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If you think you may have mold already, it's best to get a home mold test performed to make sure. At the least, you will have peace of mind knowing you don't....Read More
There are times when solving an indoor air quality problem results in the need for significant repairs such as removing and replacing insulation, drywall, rotting wood, flooring, and other materials.
If there are ways to prevent problems like mold, mildew...Read More
Humidity control is important for many reasons. The air inside your home is effectively trapped there. When you are inside, you're trapped with whatever contaminants are in the air. When the humidity level is too high, mold and mildew can grow. High indoor humidity cause other problems as well.Read More
In the 1970s and '80s, it was reported that mold contamination caused poor indoor air quality in 5% of 500 indoor air quality tests performed by NIOSH. Later in 1986 to 1996, that percentage jumped to 35-50%. An air tight home without proper ventilation and air circulation keeps moisture in. Since mold thrives in moist conditions, this makes the perfect incubating environment.Read More
When you discover a problem with mold growth in your home, it can be overwhelming. And there is some cause for alarm: mold can be very dangerous to your family, and it can cause serious damage to your Charleston home. However, there's no reason to despair. The professionals at GLS Engineering can help you determine if there is mold and your home as well as the best ways to eliminate the problem.Read More
Your home is one of the most important parts of your life. It's where you spend time with family, friends, and loved ones. So making sure that your home, and specifically your home's indoor air, is totally healthy is a major priority.Read More
Stachybotrys Chartarum is the type of mold that is frequently referred to as "black mold". There's a lot of sensational information about black mold out there, and it can be frightening if not confusing. However, any mold in your Charleston home needs to be treated with great caution; you shouldn't touch or disturb the mold, and you should stay away from areas with mold growth.Read More