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Benefits of Installing Cellulose Attic Insulation in Mold Prone Properties

Benefits of Installing Cellulose Attic Insulation in Mold Prone Properties

Published on January 20, 2022

As a completely enclosed space, the attic often becomes a perfect environment for mold to grow and thrive. As a result, many conventional attic insulation products are prone to mold outbreaks. But with attics equipped with blown-in cellulose attic insulation, a product that’s specially treated to resist mold, the risk of mold infiltration ...

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What Happens When Bathroom Fans Discharge into the Attic?

What Happens When Bathroom Fans Discharge into the Attic?

Published on December 21, 2021

When a bathroom fan falters, discharging moist air into the attic, excess moisture will quickly accumulate. It’s an ideal environment for mold to grow, and it goes unnoticed more often than not. As a preventive measure, a thorough attic inspection can determine if moisture levels are higher than they should be. More than ...

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How to Respond to Attic Mold in Toronto

How to Respond to Attic Mold in Toronto

Published on November 18, 2021

The attic is one of the most desirable environments for mold to grow, leaving many homeowners in need of professional attic mold remediation in Toronto. The entire space usually has high moisture levels – it’s typically dark and still – and the mold has plenty of materials to feed on (including insulation). Unfortunately, ...

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What is Your Risk of Attic Mold in Toronto

What is Your Risk of Attic Mold in Toronto

Published on October 21, 2021

Because attics are usually out of sight in a residential home, many homeowners pay little attention to what’s going on up there. However, the fact is, the attic affects the entire house, and what's happening in the attic will directly impact the occupants and the physical structure itself). This is especially true ...

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How to Stop Recurring Mold Outbreaks in The Attic

How to Stop Recurring Mold Outbreaks in The Attic

Published on September 22, 2021

Unfortunately, in most residential homes, attics and crawl spaces are often prone to mold infestations. This is because the dark, moist environment is an ideal growth opportunity for mold spores to develop into full blown outbreaks. When mold infiltration occurs, you may require professional attic mold removal to save your attic insulation and improve home ...

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What You Need to Know About Cellulose and Mold In Your Attic

What You Need to Know About Cellulose and Mold In Your Attic

Published on July 14, 2021

Because the attic space is out-of-sight in most homes, mold can often grow and spread on attic insulation in Toronto without being noticed early on. Mold needs favourable conditions to thrive, and attics can often provide the perfect storm. In addition to moisture and darkness, attics are full of insulation, a feeding ground for ...

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Mold in your attic insulation? Next steps.

Mold in your attic insulation? Next steps.

Published on June 18, 2021

Because the attic and roof cavity is hidden from sight, you may not know about mold infiltration until it has fully established itself. Mold is actually quite tricky, and it can stay well hidden until the telltale signs become apparent in the home. For the most part, mold doesn’t just start to grow ...

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Types of Mold Found in the Attic

Published on May 13, 2020

With all of the benefits of home ownership, there are also challenges that arise from time to time. To be sure, mold remediation is not one of the maintenance challenges that homeowners could imagine. But in a typical residential attic, mold infiltrations are not an uncommon occurrence. Naturally, the best approach in the attic is ...

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Blown-In Insulation to Prevent Attic Mold  

Published on March 23, 2020

Given the right conditions, attic mold can grow and thrive very quickly. In fact, in a high moisture environment, mold finds a very comfortable home. That’s why the attic and roof are so perfect for mold to reproduce. With a proper installation, and the right type of ventilation, blown-in insulation contributes to a ...

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Causes & Effects of a Leaky Roof    

Published on March 17, 2020

The roof in a residential home is one of the more important components of the building structure. Whether you’re dealing with a conventional roof leak or confronted with attic insulation that is badly contaminated, it’s critical to maintain the attic and roof properly. Like any part of a home, good roof ...

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