How To Prevent Mould

How To Prevent Mould

There are simple things you can do help prevent mould. It’s true what your grandma said – an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Mould needs food and water to grow. Since we can’t eliminate mould “food” from our homes (drywall, osb, plywood and wood), we...
Why You Should Inspect Your Attic

Why You Should Inspect Your Attic

Should the mould in your attic be ignored? Yes, mould is commonly found in our attics here on the wet coast. This is due to our climate, combined with faulty ventilation in the attic or leaks in the roof. Mould is so common that it is often not recognized or...
Are You a Tenant Dealing with Mould?

Are You a Tenant Dealing with Mould?

This article is also a good read for landlords Are you a tenant dealing with mould? First things first. Talk to the homeowner or property manager about it. Express your concerns. Ask if they will have a professional come and assess the situation – someone who is...
Is There Mould in Your Attic?

Is There Mould in Your Attic?

It is very common that we are called to inspect an attic for mould, only to discover that either the soffit venting has been covered by insulation or the bathroom venting has been dispersing into the attic. Have you looked in your attic lately? Is the underside of the...
How To Reduce  Humidity in Your Home

How To Reduce Humidity in Your Home

Humidity in our homes creates a welcoming environment for mould – will damage your home and may harm your health. The good news is that there are simple things you can do now to prevent problems in the future. It’s true what your grandma said – an ounce of prevention...