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David Fern has lots of water and mold in his basement. He's one unhappy customer and wants to know who should have paid to make sure this didn't happen. I don't think he's going to like my answer. "Our basement has water issues. The sump pump runs a great deal, especially after it rains, and […]

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Ruth Hendrickson, who lives in Lincoln, MA wrote to me with a very fascinating question: "My wood frame house built in 1927 has wood shingles outside and plaster over rock lath inside. No wall insulation. Probably balloon construction. Is it safe to put insulation in the walls, or will I get water vapor condensing in […]

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Painting stucco might not be the best idea to cover up or remove black stains. The stains could be caused by mold or mildew. A good cleaning with oxygen bleach might clear up your stucco.

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Algae can grow in a number of places. It grows on roof shingles, shaded decks and steps. Do you know how to remove algae? Oxygen bleach is an easy way to remove algae and it is safe for the environment.

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Condensation, water vapor, moisture and water damage are catalysts for mold growth. Mold can be toxic and cause serious health problems. Search these excellent articles and sites for information on mold, mold removal, mold prevention and clean-up.

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Determining the cause of damage in your home may need an attorney to sort out. Is it a flaw that goes undiscovered or is it a loss that your insurance carrier should cover.

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Mold is sprouting in your shower drain pipe. Black mold. Red mold. And your new bathroom is only two months old! Are you destined for a trip to your doctor with a nasty illness?

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These mold information websites contain rich resources for further study of mold and the problems faced. Mold-y topics from black mold and toxic mold detection to mold identification and mold removal can be pursued. Health concerns, mold exposure symptoms, mold allergies and mold prevention and clean up are covered to cite a few topics available to you.

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Mold is all around us, and looking to thrive and multiply. Black mold and toxic mold types evolved to eat most anything. Mold, however, like all living things, needs water to survive. Mold removal will fill your days if you ignore steps to keep your home dry. These mold prevention tips will help you avoid mold allergies, hazards and problems that house mold and mold growth can deliver.

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