women, and those with breathing issues, and parents with small children should be particularly aware of the presence of mold. Making the mold problem worse is the fact that many insurance companies do not cover mold dam…

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Mold in your Florida home can be a problem that is both costly and dangerous. This is especially true when infestations of toxic black mold occur. Toxic black mold symptoms can range from being mild to adverse, depending on the type and quantity that’s present. Knowing the signs and symptoms of black mold exposure can help keep you and your family safe.   So, what is black mold exactly? The term “black mold” refers to an entire genus of fungi which grows in warm, damp places. So when people refer to black mold, they are not talking about one sp…

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Testing for mold in your house can tell you if you have a problem that needs tending.  Mold tests can also help you find hidden mold, identify what species of mold is in your home and measure your indoor air quality. It is sometimes called “The Silent Killer”. While that title may sound a bit extreme, mold is undoubtedly one of the worst home invasions a homeowner can have. Mold can cause eye irritation, wheezing or coughing, throat irritation, and nasal stuffiness. In some cases, it can also cause severe skin irritation. For people with mold a…

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