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How to Use a Home Test Kit for Mold and Mildew

Posted by Jackson Short on Sat, Mar 23, 2019

Mold and mildew can be a serious problem in any home, and it is not to be taken lightly. If left on its own for an extended period of time, it can cause irreparable damage to a home and its foundation, which can cost thousands of dollars to repair or replace. In our last blog we talked about how a good way to identify any potential mold in your home is to use a home test kit that you can buy from a store or online. These tests aren't always 100%, so it important to take the results with a grain of salt. But if you are on the fence about any mold within your home, it can help you be more sure about bringing in the pros to mediate the problem.

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How To Check For Mold In Your Home

Posted by Jackson Short on Sat, Mar 16, 2019

Most of us know about mold. A lot of us know that mold is not good. But what many people might not know is that mold can be growing in your own home without you even knowing. Recently my father was renovating a bathroom in his home and was replacing some plumbing, when he discovered there was a large amount of mold growing under the floorboards, due to a leak in the o-ring on the toilet. The problem will require replacement of the floor boards in the bathroom, but if it had been left alone it could have caused more extensive damage.

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Do You Have Mold You Can't See?

Posted by Luke Henning on Fri, Apr 20, 2018

Mold is a concern for most homeowners, and even renters. It is especially prevalent in hot, humid areas (like San Diego in the summer time). Most of the mold you deal will is easily visible, but some mold keeps away from your sights. Sometimes your house/building can develop a musty and stale odor that you cannot find the source of. There's a good chance that this odor is from mold that is hiding from you.

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San Diego Landlords: It’s Time to Deal With Your Tenant’s Mold Problem

Posted by Luke Henning on Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Mold has always been a common complaint among San Diego renters, but until recently there was little they could do about potentially hazardous mold in their units. Now, California state law officially considers mold a condition of substandard housing. What this means is that renters can now report the mold problems of the property to the San Diego city and county governments, which can then demand the landlord remedy the situation and fine landlords who do not comply. If you are a Southern California landlord who’s tenants may be dealing with mold we recommend you act to fix the problem as soon as possible.

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Topics: mold, mold remediation san diego, mold remediation, san diego water damage

The Unseen Signs of Mold | Mold Inspection San Diego

Posted by Cindy Desmet on Thu, May 07, 2015

The best defense against mold damage is prevention. But sometimes mold growth is a sneaky affair -- it grows slowly and in places you can't see. So how can you prevent what you don't know is there? There are a few unseen signs that can help you detect mold growth in your home or business. Clean Earth Restorations, experts in mold inspection in San Diego, gives you a quick overview:

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How fast should I clean up a flood? What about mold?

Posted by Kim Jones on Wed, Feb 13, 2013

Mold and mildew removal is essential following floods, leaks, broken water mains and other water related issues. In addition to ruining furniture, drywall, upholstery and more, floods and leaks can cause water damage that goes on destroying parts of your home slowly over time.

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How is the Air Quality of Your Home: Mold Remediation San Diego?

Posted by Blake Carroll on Tue, Dec 18, 2012

Mold remediation is the practice of identifying mold in your home or business, containing and cleaning it up and preventing it from returning. Often mold remediation is covered by your insurance. At Clean Earth Restorations, we are experts in mold remediation. We have the experience both with insurance companies and with the mold to solve your problem and get you back to pre-loss condition!

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I found mold in my home or business – what now?

Posted by Kim Jones on Thu, Nov 29, 2012
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