We wanted to pass on this informative page from Washington state where they know a thing or two about humidity and moisture. We’d also like to highlight a couple important steps you should take before cleaning.
Archive for October, 2010
If you have a mold outbreak that covers more than 30 square feet, it’s best to call us to get rid of it. Eliminating mold has the potential spread even more mold spores than just leaving it there. For smaller areas, some homeowners prefer to perform the remediation themselves. If you’re going that route, make sure you take these precautions before you start.
Most of our posts on this blog focus on eliminating mold in the home, but office and commercial buildings are also susceptible to mold growth as well. Mold can be even more a problem in buildings because there are so many more places for mold to hide and it’s much harder to maintain consistent temperatures and humidity throughout the building. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has put out a wealth of material for office and building managers, and this guide summarizes the issue well. Here are a couple tips: