It’s probably safe to say that the majority of homeowners are aware that mold in the home is not a good thing. In fact, the presence of household mold has the ability to initiate large-scale renovations or cause prospective homeowners to pass on a home altogether. The reason for such strong reactions is the potential health risk that mold exposure brings with it. Common Issues For most people that experience health issues because of household mould exposure, the effects are more chronic than acute. That’s to say, they start small and build up over time. Some of the common health…

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Along with being a great place to store decades worth of junk, or a creepy reminder of all those scary movies you’ve seen, the crawlspace of your home is also known as a problem mould spot. In some cases, the mould may be under your house multiplying as it pleases for years and you won’t even know it’s there until a family member gets sick or you put your house up for sale and a home inspector finds it. Both of these scenarios are bad news for you, so it makes sense to deal with the problem before it actually…

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Whether your basement is a sanctuary, an extra apartment, a kid’s play room, hobby area, family room, finished or unfinished, mould is always an issue. You probably know that mould requires moisture to grow and flourish, and you probably know that a basement is an ideal place for moisture to get out of hand. Here are five steps you can take to help keep mould out of your basement and never even give it a chance. 1. Control the Clutter – You don’t have to turn into that neat freak you swore you’d never be, but keeping everything organized down…

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