Do you think you may have mold in your home but don’t really know where to look. Is your family feeling sick? Are you experiencing headaches or allergy like symptoms? These are all mold symptoms and you have reason to be concerned. This is one of the most common calls we get, and people ask […]
If you live in a house with a crawl space, there is a good chance the floor vents are not sealed. This is one of those things that can go unnoticed but have a big impact on your indoor environment over time. The good news is that we have an easy fix you can tackle […]
Prevention is Key to Indoor Mold Issues Because mold needs a source of water to sustain growth, preventing water is key in the fight against potential indoor mold issues. Your Home’s Bathroom Fans are there for a reason Naturally, we love to take hot showers. A hot shower produces steam in your house, and that […]
What Is Mold Molds are microscopic fungi that are found all around us. The fungi reproduce by releasing spores into the air. Mold is naturally occurring and usually is found in large quantities. Airborne spores look for a place to settle and grow. What Conditions are Needed The ideal temperature for mold growth is 77 to […]
This past week we received a phone call from a client needing a mold inspection. She was preparing to put her house on the market in Athens and was concerned there was mold growing on her basement walls. After asking the right questions and determining the walls were concrete block, it sounded more like efflorescence […]
If you’re reacting to a problem because somebody is sick, you’ve waited too long to address indoor air quality. Because mold needs a source of water to sustain growth, preventing water is key. Your Home’s Bathroom Fans Are There For a Reason It’s winter, and we love a hot shower when it’s cold outside. […]
In this blog, we’re being specific about the energy benefits of cleaning ducts. There are plenty of claims out there from air duct cleaning companies, and here at Branch, we wanted to dig a little deeper and find some published data backing those claims. While there haven’t been many studies with reputable research organizations […]
If you’ve had a leak in your home, don’t risk incomplete water damage mitigation that can leave you with a mold problem. Call us to find any hidden damage.
Having mold in your HVAC system is more common than you think! Find out how to help prevent mold from growing, and what to do if you find mold in your HVAC.
As people spend more and more time indoors, we’re finding that our homes are more polluted than the air outside. Learn how to reduce indoor air pollution!