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Category: Mold Remediation

What are Mold Levels?

As many of you already know, mold growth can pollute the air and cause issues for people with respiratory problems. Mold can also do extensive damage to your home, gradually wearing away at the home’s structural integrity, attacking walls, floors, or ceilings.  The best way to prevent health hazards and damage to your home is… Read more »

Asbestos Roof Shingles: Can we install AC in an asbestos roofed house?

Asbestos Asbestos roof shingles were once marketed as a supreme service. Today, it is an infamous public health concern if not handled properly. Asbestos roof shingles are made from fibers. These fibers make an effective insulator and create stronger plastic, paper cloth, and other materials. That was until the dangers of Asbestos became known and… Read more »

Mold in HVAC System? Warning Signs

  We here at Branch Services know that it can be easy to forget about your home’s HVAC system. Many people don’t even consider looking at their air ducts until there is a problem. As is the case with most things in life, if you wait for it to break it will end up costing… Read more »

Mold Remediation at Home

As many of you already know, mold thrives in environments with water in the air. Mold is able to grow on any surface or substance as long as there is moisture. With the humidity continuing to exceed 60% outside on Long Island, there is a chance your home is providing fertile ground for mold growth!… Read more »

Removing Mold From Houseplants

If you have been reading our blog than you most definitely are aware of the dangers of mold and the process involved in riding your home of the unwanted growth. For more details about how mold is formed, or how Branch Services can help you can read our March post here: Mold Remediation. Even after… Read more »

Breathe Easy: Mold Remediation

Mold is a woolly growth produced by fungus, especially on moist or decaying surfaces. It can usually be found in dark or steamy areas such as bathrooms, kitchens, and spaces with poor ventilation. Damp basements, leaks in pipes or roofs, and any standing water can create a mold situation. When mold spores are present in large quantities,… Read more »