Tag Archives: mold growth

How To Prevent Bathroom Mold

It’s critical to prevent bathroom mold from forming in your house. Without a proper plan in place, you can tend to neglect areas of your home that need the most attention. This is definitely the case that we see happen when people fail to prevent bathroom mold from getting out of control.

How To Prevent Mold Growth in the Winter

As the colder weather approaches, it’s time to start taking preventative measures so that you don’t find yourself with a mold problem. Mold spores are everywhere, but in order to prevent mold growth in the winter, is make sure they are dormant. In order for mold to grow, it needs food to eat, warmth, and of […]

Why Leave Black Mold Removal to the Professionals

When it comes to black mold removal, homeowners often disagree on what to do. Some try to tackle it themselves, some hire an ordinary handyman, and very few call IICRC certified professionals like the ones we have here at ProCare Restoration. The truth is you should always leave black mold removal to IICRC certified professionals. […]

Black Mold’s Scary Effects on Your Health

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 […]

Summer Flooding Do’s and Don’ts

Chicago weather is notoriously tricky to predict, but one thing Chicagoland residents can be sure of is occasional summer flooding. Water damage in Chicago doesn’t have to be difficult to navigate, though. To help you out, we at ProCare Restoration came up with this list of summer flooding do’s and don’ts. So if you experience […]

How Summer Storms Affect Mold Growth

We’ve been having a lot of summer storms in the Chicagoland area this June, and many of our customers are concerned about how or if this will lead to more mold growth. The truth is, summer storms have a lot of consequences, though the main worry is that of mold infestations. Here’s what you should […]

5 Reasons to Get An Air Quality Test

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 […]

Testing for Mold Before Remodeling

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.

How Exhaust Fans Prevent Bathroom Mold

It’s common knowledge that bathrooms are a hotspot for mold growth. Many of our customers here at ProCare Restoration come to us looking for mold inspections or mold remediations in their homes’ bathrooms. That’s why we wanted to write about the link between exhaust fans and bathroom mold to help our customers understand why and […]

What You Should Know About Mold and Pets

The recent Blue Buffalo dog food scandal has got pet owners everywhere worried about their pets’ health and potential mold exposure. In fact, many of our customers at ProCare restoration have been calling in asking if mold can harm pets and what they should do about it. Here’s what you should know about mold and […]