Welcome Spring …Finally!
For those of us who’ve been trapped inside our Minneapolis homes to stay out of the cold, we get to rediscover the outside world again. We did have a couple ‘teaser days’ in there, hopefully, it is here to say this time. It’s also time for some home maintenance items that will help you avoid […]
Baby, it’s cold outside!
How many times did you sing that song over our cold Christmas season in Minneapolis? To be fair, the cold snap did not only hit the Minneapolis area over the holidays, but it was also pretty much the entire state of Minnesota. Did you know that bitter cold temps don’t only affect your lifestyle, they […]
Tips For Treating And Testing For Mold
WHAT is that Moldy Smell ?!? Musty odors can be caused by a number of things in your home, but, are usually an indication of mold and mildew. A combination of moisture, poor air circulation and lack of sunlight will allow mold and mildew plus that terrible odor to grow. The related “bad smell” is […]
Time Matters! The real damages of neglected Water Damage
When it comes to water damage in the home or business, we’ve seen it all. Trust us, some of the scariest and most dangerous situations haven’t come from major floods. Here in Minnesota, a lot of times water damage is caused by excessive rain, or more likely, melting snow. However, excess water can also come […]
What Kind of Mold is That?
Mold comes in every color of the rainbow, every shape, and even every size you can possibly imagine. While there are truly hundreds of types of mold, just a small selection are commonly found in homes. It’s also true that some mold is more dangerous than others, and some produce more ill effects for people […]
Hiring a Mold Removal Company
Just like any industry today, there are a lot of companies in Minneapolis, and elsewhere, that claim to be able to get rid of mold in your home. Of course, we hope you choose 24Restore for issues like this, but don’t want you to choose us just because we say so. Anytime you have someone […]
Are Your Pets Mold-Sensitive?
There are specialty veterinarians in Minneapolis, and around the country for that matter, for just about everything these days: doggie cardiologists, dentists, oncologists and more. A family friend of mine recently had their sweet pup pass away after a two-year battle with cancer. The dog was on chemo treatments almost the entire time and a […]
Mold Removal: Facts, Myths, & Effective Removal
The days of spraying bleach on some black mold in the basement and calling it good are gone. Mold, if not properly remediated, can spread, grow, and create extensive damage in a home. In some cases, it can even cause people in the home to get sick. So, you think you have mold in your […]
Mold and Containment: An Important First Step in Restoration
Think again if you believe what you can’t see can’t hurt you. Some of our customers in Minneapolis are immediately concerned when we mention the word “containment.” What is containment and why is it important? Specifically, containment is preventing something from escaping. The restoration professional is likely to encounter substances like mold, microbials (naturally occurring […]
Mold Growth, Detection, and Health Issues
Microscopic mold spores exist nearly everywhere, both outdoors and indoors. It is impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. There is little you can do to eliminate mold spores, as they are an essential part of nature. But when mold growth occurs where it shouldn’t–mold growth in your basement, kitchen, bathroom or […]