Tag Archives: mold prevention

New Furnishings? New Appliances? Here’s Why & How You’ll Want to Inspect Your Order.

Renovating or updating your home is exciting, but it can cause you some headaches along the way. Purchasing new appliances or furnishings is often a necessary part of the job. Unless you’re a professional in the industry, you’re vulnerable to overlooking important points of concern. Here’s how you can make the process easier on yourself. 

Spring Cleaning Checklist: The Let’s-Prevent-Mold Edition

With only a few weeks left of winter, we’ve got spring cleaning on the brain. Spring brings new life to the earth. So why not your home, too? Let’s start fresh! Here’s your checklist for making the most of the job where it really counts: mold prevention on the home front.

Attic Mold in the Summer: How Bad Is It and What Can You Do About It?

You may already know that mold thrives in the summer months, especially in a place like Chicago. That’s why it’s important to be careful this time of year and be aware of the risks. The fact of the matter is that, at ProCare Restoration, the main issue we deal with in the summer is attic […]

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. […]

Why Watch for Mold This Summer

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.

5 Natural Mold Removal Methods

When you just have a little spot of mold, you may not want to call in a whole mold remediation crew. But mold is dangerous, so it’s important to know how to remove mold safely. You should also keep in mind that what you may consider a minor issue might best be left to the […]

Easy Ways to Prevent Mold Growth in the Home

At ProCare Restoration, we believe prevention is the best method when it comes to halting mold growth in the home. However, many of our customers don’t know the first thing about mold prevention. That’s why we came up with this list of easy way to prevent mold growth in the home.

What You Should Know About Basement Mold

Basements are the first place we recommend people to check in their home if they smell a musty odor or are experiencing mold exposure symptoms. That’s because basement mold is incredibly common. Plus, many people use their basements infrequently enough, that they may not notice mold growing there. Here’s what you should know about basement […]

Why Your Seasonal Allergies May Be Mold Related

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.