Cleaning, DIY / 16.05.2018

As anyone who uses running water knows, it’s only a matter of time until you encounter a clogged drain. In most cases, drain blockage can be removed with relative ease when using the proper tools and precautions. Two of the most common tools for unstopping a clogged drain are the plunger and liquid drain cleaner. Each one of the tools in its own right does a good job at clearing stopped up sinks, tubs, and toilets. But, both also have limitation depending on the severity of the clog, and...

Attick, Basement, DIY / 16.05.2018

Mold and mildew refer to tiny microscopic fungi that exist nearly everywhere. Fungi do not require light to survive, since they do not perform photosynthesis. Rather, they reproduce through microscopic spores. Mold and mildew often appear as brown, green or black spots, and usually cause a musty smell. Mold and mildew typically grow in damp locations, like basements and showers. Some common indoor molds include Alternaria, Cladosporium, Aspergillus and Penicillium. Mold Health Effects Fungus causes respiratory symptoms in some people, including coughing and wheezing. Other symptoms of exposure can include eye...

Basement, Roofing / 16.05.2018

No matter how well you clean, if the basement smells musty, the house seems unclean. Molds thrive in damp, dark places and may be the source of the problem. Often times they occur in places that are visited less frequently like roofs and basements, or they stars from the roof and then spread to the rest of the house. Molds thrive in warm, moist, or humid environments. A basement can be a perfect place for molds to grow. Molds are most likely to appear during warm damp months in...