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Dirt floor crawlspaces are, by definition, sources of mold. Molds live in the soil, and once the soil is enclosed by foundation walls but left exposed beneath your home, or a section of your home, there will be (or already is) a mold problem to contend with. In areas where full basements could not be […] ...
Are you about to put your house on the market but suspect a mold problem in the basement because of a musty odor? Has someone mentioned that the basement smells funky and recommend that you put in an air freshener or open windows? Have you thrown out any basement belongings because they were moldy? If […] ...
How often do you go up into your attic? Have you ever been up in the attic if it is only accessible from a small hatch in your bedroom closet ceiling? When you go up in the attic once a year to get holiday decorations or to switch out seasonal clothes, do you notice the […] ...
Lately, the term ‘Mold Remediation’ has been making headlines. Toxic mold, mold contamination, killer black mold, people abandoning their homes, and plenty of other sensational headlines have bombarded our televisions, newspapers, and websites. Once you have had a reputable, qualified company perform a mold inspection to find the potential mold contami ...
Snow Mold
April 10, 2009 0 Comments
‘Tis the Season – Snow Mold comes to New England The end of winter is here.  We are excited about longer days, blooming flowers, and shout a long awaited hello to the warm sunshine. Unfortunately, this is the time of year snow mold rears its ugly head in our dormant lawns.  The UMass Extension and […] ...
People often joke about the  moldy bologna in the back of the refrigerator. How about those fuzzier than normal peaches? Blue patches on the top layer of an old sour cream container? Not only are these molds unsightly and annoying because they have spoiled good food, but they can also be potentially harmful to you. […] ...
Case Study 09036: Successful Attic Mold Remediation Facts/History/Observations: An initial inspection by GML revealed that the mold Cladosporium was actively growing on plywood roof sheathing and on both gable ends in the attic.  A professional mold remediation company was hired to clean all surfaces in attic under environmental controls and using standar ...
Case Study 09018: Attic Mold Facts/History/Observations: Single family, two story house was converted from a one level ranch originally built in the 1960’s. A recent home inspection discovered mold on the underside of both sides of the roof, mainly on plywood sheathing. Mold was also growing on both gable ends. The attic had a functioning […] ...
Case Study 09019: Did heating system failure cause mold in a flooded house? Facts/History: The owners of a two story Colonial were away on vacation for one month. When they returned home, they found the house flooded, on all levels. A failed component of the heating system caused the heat to turn off during a […] ...
Case Study 09027: Mold Problems in Split Level House Facts/History: -Split level, single family house, early 1970’s construction -History of water problems into the lower level Ground water infiltration Lower level bathroom plumbing leak Water intrusion behind front steps into crawlspace Damp lower level—no known history of dehumidification -Two forced ...