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ACTS staff publish blog articles here to assist residential and business clients and others in learning more about our industry.  Some of the most recent blogs are found below:
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Got Mold? Who do You Call? Part 2

Last blog, we talked about why you should be concerned about mold, including some of the health effects some people suffer as a result of mold contamination in their homes or businesses. 

When you spot or smell mold growth inside your property, you might investigate it yourself and try to determine the extent of the problem. For most owners, that makes sense as a first response, especially if a very small area is affected. But you may also want someone with experience to inspect the area and help you determine the cause. It will do no good whatsoever to remove mold growth if the problem isn’t rectified. It’ll grow back. And that problem usually points to some sort of moisture problem, whether it’s caused from an overhead leak, from a plumbing issue, from condensation or from groundwater seepage.

restoration contractors can inspect damage
restoration contractors inspecting damage

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Why Worry about Mold? Isn’t it Everywhere? Part 1 of our Mold Series

Yes, mold spores are everywhere. So why do people get so worried when they find it in their homes or businesses? Consider mold like a weed. Weeds are just plants, but they become “weeds” when they grow where they aren’t desired. Even Queen Anne’s Lace is a weed when it takes root in your vegetable garden instead of along the roadside in the country. Mold is much the same.

Mold growth on wall
mold growth on wall

There are many types of mold that inhabit our environment, and they provide very beneficial functions, assisting Mother Nature as she decomposes materials to bring them back to the Earth. But if it appears on the structural wood inside your home, mold becomes more than a nuisance. It can cause problems.

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Guest — Darrien Hansen
It's good to know that you should let a professional handle your problem if there is heavy mold contamination in your home. When I... Read More
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