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Why is Mold Growing in My Home

What exactly is mold?  Mold is a type of fungus. These tiny little organisms can come in all sorts of colors like black, white, green, orange or purple and can live almost anywhere indoors and outside, given they have a wet environment.  Molds thrive on moisture and spread using lightweight spores that can travel through […]

Asbestos: Facts & Tips For Homeowners

What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral fiber that can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types of asbestos fibers, all of which are composed of long and thin fibrous crystals.  Each fiber is composed of many microscopic “fibrils” that can be released into the air by abrasion […]