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What Is Mold?

Mold is a microscopic organism, a type of fungus that can grow and flourish in optimal conditions, such as when moisture and food are present. Mold is often associated with humid, damp conditions that allow it to grow. In ideal conditions, mold will release spores (seeds) into the air to further its growth.Water leaks such […]

So Are You Ready To Fix Your Mold Problem Yourself?

How dangerous can this little fuzzy mess be? Although mold isn’t exactly something that strikes fear into the hearts of all of us it should not be handled lightly. Since ancient times, man has learned to be wary of this common fungus. Even in as far back as biblical time, man has had to deal […]

Consider These Facts About Mold & Water Damage

According to the EPA, 90% of our time is spent indoors. According to the Insurance Information Institute, mold has become one of the most costly environmental claims today facing property owners, builders & contractors, as well as construction material manufacturers. A Mayo Clinic Study linked nearly all the chronic sinus infections that trouble approximately 37 […]

Serious Health Risks Associated With Mold Exposure

The EPA list all molds is an allergen. Proteins within the mold cells can cause an immune response in the human body. Many molds can cause symptoms such as eye irritation, nasal congestion, fatigue, skin rash, cough, headache, or difficulty breathing. Additionally, some mold can release mycotoxins that can be carcinogenic and toxigenic. These mico […]

How Can I Detect Mold In My Home?

Musty odors are a significant sign of mold contamination. Visible black, white, green, or grey specks along damp or moist walls or surfaces may also indicate mold in the building. Sometimes mold may be hidden in areas of the building that are inaccessible such as behind walls, between cabinets and drywall or in a crawlspace […]

Lack of Ventilation

So what happens when there is a lack of ventilation in your bathroom? Wide spread mold. This lack of ventilation causes in increase level of relative humidity. This is the moisture source needed for mold growth. If you see this in your home give us a call to schedule a mold inspection. 757-775-6911

Rub a Dub Dub

Rub a dub dub time for a scrub! This house is in need of a good scrubbing and then some. Emergency Restoration Services was contracted to come and finish the mold remediation that was started by another restoration contractor. From start to finish and sometimes in between we are here to help with all things […]

Veterans

We love all our veterans! These six veteran now protect and serve our clients from the threats of mold and water damage. Thank you for your service gentleman.