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The Health Risks of Mold Exposure

What is even more concerning than the property damage mold can cause are the health risks it presents to anyone who has been exposed to it. Continue reading to learn more about mold basics, mold health risks, mold prevention, and mold removal.

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How to Prevent and React to Mold After Water Damage

Mold growth is a risk in all cases of water damage because moisture is the main trigger of mold growth indoors. In fact, areas affected by water damage are at risk for mold growth within 24-48 hours of the damage occurring. 

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Reasons to Avoid DIY Mold Removal

The following are questions to ask when considering a DIY mold removal task and the many reasons to avoid it. Save your health and your property by consulting a professional mold remediation company.

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How do you test for mold in your house?

You see mold in your basement, but is it affecting your child’s bedroom on the second floor?  Is it in my HVAC system moving throughout my house?  Is it under my wood floors, carpets, or behind my walls?  These are all pertinent questions and should be addressed and the only way to find out is by conducting a mold test. A brief description of the available tests will help you decide which you should choose…

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ServiceMaster NCR is Celebrating its Birthday – 32 Years in Business

We would like to thank our dedicated staff and clients for helping us become the leading provider of disaster restoration services in the Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC areas.  ServiceMaster NCR will continue with our commitment to providing excellent customer service and quality results for many more years to come.

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Benefits of Hiring A Water Damage Restoration Company

When you find signs of water damage in your home or business, it’s important to act quickly before even more damage occurs. Wasting time tracking down resources and manpower gives rot and mold more time to ruin furnishings and building materials. That’s why it’s best to call a water damage restoration company that offers 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency services. Leaving cleanup to the professionals frees you and/or your staff to continue running your life or your business.

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Dangerous Effects of Mold on Children

Any type of mold should be treated seriously, but Stachybotrys, commonly known as “black mold”, causes the greatest health risks and can be fatal in children. The longer children are exposed to these mycotoxins, the more sensitive they may become and the reactions are more likely to become severe. That’s why it’s vital to arrange for expert mold removal services at the first sign of black mold.

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Healthy Building Technology – InstaScope

InstaScope – a portable Wideband Integrated Bioaerosol Sensor (WIBS). The key feature of InstaScope is its ability to detect mold in real-time. For the first time, mold can be detected within a wall cavity, flooring system, HVAC or ceiling without the need for invasive cutting or demolition. Further, results are presented within minutes instead of days allowing property managers and decision makers to take action immediately and without delay.