mold and mildew

September 24, 2015

What Are Some Signs Your Home Has a Humidity Problem?

Home humidity problems degrade indoor air quality, increase energy bills, and may actually damage your home and possessions. High indoor humidity also encourages the growth and spread of many microorganisms that affect health and comfort. Look for the following signs to determine if you have a home humidity problem. Mold and Mildew High indoor humidity invites mold and mildew development. Black, green, and pink spots on walls and ceilings are sure indicators you have a home humidity problem. Even common […]
April 15, 2014

Controlling Attic Moisture Through Proper Insulation and Ventilation

Moisture in your attic can cause a number of financial and health issues for you and your family. Left unchecked, excess moisture in the air can lead to unsightly and dangerous mold and mildew forming on walls and eventually structural damage. On top of those problems, the attic can act as a hot or cold ‘sink,’ drawing temperate air from other parts of the home. This puts a drain upon your home energy use, resulting in higher energy bills. Recognizing […]
January 21, 2014

Ventilating Fans Offer a Great Boost to Your Peachtree City Home’s Comfort

Modern homes are typically well insulated and practically airtight. While keeping your home sealed up is good for your energy bills, it can cause problems with the air you breathe. The air becomes stale, humidity builds up, and contaminants such as bacteria and mold spores circulate continuously through the heating and cooling systems. This leads to health problems as well as damage inside your home. You can put an end to problems with stale, contaminated air by installing ventilating fans. Ventilating or exhaust […]
June 20, 2013

Duct Cleaning: Is It Worth It for Your Peachtree City Home?

When was the last time your HVAC system benefited from a professional duct cleaning? If the answer is “never,” or so long ago you can’t remember, you should consider hiring a licensed HVAC technician to inspect, and clean, the ducts in your Peachtree City home. Over time, dust, allergens, insect and vermin residue, mold/mildew and other debris can accumulate in your duct system. This can obstruct airflow, increase energy consumption and compromise your indoor air quality. If you perceive issues […]