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How to Clean Up Mold

Mold can grow on nearly any surface – and it can have long-lasting health effects if not properly cleaned (or if you inhale it while you clean). If you find mold in your home, take steps to deal with it right away. Can You Clean the Mold Yourself? If the area of mold growth is[…] Read the full article »

How Different Types of Mold Affect Your Health

At Professional Restoration, we take property damage very seriously. Floods and fires are dangerous inherently, but what they leave behind can be equally dangerous. Mold is a naturally occurring substance, but various mold species are common after water damage, and many types of mold can be dangerous to people or pets. Here’s a quick rundown[…] Read the full article »

How To Find, Test For Mold

As providers of mold testing in Denver, our clients commonly ask us: How can I tell if I have mold hiding behind walls or under floorboards? This is often of particular concern for those who’ve experienced a flood in the past or have moved into a new home. A former owner, for example, may think[…] Read the full article »

How To Tell There’s Mold Growth After A Flood

Mold growth is a common occurrence in flood-damaged homes and damp environments. But how bad does a flood have to be to generate mold? And how can you tell if mold is a problem? Is detection the same for every structure? Below, the expert technicians at Professional Restoration answer these questions and more. Post Flood[…] Read the full article »

When Do You Need a Remediation Specialist?

If you have mold in your home and aren’t sure what to do about it, calling a mold remediation specialist is a good idea, right? After all, the mold could spread or be toxic—none of which bodes well for your home, health or wallet. Fortunately, not all mold requires a remediation specialist. Professional Restoration is[…] Read the full article »

Mold Loves Your Kitchen and Bathrooms

If there’s one thing people don’t want in their kitchens and bathrooms it’s mold. While mold is necessary to make fine cheeses and penicillin, it’s not healthy for people to live intimately with—especially in areas of the home as sensitive as kitchens and bathrooms. Mold can pose serious health concerns for infants, people with respiratory[…] Read the full article »

Mold Removal: Where to Start

Start with Safety! We live around mold every day. What type of mold should you be worried about? Any kind you can see, because if you see it you can breathe it, right? Your first step is to start with safety! Before you undertake that mold cleanup project in your home, make sure you consider potential[…] Read the full article »

Mold in Your Home: Will Insurance Pay for Remediation?

If you have discovered mold growing in your home, you may wonder if your homeowner’s insurance will cover the cleaning and restoration of the affected sites. Some types of mold can be hazardous by producing mycotoxins, which can cause moderate to severe symptoms in some people. Acting quickly to mitigate the growth of mold not[…] Read the full article »

How Flooding Leads to Major Mold Problems

Major floods can cause severe damage. Much of the damage can be done after the water recedes — by mold. Mold growth can explode in a flooded home or business. Mold needs three things to thrive, dampness, darkness, and a food source. A lot of soft material made from natural fiber, such as carpet, carpet[…] Read the full article »