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What to Do When You Have Mold

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Jan 26, 2020

Leaks are the main culprits when it comes to mold in the household. When was the last time you checked your appliance hoses? The water heater? All of the faucets and underneath sinks? These are all prime areas where water can leak. While it seems like all these places would be easy to prevent leaks, usually we don't notice them until its too late.

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Topics: mold remediation, san diego mold removal, mold san diego

Why You Need Mold Inspections When Buying A Home

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Jun 30, 2019

Congrats! You're on your way to home ownership, and now you are shopping around for a home. You may have even already found the exact home you want, and are thinking about putting in an offer. However, it is important to know whether that home is healthy enough to secure your investment in it. A big factor in this is knowing whether or not the home has mold growth.

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Topics: mold remediation, san diego mold removal, mold san diego

Mold In the Shower

Posted by Jackson Short on Tue, Mar 05, 2019

Mold can grow almost anywhere, and is commonly found in areas with high amounts of moisture. On the most common areas of the home to be affected by mold is typically your shower. Here at Clean Earth Restorations, we get all kinds of questions on how to deal with mold and best clean up practices.

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Topics: mold remediation, san diego mold in my home, mold san diego

New Homeowners: Are Mold Inspections Necessary?

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Jan 13, 2019

The beginning of the year is one of the best times to buy a home, especially now. The market has shifted to a buyers market, making buying a home easier than it previously was. However there is a lot of responsibility that comes with buying a home, including repair and keeping up appearances. Something all homeowners must be conscious of is mold. Mold growth can be harmful to humans and homes. If left untreated, it can eat away your home and cause a myriad of health problems for anyone living inside of it. However, mold can be tricky to detect. It can grow under floor boards, inside walls, and in places normally hidden from view. If you are planning on investing in real estate, or if you have already invested in a home, these are some good reasons to schedule a mold inspection to help ensure your home is in tip-top shape.

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Topics: san diego mold removal, mold san diego

How to Prevent Mold When It's Cold

Posted by Jackson Short on Sun, Jan 06, 2019

Owning a home is one of the best financial decisions one can make. While it is a part of the american dream, it comes with tremendous responsibilities, including regular maintenance and house keeping. Certain things, such as flooding or a fires, can be unpredictable and can cause quite a hardship for the homeowner. However, most people don't think of mold being just as dangerous. While it might seem less harmful than fire or water, it can cause lingering long-term effects that can affect the health of the residents in the home, and can be expensive to repair.

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Topics: san diego mold removal, mold san diego

Water Damaged Carpets, and the Mold Problems Associated

Posted by Luke O'Leary on Fri, Apr 27, 2018

It is not uncommon for carpet to experience water damage at some point in it's life. It could be from leakage out of a pipe or from a flood, something around the house/building could damage those great carpets you had installed. When it does happen, do you know how to handle it? You'll need to know when you should try and repair your carpet, and when you need to replace it.

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Topics: san diego mold removal, mold san diego, commercial carpet cleaning in san diego, water restoration, water restoration services

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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Topics: mold cleaning services, mold remediation san diego, mold remediation, flooring, odor removal, san diego mold in my home, san diego mold removal, mold san diego

Dealing with mold in your bathroom

Posted by Luke Henning on Fri, Mar 16, 2018

San Diego has a big problem in that later half of spring and in the summer...mold. Especially mold in bathrooms. You might notice mold and mildew growing in your bathroom, particularly on the caulk used on your bathtub or shower. This is an even bigger problem for poorly ventilated areas, like in small apartments. 

Why Does Mold and Mildew Grow on the Caulk?

Mold grows in humid areas where the spores can find sufficient moisture. The spores that reside in homes find themselves in the caulking of showers and bathtubs. They doe this because caulk is porous and can retain moisture. Poor ventilated bathrooms allow them to multiply freely in the dark and humid atmosphere.

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Topics: mold, mold cleanup, mold tips, mold remediation, san diego mold in my home, san diego mold removal, mold san diego

Mold in San Diego: 8 Tips Detecting Mold Before It’s a Problem

Posted by Luke Henning on Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Despite San Diego’s dry desert climate, mold should still be a major concern for all San Diego property owners. Here are 8 tips from us here at Clean Earth Restorations to help residents of San Diego County identify mold before it becomes problematic:

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

When Flood Damage in San Diego Creates Mold | Mold San Diego

Posted by Kim Jones on Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The rain keeps falling in the San Diego region, and flood damage caused earlier this year can lead to a mold problem in your home or business. But, Clean Earth Restorations is here to help. San Diego mold experts, we can help identify mold on your property and advise how to remove it, as well as repairing any damage from flooding.

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Topics: Flood damage san diego, mold san diego

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