21Jun
How Mold Affects Children

How Mold Affects Children

Mold awareness is quickly spreading in recent years, but there are still so many people unaware that they are suffering from the symptoms of mold. Many times, people associate these symptoms with the common cold or the flu. It can sometimes be very...Read More

13Apr
Bleach Is Not The Best For Mold

Bleach Is Not The Best For Mold

Bleach is a very powerful chemical.  It can kill just about any living thing it touches, it breaks down the chemicals that cause stains, and if you mix it with an ammonia-based cleaner it will create a deadly gas.  Those first two...Read More

1Mar
Keeping Mold Out Of Your Workspace

Keeping Mold Out Of Your Workspace

Mold can cause a number of symptoms, and when its present in the workplace, these are symptoms that may travel with workers long after they leave the office for the day. Mold exists just about everywhere in microscopic spores carried through the...Read More

4Feb
I Found Mold In My Basement. Now What?

I Found Mold In My Basement. Now What?

If you’ve uncovered mold in your basement, the first thing you’re probably asking yourself is, “What do I do now?” With so many stories and statistics about the dangers of having mold in your home, finding it in the corner of...Read More

27Dec
The Importance of Immediate Mold Remediation

The Importance of Immediate Mold Remediation

Have you ever walked into a home or business that smelled musty and old? There are many old homes that smell this way due to water damage that has seeped in over time. But what if it’s your home that smells this way? Your home might not be...Read More

7Dec
Five Warning Signs That Your Home Has A Mold Problem

Five Warning Signs That Your Home Has A Mold Problem

Mold is a silent but dangerous thing to have in your home. Depending on the type and amount, mold can cause mild and serious health problems. Sadly, most people do not realize they have a mold problem until these health issues start. That is why...Read More

6Nov
Preventing Moldy Carpets

Preventing Moldy Carpets

There’s no question that carpets can be one of the best additions to a home. Along with adding color, they can add warmth, softness, and an overall change to the ambiance of any room. But, they’re also incredibly susceptible to mold. As...Read More

16Oct
Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Fighting Mold With Year Round Dehumidifiers

Your home is your castle, there to keep you and your loved ones safe and protected from the elements. But you also have to be sure to take steps to protect your home as well, and while some issues may seem obvious, others can be easily overlooked. A...Read More

27Dec
11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Attic, Basement, & Garage

11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Attic, Basement, & Garage

Hello and welcome back to Disaster Response’s blog! We hope that you are enjoying the holiday season! Earlier this month, we have been covering the rooms of the house that are prone to black mold and specific areas in those rooms that can give...Read More

6Dec
11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Living Room

11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Living Room

Welcome back to Disaster Response’s blog! Lately, we have been covering the topic of mold and the places that mold loves to creep into our West Michigan homes and thrive. In the first blog of our series, we began talking about how mold can...Read More

29Nov
11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Bedroom

11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Bedroom

If you have been keeping up with Disaster Response’s blog, you probably have read about how mold can slowly creep into your life through colonizing your bathroom and taking over parts of your kitchen. You probably thought those were the only...Read More

22Nov
11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Kitchen

11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Kitchen

Welcome back to Disaster Response’s blog! In our last blog post, we discussed black mold and the common places that mold can grow in the bathroom, solutions to getting rid of mold, and what to do if you feel your bathroom of your West Michigan...Read More

15Nov
11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Bathroom

11 of Mold's Favorite Hiding Spots: The Bathroom

We all have heard of black mold, the “black death” of homes. Whenever this sneaky organism is mentioned there seems to be a hush that falls over all that are in the conversation. If you are the person this terrible fate has fallen upon,...Read More

8Aug
Steps of Mold Remediation

Steps of Mold Remediation

Water is a source of life. It is one of those essential elements for life to begin, grow, and flourish. Humans are made of mostly water and so are most other living things. One thing that sets our planet apart is the amount of water that is located...Read More

26Jun

Mold Damage and What it Means for Your Home

Mold can be found in a variety of places in our everyday world: our food and drink, such as bread, beer, and cheese, as well as in nature as pests that impair the growth and health of our trees and other plants. Mold is normally found in moist areas...Read More