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Mold Removal And Remediation

Mold and Cystic Fibrosis

What’s the Link Between Mold and Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a hereditary disease that impacts the lungs and digestive system by causing the body to produce mucus that can clog the lungs and block the pancreas. Within the U.S., there are about 30,000 people living with CF making it the largest patient population with the disease worldwide. Since the disease can …

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Indoor Humidity & Your Health

In the mold remediation world indoor humidity levels are a common topic of discussion. According to the EPA, “Indoor relative humidity (RH) should be kept below 60 percent—ideally between 30 percent and 50 percent, if possible.” In regions like Pennsylvania we experience a true winter which brings cold air. Because cold air holds less moisture …

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Debunking Mold Myths: Do Bleach and Peroxide Kill Mold?

Debunking Mold Myths: Do Bleach and Peroxide Kill Mold?

For homeowners, a mold issue is certainly one of the last things you want to worry about. Since mold is equal parts dangerous and expensive, it’s important to address the problem as quickly as possible to prevent it from getting worse. In these cases, many people try to turn to DIY remediation techniques before seeking …

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Mold Medics six-step remediation process

A Q&A with Tim Swackhammer discussing the Mold Medics six-step treatment process

At Mold Medics, our services extend beyond just treating mold. We operate with an extensive six-step remediation process that helps ensure your home is protected for the long-run. Mold can be a recurring issue if it isn’t handled properly, which is why we go the extra mile every time to serve our clients with effective …

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Mold remediation professional

Mold Remediation: When Do You Need a Professional?

For homeowners, mold infestations certainly aren’t fun – where it’s located and how severe it is directly dictates the costs of remediation services. Sometimes, you can fix it on your own to save money, while other times you’ll need to enlist the services of a trustworthy mold professional like us here at Mold Medics. The hard …

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Mold Infestation

5 Places a Mold Infestation can Form in Your Home

Unfortunately, most homes contain the ideal conditions for rapid mold infestation. From unfinished basements to poorly insulated attics, it’s not uncommon for mold to grow—and spread—rather quickly when gone untreated in easy-to-miss areas. In addition to the hefty costs associated with mold removal services, toxic mold infestation can cause serious health complications to you and …

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Common Causes and Symptoms of Black Mold-Related Illness

A mold infestation in your home is often an expensive and dangerous issue, especially when it’s a case of toxic black mold. Unfortunately, toxic black mold is common in the Pittsburgh area. It’s visible in the form of a dark fungus with a distinct musty mildew odor that releases toxic spores called mycotoxins, which cause …

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