Tips for Preventing and Addressing Water Damage
Water damage is something that every homeowner tries to avoid. As many people know, water damage can be worse than fire or wind damage in some cases. This is mainly because moisture can structurally destroy a home and create mold and bacteria that can be terrible for your health. In addition, water damage isn’t always […]
Fire Damage Restoration: The Process
If your home or business experienced a fire, you need to act quickly and contact a fire damage restoration company. While the fire department may have said it’s safe to enter your property, your fire experience is far from over. The U.S. Fire Administration offers a guide for personal safety and to explain the next […]
Do Air Purifiers Prevent Mold Growth?
Air Purifiers and Mold You might have some doubts about air purifiers that are stopping you from purchasing one. Some people believe that if you have allergies they will suddenly stop when you start using an air purifier. It should be noted that an air purifier is just a part of allergy control. The Truth […]
How Carpet Cleaning Reduces Asthma and Allergies
The most common allergens that may trigger asthma, like pollen, pet dander, mold and dust mites, settle indoors unobstructed and make allergy sufferers’ day-to-day lives a real challenge. The microscopic antigens thrive on a variety of surfaces at home, such as carpets, upholstered furniture and heavy curtains. Or when there is nothing to trap them, […]
Ten Mold Prevention Steps
Regardless if you’re a new homeowner or if you’ve been in the same home for forty years, it’s vital to make sure you take the proper precautions to fight off and prevent mold and mildew in your home or office. Mold is basically tiny fungi that grow in branch-like filaments called hyphae. While some mold […]
Sick Building Syndrome
Does it ever seem like no matter how often you wash your hands or use hand sanitizer avoiding the illnesses circulating the office seems impossible. Sickness can strike from time to time but what about when you feel sick every time you are at work? The indoor air quality of the office might be the […]
Cheese and Mold
Cheese has comprised some diets around the world for a long time. It is this invention that has allowed for milk to be preserved longer and has found it is way into numerous modern kitchens. But what is it exactly that causes the milk to turn into cheese? Well, it is mold, along with bacteria […]
Mold: How Does it Grow and How is it Eliminated?
Mold can be a nasty problem to have in your home and understanding the science behind mold can help you understand the mold in your home and what’s necessary to remove it. Mold can sometimes seem like a small, smelly inconvenience, but it can be a big problem in your home. Taking steps early on […]
Document Recovery After a Flood
Most businesses, libraries, courthouses, and law offices have basement or storage room full of documents, and while they may not use the documents in everyday work, they are still important to how the company functions. So, what happens to all these important documents when there is a flood, a pipe burst, or some huge natural […]
Does My Lunchbox Have Mold?
If you have children or you have a lunchbox you probably pack your food into it every day without a second thought and you probably only really clean it when something spills or leaks. We here at Aspen are guilty of this very thing and it might be time we change that habit. A […]