Rain and Water Damage – Will I get Mold?

Rain and Water Damage – Will I get Mold?

  With heavy rainfall comes a tremendous amount of moisture.  Leaks and condensation increase, temperatures and warm drying daylight decrease. These are optimal conditions for mold growth, both interior and exterior. As exterior mold spores explode in number some of them are bound to settle in our

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Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Clear a Path for Supercharged Mold

Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Clear a Path for Supercharged Mold

Anyone east of the Rockies will tell you this has been a wet year. It wasn’t just that Hurricanes Florence and Michael soaked parts of the South. It wasn’t just that this year’s drenching storms were numerous and tracked unusually far north (one, Alberto, made a historic

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Debunking some toxic mold myths

In 2000, a new “toxic mold” panic swept the country, and after 16 years of untold lawsuits and billions of dollars spent, major myths still plague and unnecessarily panic association boards, managers and homeowners. The myths all too often cause exaggerated repairs, unduly frightened residents, and conflict.

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Mold plagues NJ renters who have nowhere to turn

Mold plagues NJ renters who have nowhere to turn

Try explaining to a 6-year-old boy that he can’t live with his mother because her apartment is ridden with mold. Shanica James has tried. But her son, Cafarie, a smart, high-spirited first-grader, just doesn’t understand. Shanica James in her apartment at Olympic Gardens in Brick. For the past

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