Far and away, the most common question our customers ask is about the mold smell in their homes. What is going on, and is there really cause for concern?
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When it comes to mold, there’s one kind that scares people more than others, keeps worried parents up at night, and causes general unrest among home or property owners: black mold. Black mold is far more insidious than the bit of mold you might find on old bread in your pantry. Black mold can grow […]
We offer affordable mold inspections here at ProCare Restoration, but sometimes a visual inspection isn’t enough. Sometimes the only thing that can tell you for sure whether or not you have mold in the home is by getting an air quality test. Air quality tests take samples of the air in your home, which are […]
If you’re planning on remodeling your home or building, you need to quite take a few things into consideration. It can get overwhelming to plan it out, and one the most overlooked aspects of a remodel is the fact that you absolutely must test for mold before starting any work.
Summer is arriving in Chicago. In fact, some might say it’s already here! At this point you’re probably taking a sigh of relief, thinking mold season is finally coming to a close. In reality though, mold season has only just begun. Here’s why you should watch for mold this summer.
Many people think they can handle mold infestations themselves, but this can actually lead to a lot of problems. The issue is that most people don’t know much about mold or mold removal, leading to lots of misinformation circling the internet and many homes being overtaken by mold. To clear all that up, we put […]
If you get the sniffles every time the weather warms up, you’re probably dealing with seasonal allergies. But do you ever stop to think what it is that you’re allergic to exactly? The answer may surprise you. Here’s why your seasonal allergies may be mold related.
Mold infestations are universally dangers for people’s (and animals’) health. However some people are more susceptible than others when it comes to mold exposure and contracting an illness from it. So who’s most at risk for mold illness? Well there are a few types of people who are more likely to contact a mold-related illness […]
A lot of people use humidifiers during the winter months to combat the dry air that indoor heating creates. The dry air can lead to cracked skin, dry throats, and other uncomfortable side effects. So people turn to their humidifiers to save the day. But did you know your humidifier may be putting your home […]
At ProCare Restoration we’ve had many customers who had no idea that mold was growing in their attic. That is, they had no idea until it had infiltrated so many areas of the home that it was making them sick.