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

By Mike 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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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

By Mike on September 12, 2017

Homeowners are constantly looking for ways to better their home. One of the most common problems that homeowners encounter is a house that is too hot during the summer and/or too cold during the winter. Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re all too familiar with dampness and chilly air – but we’d all prefer to

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The Importance of Proper Attic Ventilation

By Mike on December 21, 2016

Attics are among the least used parts of our homes. They’re often used as storage areas and are taken for granted. Although it seems far-fetched, attics have a huge influence our living standards, especially in Washington and the Pacific Northwest. Moreover, keeping your attic in good condition can prevent several health hazards as well as

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

By Mike 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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Best Insulation for Allergies: Spray Foam Attic Insulation

By Mike on November 24, 2016

Finding the best insulation for allergy sufferers has become one of the main priorities of homeowners all over the U.S. Keeping our families safe is always at the forefront of any changes or additions we make to our homes, and attic insulation is no exception. Attic insulation is often the source of allergens that may

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Answers To The Top 3 Questions About Crawl Space Humidity

By Mike on September 23, 2016

Crawl spaces are tricky to monitor and maintain, and homeowners need to know where to start. We spend a lot of time talking about the dangers of moisture in your crawl space, but what should your next step be? The main concerns homeowners have are about mold growth, condensation and the dangerous levels of crawl

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How To Properly Budget for Crawl Space Cleaning

By Mike on September 8, 2016

For many of us, visiting our crawl space is not something we look forward to, especially when it is a wet or smelly place. Previous animal infestations, mold, mildew, and wet insulation all release unpleasant aromas and create a disgusting crawl space environment.  While visiting your crawl space may not be an exciting task, neither

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Seven Things You Don’t Want in Your Attic

By Mike on April 21, 2016

Your attic isn’t just an empty space above the living quarters. It’s part of your home’s structure that has a purpose. The rafters support the roof and distribute its weight to the framing members throughout the home. Joists support the ceiling and help distribute weight evenly so the house stands strong. But there’s a lot

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