Winter Mold Issues

While summer creates excess humidity that can contribute to mold growth, winter can also produce water damage that helps mold take root. Winter is actually one of the worst times in the year for mold to grow and expand throughout the house. Excessive moisture in winter can be caused by water damage, plumbing leaks, humidity,… Continue reading Winter Mold Issues

Preventing Basement Mold

Because they are often dark and damp, basements can be the perfect place for mold to grow. Once it takes hold, it grows rapidly in moist, humid conditions. Mold can be very difficult to get rid of once it finds a place to grow, so it’s best to be proactive and prevent mold from getting… Continue reading Preventing Basement Mold

Preventing Mold in Your Home or Business

When mold begins growing in a home or business, it can quickly cause issues. Mold can trigger allergies and respiratory illnesses, as well as damage the structure of the building itself by latching onto the wood and beginning to break it down. With the problems mold brings, preventing mold growth in homes and businesses is… Continue reading Preventing Mold in Your Home or Business

Signs of Carpet Mold

Carpet mold is a hard issue to tackle. Often the only solution is removing the carpet, drying out the water damage under it, and starting over with new carpet. Homeowners facing this problem should keep All Star Plumbing and Restoration in mind. As part of their restorations services, they aid in carpet removal and mold… Continue reading Signs of Carpet Mold

7 Common Places Mold Hides

Mold can be hazardous to health and can cause structural problems in a home. Spotting and taking care of mold right away can help prevent these issues. So where should homeowners look for mold growth? Here are the seven most common places mold is found in the home: Flooded basements or cellars Mold loves wet,… Continue reading 7 Common Places Mold Hides