Freedom! (From Summer Mold and Mildew)

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

It’s always a relief when winter is behind us and we can start planning for our spring and summer activities. But one activity we all want to avoid is managing summer mold and mildew—a disadvantage of our hot and humid north Texas summers. There are some proactive measures you can take in order to cross mold and mildew cleanup off your list …

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How To Prevent Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

New homes are built to be more energy efficient than ever before. One feature that you consistently find in new homes is that the homes are airtight to prevent air infiltration. While energy efficiency is important, the downside is that these homes can hold on to more indoor humidity, which can lead to mold and mildew. Whether your home is new or old, …

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The Difference Between Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

The mold vs mildew issue frequently comes up when unidentified fungal growth appears in a home. While both are a type of fungus, they tend to be quite different in their effect on humans living in the house. However, neither mold nor mildew is a welcome sight to a homeowner interested in maintaining a sanitary and healthy indoor environment. Is …

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Ways To Remove Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

While mold isn’t always easily seen or smelled, especially in the early stages of an infestation, it can quickly ruin your possessions and damage your home. Whether you’re dealing with major flooding, minor water damage, or even just the effects of humidity, knowing how to recognize and eliminate mold will help you to protect your home and your possessions.

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How to Identify Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

The terms mold and mildew are sometimes used synonymously to describe a number of fungal growths common in a home or office. While they are certainly quite similar, there is actually quite a bit of difference between them. They are both treated in similar ways, but mold presents a much larger issue and requires more extensive eradication methods. Being able to spot them …

Tips for Preventing Mold and Mildew

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

Do you suspect that mold or mildew is present in your home? Certain areas are ideal places for growth. Hidden places that cannot be seen such as the back of wallpaper or paneling are favorite locations. There may be a dingy smell in a certain area of your home or previous water damage left an odor that is still lingering. Now may be …

Mold Remediation for the Fabric In Your Home

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

From clothing to upholstery, homes are filled with fabrics of all kinds. While fabrics can give a home a feeling of warmth and comfort, they can also be the most frustrating items to deal with when mold is a problem in the home. Below, we will share some tips that will help you deal with the mold remediation process of your …