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Category: Mold In Crawl Spaces & Attics – Seattle Area


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Signs You May Have Toxic Mold in Your Seattle Home Crawl Space or Attic

By Ed Steenman on August 15, 2019

Discovering mold – especially toxic mold – in your home as a homeowner can be very disheartening, largely because most homeowners had no idea it was coming in the first place. Molds come in hundreds of varieties, ranging from harmless to toxic, and can be the cause of severe health complications. When you discover mold

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How to Prevent Mold in Your Attic and Crawl Space

By Ed Steenman on June 29, 2017

Homeownership! The dream of having a space that is all your own, that you can decorate as you see fit, raise your kids in, and carve out a little piece of the American dream in is something we all desire when we think of owning a home. Having many years of family dinners, holidays with

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Time to Roll Out the Caution Tape: You Have Mold in Your Crawl Space

By Ed Steenman on December 8, 2016

In its natural state, mold has very positive effects on the environment. It helps break down and decompose organic material, such as leaves, vegetation, fruit, and other organic matter. However, when present in houses, mold growth can cause severe health complications and cost a lot of money in property damage. Detecting any mold growth in

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Spray Foam Insulation and Mold: Why Spray Foam Insulation is Your Best Option

By Ed Steenman on July 3, 2014

One of the worst sights a homeowner can see is mold growth in or on any part of their home. Whether it’s creeping across their crawl space insulation, or crawling up their attic beams, mold means damage, health risks, and both time and energy to fix. But how can homeowners prevent this plague? Most people

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Toxic Mold Infestation Part III: Get Rid of Mold with Clean Crawls

By Ed Steenman on March 6, 2014

It’s easy to take an “out of sight, out of mind” approach to crawl spaces. However, leaving them unattended is not worth the risk. Cleaning out your crawl spaces and attics is a small price to pay to alleviate the health risks associated with toxic mold infestation. While there are preventative measures that you can

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Toxic Mold Infestation Part II: Don’t Assume You’re Safe

By Ed Steenman on March 5, 2014

It’s tempting to walk through life blindly hoping that you can avoid detrimental health problems. Many victims of difficult health conditions could have avoided their illness by taking simple, proactive steps to ensure their environment was clean and healthy. Unknowingly, individuals can be facing potentially harmful home environments that, if not properly cleaned and treated,

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