How to do a Basement Cleanout? Warming temperatures and longer days are the usual harbingers of spring. For many homeowners, it’s time to begin the arduous task of spring cleaning. Too often, the basement becomes a catch-all for your clutter and is a common place to become overrun with junk. For those who need a […]
Getting Rid of Crawl Space Mold
How Common is Crawlspace Mold? The crawlspace is one of the most common areas in the home for mold to form. Since families rarely visit their crawlspace (if ever), the conditions that cause mold to form can be easily overlooked. Trapping moisture and humidity, this dark enclosed space meant to act as a barrier between […]
How To Prevent Mold After Floods And Hurricanes
How Do You Know If You Have Mold After A Flood? The first step in flood mold removal is identifying where mold is growing. Mold often appears as a stain or fuzzy growth on a surface. A surface may also appear to be warped, cracked or peeled. Make sure to check every surface in contact […]
Winter Respiratory Illness vs Mold Respiratory Issues
What are the Typical Symptoms for Winter Colds and Respiratory Illnesses? The symptoms of a respiratory illness can sometimes be masked by the typical symptoms of a common winter cold, especially if you’ve never had respiratory problems before. As we all know, the common cold will plague you with sneezing, stuffy nose, runny nose, sore […]
Is it Safe to Stay in Your Home During Mold Remediation?
What is the Safety Protocol for the Mold Remediation Process? It is important to address a mold problem in your home as soon as possible to avoid potential health and wellness risks to your family or permanent damage to your home. The experts at MSR Remediation use a mold remediation process that works for crawl […]
When does Homeowners’ Insurance Cover Mold Remediation?
Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Mold Remediation? Whether your homeowners insurance covers mold remediation in your home depends on the scenario from which the mold arose. For example, if the mold in your home was caused by poor ventilation or a leaking faucet that you neglected to fix, insurance policies would likely not cover remediating […]
Mold Growth in the Winter Months
Does Cold Winter Weather Prevent Mold Growth ? Cold temperatures common during the winter months can inhibit the spread of mold, to an extent. However, the idea that cold winter weather completely prevents the growth of mold is a misconception. There are three main ingredients necessary for mold to grow: moisture, a “food” source, and […]
The Difference Between Mold Removal & Mold Remediation
Is Mold Remediation the Same as Mold Removal? Although these may sound like the same thing, mold remediation and mold removal are two very different processes. As it sounds, mold removal is the simple process of removing mold growth from an area. However, the issue with this is that removing the mold does not always […]
What to Expect From Mold Remediation?
Mold in your home can pose a serious hazard to the health and wellness of your family. Identifying the problem and getting the proper professional services in a timely manner can keep you and your home safe and sound. At MSR Restoration, we offer mold remediation in South Jersey and Philadelphia. Wondering If mold imposes […]
The Importance of Professional Mold Remediation
When it comes to mold remediation, we label it DNDIY, or “Do Not DIY.” Mold in the home can cause serious health problems and, unfortunately, most homeowners don’t realize how prevalent harmful mold can be. Rather than tackling this hazardous process yourself, it’s incredibly important to reach out to a hired professional. MSR Restoration offers […]