Aspen Environmental Services - Methuen,, MA

Dust vs. Mold in your Home

Many times, you have mold in your home, and you mistake it for dust. Gravity will always pull dust to the top of a horizontal surface. If you ever find “dust” on the bottom of a surface, such as a shelf, you are looking at mold. This is a very common place to find...

So, Does Bleach Kill Mold?

The answer is no, it doesn’t. In fact, bleach is known to do more harm than good when used. It kills what you can see with your eyes but mold is deeper than that. When it grows, it may appear that it is sticking onto the surface of your wall, ceiling, furniture, etc.,...

Crawlspace Mold

If your home was built on a crawlspace, one of your major concerns is the development of crawlspace mold. Crawlspaces rarely receive a lot of attention. They are dark, moist environments that we seldom enter with any regularity, However, with the addition of a little...

Ceiling Water Leak

A ceiling water leak is often, but not always, caused by a leak in the roof of a house. There are other events that could lead to a leak above the ceiling. These other events could include plumbing problems, an uncapped chimney stack, a leaky skylight, a leak around a...

Why Basement Mold Prevention?

The basement is one of the most common rooms for mold to grow in your home. The reason is that in most basements, especially unfinished, there are mold triggers everywhere. There are usually high humidity levels, several places for condensation, congested spaces,...

10 Important Things Everyone Should Know About Mold

Don’t go into mold prevention and mold removal unarmed! Here are some tips that will help you fight your battle with mold: Health Effects Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma, and other respiratory...