Does your home breath? It might seem like a weird question, but the circulation of air into, around, and out of your home is a critical part of the wellness of your home and everyone in them. Normally, between open windows, AC, and house venting, airflow comes into your home and avoid leading to air recirculation and dead air zones. However, in winter, your home can easily become locked down, leading to higher humidity, a lack of fresh air, and mold growth causes. [Read more…] about Mold Growth Causes: Is Your Home Breathing in Winter?
During the wintertime, you and your family and friends are going to spend a lot of time in your home. With the windows closed tight and the heating system going at full speed, your home is a great comfort. However, these same conditions can also lead to mold growth in the hidden parts of your home. Today we’re going to talk about temperature, humidity, and ventilation, and how all three can come together in a perfect storm for mold growth in your home. [Read more…] about Controlling Home Mold Growth in Winter
Winter is going to find you spending time in your home more than ever. From bad weather to holiday guests, you, your family, and your friends will be spending more and more time indoors. Because of this, it’s important that your home is free from toxic mold spores, especially mycotoxin-carrying molds such as black mold. Wintertime is home to several ways your home can become filled with moisture and water damaged materials – a perfect breeding ground for toxic mold and mildew. [Read more…] about Winter Water Damage and Mold Growth