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There are plenty of DIY mold testing kits promoted commercially with convenient shipping. Their appeal lies in their accessibility and ease. All you need to do is set out the Petri dishes for a certain amount of time in order to detect whether or not there’s mold in your home. However, over-the-counter solutions like these DIY mold testing kits are inaccurate. There are many issues behind them that you should be aware of before making this purchase. For this reason, many lawyers, insurance companies, and doctors do not accept the results of th…

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Bathrooms can be a place of rest. It is where you wash up and spend time relaxing in the tub or shower. Unfortunately, it is also where mold proliferates. The damp and dark environment of a bathroom makes it a prime breeding ground for unhealthy molds. You can often find them on tile grout, caulk, and painted walls. Mold can be detrimental to your health, as they can cause headaches and frequent coughing and sneezing. Thankfully, there are ways to address the unsightly and unhealthy presence of mold in your Central Florida home.   Common Causes…

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Mold is more than just an aesthetic issue. Unrestrained mold growth comes with various health risks. Spotting the expansion of mold colonies in your home calls for immediate intervention. Many homeowners in Central Florida wonder whether they could just paint over the mold. Their thought process is that the paint will suffocate mold spores and resolve the problem. In reality, this is not the case. Mold clean-up demands more effort. Paint that has mold-resistant properties come in handy later. However, first, you need to undertake effective mold…

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Mold is a serious issue in many homes. There are negative health effects associated with exposure to mold spores, including the toxic black mold. In this article, we'll go over the causes of why you could be tackling a black mold problem in your Central Florida home. After reading this, you'll know the practical steps you can take to counter the mold infestation.   What are the health effects of toxic black mold? Some individuals are more sensitive to mold than others. The following list contains some of the potential negative health effects of…

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Do you smell a moldy odor when you're near a kitchen or bathroom sink drain? If you smell this, there is a good chance that it is due to mold growing in your pipes and drains. That is not surprising. Since mold thrives in damp and confined spaces, it is a common issue in pipes and drains. Compared to other spaces, it is more difficult to deal with because you cannot easily spot the mold colony. In this blog, you will learn how to stop unhealthy mold from growing in a pipe and drain in your Central Florida home. However, before reading any furth…

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