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Moisture Control

Moisture control is the key to mold control.  Molds need both food and water to survive; since molds can digest most things, water is the primary factor that affects their growth.  Molds will often grow in damp or wet areas indoors.  Common sites for indoor mold growth include bathroom tile, basement walls, areas around windows (where moisture condenses), and near leaky water fountains or sinks.

Common sources of moisture problems include roof leaks, deferred maintenance, condensation associated with high humidity or cold spots in the building, localized flooding due to plumbing failures or heavy rains, slow leaks in plumbing fixtures, and malfunction or poor design of humidification systems.  Uncontrolled humidity can also be a source of moisture leading to mold growth, particularly in hot, humid climates.


Molds live in the soil, on plants, and on dead or decaying matter. In the outdoors, molds play a key role in the breakdown of leaves, wood, and other plant debris. Molds belong to the Fungi kingdom, and unlike plants, they lack chlorophyll and must survive by digesting plant materials, using plant and other organic materials for food. Without molds, our environment would be overwhelmed with large amounts of dead plant matter.


Molds produce tiny spores to reproduce, just as some plants produce seeds. These mold spores can be found in both indoor and outdoor air, and settled on indoor and outdoor surfaces. When mold spores land on a damp spot, they may begin digesting that surface and growing in order to survive. Since molds gradually destroy the things upon which they grow, you can prevent damage to building materials and furnishings by eliminating mold growth.

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Key Mold Indicators

Checklist which summarizes some indicators of mold on both your home and body. It is intended as an aid to help you determine whether you should contact us.

  Dark spots on my wall or ceiling
  Strong musty smell in my home
  Recently experienced a water leak
  Unexplainable health problems
  Burning sensation in eyes, skin, nose or throat
  Unexplainable worsening of asthma symptoms
  Pneumonia symptoms

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We are a full service mold remediation company. This means there is no job that we can't handle. Our professional crew will come onsite and resolve your mold-related issues.

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