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Reasons to Avoid DIY Mold Removal

Posted on Dec 31, 2020

Besides causing unsightly stains on walls and unpleasant odours, molds are also a serious hazard to both human health and the structural integrity of the building. These microscopic fungi develop in humid conditions on various materials that contain organic matter. Once they establish, molds reproduce quickly and vigorously, producing millions of...

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Areas in the Home That Might Require Mold Removal

Posted on Dec 27, 2020

Are you experiencing some of the following symptoms: runny nose, sore throat, dry cough, wheezing, skin rashes, watery eyes, chronic sinusitis? If the answer is yes, then you might have a mold problem in your home. Even if you don’t see any visible indicators of their presence, it doesn’t mean the molds are not there. They are very...

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How Do I Know If There Is Asbestos in My Home?

Posted on Dec 24, 2020

Due to its favourable insulating and fire-retardant qualities, asbestos was widely used in construction, as well as for making products like fire proximity suits. When it was discovered that exposure to its microfibers causes very serious diseases, its use was widely banned. However, there are still many homes in Oakville that were constructed...

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Identifying and Getting Rid of Black Mold

Posted on Dec 21, 2020

Many homes encounter mold issues at some point - from white, grayish or greenish patches on food to black spotting on water-damaged building materials. Mold spores are found in every corner of the world, so it is very hard to avoid them. They are easily moved by air currents, and once they settle at a place with enough moisture, warmth and organic...

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Professional Asbestos Removal in Burlington

Posted on Dec 18, 2020

Asbestos is a naturally-occurring silicate mineral that consists of long, thin, thread-like crystals, usually white or gray in colour. Each crystal is further composed of numerous microscopic fibrils. This mineral was widely used in construction in the previous century due to its favourable insulating and fire-resistant qualities. However, when...

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Improving Air Quality This Winter

Posted on Dec 14, 2020

Having good air quality at home is an essential component of a healthy life. With changes in seasons and temperatures outside and inside our homes, it can be difficult for us to maintain high air quality throughout the entire year. Summer and winter are the most critical seasons, as we tend to close all windows and amp up the AC....

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Controlling Window Condensation to Eliminate Mold Growth

Posted on Dec 12, 2020

When the first cold days of late fall start to draw in, we amp up the heating and close all windows. The steep drop of temperature is not uncommon for a December in Mississauga, so every bit of precious warmth is best kept inside. With more time indoors, air quality testing can become one of the more important factors to consider. If the windows...

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Mold and The Winter Time

Posted on Dec 08, 2020

Although you might think that molds go to sleep during the winter, like most of the natural world during this season, they are actually more likely to invade your home at this time. Why? Well, due to large differences in outdoor and indoor temperature, condensation is a very common occurrence. All this moisture creates favourable conditions for...

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Reasons You Need Air Quality Testing for Mold

Posted on Dec 04, 2020

Molds inhabit almost every terrestrial environment on Earth. That is a very good thing, as these microscopic fungi play a key role in the decomposition of organic matter. However, even though they are a key component of every natural environment, it is not so favourable when you find them in your home. Aside from plaguing the home with musty smells...

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Removing Mold in Burlington

Posted on Nov 23, 2020

Having mold in your home is not just an unpleasant nuisance – it is also a constant source of air pollution in an environment where you spend a significant portion of the day. Besides plaguing the area with their musty smells and causing unsightly stains on walls, molds also cause respiratory issues and allergic reactions. Long term exposure...

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