Envirotech Air Quality Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Mold Remediation’

Are There Ways To Prevent Mold Growth In The Home?

Monday, May 16th, 2022

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewMold doesn’t just impact the food you brought back from the restaurant and forgot about for a month (we’ve all been there.) Mold, especially in regions as humid as ours, can negatively impact our homes and, by default, our quality of life.

No one wants to use a bathroom with mold creeping out from the corners, or sit in a room with mold decorating the walls like bad wallpaper. It smells bad, looks bad, and in many cases is bad for you. You want to try to prevent mold growth as best as you can. And we can help you do that.

Read on for tips on preventing mold growth in your home and what to do if you encounter mold growth that has already begun.

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Where Mold May Hide In Your Home

Monday, November 1st, 2021

white-question-mark-on-blue-circle-on-white-backgroundMold is always a problem, that is never in question. What is in question is where that mold growth might be? The sooner you find any mold that is in your house the easier it will be to remove and address it.

We are proud to provide mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL. Our services are highly effective and we are one of the few certified providers of this service in the area. With that said, we can’t just show up uninvited to check for mold in your home. We need you to let us know the problem is there to address it.

Let’s discuss where mold might hide out in your home and how you can find it so you know when to reach out to us for help.

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What Does Mold Remediation Entail?

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewWhen it comes to handling mold in your home, it is really a question of how quickly you can get rid of it rather than if you can. Mold is a problem for your home’s safety as well as your health. The sooner you find a solution to address the presence of mold in your home the better it will be for you. But how are you supposed to handle that mold? Bleach may get rid of the appearance of mold on the surface but it doesn’t deal with it at its core.

Mold removal and remediation require professional assistance, plain and simple. If you are wondering why you can’t handle your mold problem on your own, let us tell you a bit more about what this task entails.

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Do You Need Help Removing Mold From Your Home?

Monday, July 26th, 2021

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewNo one likes finding mold on their food. It’s safe to say that no one likes finding mold in their house either. Mold doesn’t always have to be the result of a leak in your home’s plumbing. Especially in places like Florida mold happens thanks to the high level of humidity that we see throughout the majority of the year. But that doesn’t mean that you have to just sit back and deal with it.

Mold and mildew growth in your home aren’t a good thing. Mold growth can be harmful to your home’s structural integrity and it can be harmful to the health of people in your house too. we are locals which is why we understand the importance and frustration of battling mold in your home. That’s why we made sure that we can help you fight back.

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Do You Need Help Removing Mold From Your Ducts?

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

As cool air flows down from ducts, the moisture in the air condenses because of the air’s lowered temperatures. With time, mold grows over moist surfaces in the duct. If not treated in a timely manner, mold spores can travel down through the ducts and cause numerous health issues such as allergic reactions and respiratory issues. Vigilant removal of mold is necessary to ensure that your living space remains healthy.

Professional duct cleaning services are available which remove mold from ducts without any hassle. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) highly recommends mold remediation of ducts.

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Take Down Mold With Our Help

Monday, July 13th, 2020

microscopic-view-of-mold-growthWhen you spot mold in your cupboard or on food in your fridge what is the first thing you do? You get rid of is ASAP! Mold can be harmful to your health if consumed or if the spores are breathed in. We all know that mold is a bad thing but what do you do if it’s hidden from your sight?

When you live in Florida, you will sometimes have mold that starts to grow in areas that you can’t see. In these instances, you may start to notice the symptoms created by the presence of mold before you ever see it. Whether you can see that there is mold growing in your home or not, you should reach out for mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL as soon as you can.

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3 Things to Know About Mold Remediation

Monday, January 13th, 2020

mold-spotsMold is never something that anyone wants in their home. Whether it is a too-old banana or musty, unwashed clothing, mold growth is never fun. And this goes double, if not triple, for mold in your walls, floors, or air systems.

Unfortunately, while Florida can be a fun place to live in, it is also humid. Really humid. And all that moisture puts our homes at risk of developing mold. We are locals to the area so we understand the problem–and we’ve made ourselves the pros to turn to for mold remediation.

We want you to know what you’re dealing with when it comes to mold in your home and why it is so important to get it gone ASAP.  That’s why below we’ve listed three key facts to remember about mold remediation services and how they help you.

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Mold and Your Cooling System: What You Need to Know

Monday, August 12th, 2019

view-inside-ductwork-that-needs-cleaningCould you imagine even one summer day in your home without an air conditioner? We rely on these systems pretty heavily here in the Lake Worth area, so to be told something is wrong with your air conditioner can be pretty frustrating—especially if you’re told that problem is mold.

Fortunately, we are the team to turn to if mold is the issue, as we are one of the very few HVAC companies in the area who are licensed in mold remediation. But, we’re guessing you’d like to know what causes this problem and even more, how to prevent it. Read on to learn more!

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Common Causes of Mold Growth in Your AC (And What to Do about It!)

Monday, July 1st, 2019

corner-of-room-with-mold-and-mildewYou likely don’t think much about this problem—you might not even know it was a problem! But because your air conditioner provides you with the cool air that you breathe in every day during the summer and beyond, it’s definitely a problem that should concern you.

Sure, you could call someone to clean out your ducts, but is that really resolving the problem, or temporarily relieving symptoms? (Hint: It’s the latter!)

We’ll get to what you can do about mold growth that’s an effective solution. But first, let’s talk about the common causes of this mold development.

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What Causes Mold Growth in the Home?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

signs of mold growth on white wallThe really short answer to this is “excess moisture,” which probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise. And in Florida, we have plenty of moisture! That is, in the form of humidity.

Humidity is a comfort issue first and foremost. Any relative humidity level above 50% doesn’t allow our bodies to sweat and, as a result, we cannot cool off. Running your air conditioner at a lower temperature helps a little, since lower temperatures do decrease moisture. However, your air conditioner is not built for this job and does very little for mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL.

Besides, what if you aren’t home or your home is a part-time vacation home, and therefore you aren’t even using your air conditioner? Well, then you’ve just compounded the problem. What causes the worst of mold growth in situations like this?

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