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In Extreme Conditions the Toxic Effects of Mold are Evident

16 January, 2018

Once mold has started to grow, it can spread quite quickly under the right conditions. Needless to say, in extreme conditions, the toxic effects of mold can present health problems to occupants.

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Mold and Mildew – the Differences are Important

14 January, 2018

Mold and Mildew – the Differences are Important While it’s not uncommon to get mold and mildew confused, there are some important differences to consider. Like mold, mildew is a fungus, but it primarily shows itself as a white substance. Mildew is considered a superficial growth with an affinity for living plants and organic matter like wood or paper. Both mold and mildew give off a distinct odour, a sign of their presence. Mold and mildew have some matching characteristics In terms of commonalities, both mold and mildew thrive in moist environments (whether natural or man-made). Rooms with high levels of humidity will attract mold and mildew. As well, areas of the home where condensation collects are also welcome environments. For a start, preventing these types of environments from developing is the best way to prevent mold and mildew.

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The Dangers of Mold in the Laundry Room

12 January, 2018

The dangers of mold in the laundry room If there is mold in the laundry room, then it means that the conditions for mold growth are present - and it means that corrective action is required. Homeowners often find mold in the laundry room because there are higher levels of humidity present. In fact, the combination of warmish air and a high level of air moisture make for an ideal environment for mold to thrive. More than that, if the laundry room is poorly ventilated, the air moisture quickly accumulates with nowhere to go. With such conditions, the result is mold in the laundry room. The health risks are generally low with the average mold outbreak, but risks are heightened if the mold has spread dramatically, or if mold spores have begun to circulate throughout the environment.

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Mold in the Bathroom can Quickly Get Out of Control

10 January, 2018

It’s almost expected to find mold in the bathroom. After all, it’s the perfect environment for mold to grow and to thrive. Bathrooms provide the humidity that mold requires to grow and to spread. It might be around the bathtub itself, it might be creeping up to the ceiling, or it may have already spread quite extensively. In some cases, and depending on the age of the home, is may be hiding.

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When There’s Mold in your Basement - Action is Required

27 December, 2017

If there’s mold in your basement, it means that something is not right. It also means that action is required, and depending on the extent of mold, perhaps some serious remediation. While health risks are usually low with a typical mold infestation, the risks are heightened if mold spores are circulated into the air. Basement or kitchen or bathroom, any sign of mold is a sign to take action.

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Don’t Underestimate Mold Risks in the Winter

23 December, 2017

It’s not uncommon to mistake a winter allergy with a mold allergy. In fact, with mold, there are a number of factors that can cause concern during the winter. In many homes, the winter heating actually makes indoor air much drier, but because of poor ventilation, humidity can get to a high level. Shower steam, cooking vapour, and general condensation can very easily accumulate.

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The Right Approach to Removing Mold Under Floorboards

8 November, 2017

Old house or new, mold can develop practically anywhere, as long as the conditions are right. It’s not uncommon, for example, for mold to grow under vinyl flooring or under wooden floorboards. Mold can be tricky – it can actually “hide” in its early stages of development, and can go unnoticed for quite some time. But once discovered, it must be completely removed, and removing mold under floorboards must be done right the first time, in order to avoid any chance of recurrence.

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Eco-Friendly Mold Removal From Matrix Remediation

27 October, 2017

Mold infiltration in a residential home or commercial business is a stressful experience. The fact is, mold can grow in a brand new building (residential or commercial) just as easily as it can grow in an old building. Whatever the case, mold removal should be expedited the right way, the first time. More importantly, it’s highly recommended to go with eco-friendly mold removal than not.

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Matrix Remediation: Mold and Asthma

17 July, 2017

Being exposed to moist and mildew-covered environments may cause an assortment of health impacts. Many people are especially sensitive to mold. For these individuals, molds can quickly cause nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, vomiting, eye aggravation and skin irritations.

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A Professional Approach to Mold Removal in Calgary

8 July, 2017

Mold contamination can happen in any home, old or new. When the mold is visually evident, it is either beginning to spread, or has already spread. And this is exactly why removal is required. Regardless of the cause and scope of an outbreak, indoor mold is an unwelcome occurrence in need of removal. For a professional approach to mold removal in Calgary, homeowners can rely on Matrix Remediation for highly trained personnel and the most comprehensive cleanup.

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A Quick Guide to Water Damage Restoration in Calgary

2 June, 2017

With inclement weather throughout the spring, and unusually severe storm patterns, water flooding seems to be the norm today. What’s important is to take preventive measures (where possible) and to mitigate the potential for water damage. It might also be valuable to have a backup plan for water damage restoration. In Calgary, Matrix Remediation manages water damage and the associated restoration with both expertise and professionalism

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Reminder: Exposure to Asbestos in Calgary Can Be Dangerous

30 May, 2017

Most everyone knows about the dangers of asbestos. And while not everyone may be clear about exposure to asbestos, suffice to say that asbestos conjures up images of ill health and disease. The bad news is that asbestos still lurks in some older residential homes. It may have been installed as thermal insulation, or perhaps in some manner as a flame retardant. In those days, exposure to asbestos was quite common, although not particularly dangerous as static material.

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Dealing With Black Mold in Calgary

25 May, 2017

While most everyone can relate to the mold that collects around the bathtub or ceiling, black mold is less understood. For homeowners dealing with black mold in Calgary it’s important to know about this strain of mold, as well as the associated dangers (some of them potentially risky). In general, and in every home, it’s important to monitor various parts of the house for mold growth. This is particularly true when the weather changes, and when hot, humid air is more prevalent.

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Calgary Mold Testing And Mold Removal Should Be Professionally Handled

11 May, 2017

Mold can develop in any home - large or small - new or old - renovated or not. Indeed, it doesn’t even have to be a typical home. It can be a high-rise, a cottage, even an office building. When there are higher-than-usual levels of moisture or humidity, there’s a chance for mold to develop.

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About Water Damage Restoration in Your Calgary Basement

2 May, 2017

With basement flooding, regardless of the extent, it’s really important to find where the water is coming from, and why it’s entering the basement. In Calgary basements, like in most other cities across the nation, basement flooding is a realistic possibility for homeowners. In fact, insurance companies list basement floods as one of the top claims categories every year.

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