Mold Removal

Winter Mold Prevention Tips for Wisconsin

Mold likes to grow in warm, damp places – and the inside of your home can be the perfect location. Dampness sets in and mold can multiply on almost any porous surface, causing damage to drywall and other materials, and sometimes releasing dangerous spores into the air. If your asthma or allergies act up more […]

Preventing and Protecting Against Mold

Mold ruins more than just bread and cheese! When mold makes a home in your carpets, walls, or grout, it can wreak havoc on your household. Mold is responsible for odors, allergies, and even severe illnesses. In children, prolonged exposure to mold spores leads to an increased likelihood of asthma and allergies. For that reason, […]

Avoid Mold in Your House This Spring

With Wisconsin finally emerging from a long, frigid winter season, the next challenge for homeowners is mold. Since warmer spring weather increases humidity and encourages optimal growing temperatures, mold spores find a foothold and multiply quickly. Warning Signs of Mold in Your Home Some warning signs and situations that may point to an issue with […]

Preventing Mold in Cold, Wet Weather

Wet cold winter months can quickly lead to mold growth. Anywhere there is a water source in your home can provide a breeding ground for mold, and this includes more than just anywhere with a faucet or pipes – warm humidity and steam can allow mold spores to multiply rapidly. If not removed, mold can […]

Top Five Winter Mold Prevention Tips

Mold and mildew (which is just mold’s early stage) are particularly problematic in winter in many areas, due to moisture levels being high and warmth from various heat sources providing the perfect growing environment for mold. Mold can cause health issues for some people, ranging from eye, nose, and throat irritation and sinus congestion to […]

Moisture Control is the Key to Mold Control

When water leaks or spills occur indoors, you must act quickly to help prevent the growth of mold.  If wet or damp materials or areas are dried within 24-48 hours after a leak or spill happens, mold can generally be prevented, and complete drying with no growth can be achieved.  If a leak happens, call The Dry Guys immediately […]

Finding and Recognizing Molds in Your Home

When left to fester, mold can cause respiratory problems, allergies, and other health issues. It’s important to recognize mold growth in your home and stop it before it becomes a problem.  This guide will tell you where to find mold hot-spots in your home, and what frequently grows there. Mold can usually be eliminated with […]

When April Showers Mean Water Damage to Your Home

When spring flooding strikes, water can cause significant dismay and damage. Getting your home clean, dry, and livable again is a priority. The Dry Guys can provide knowledgeable, professional aid to help you through this difficult time, restoring your home to its former condition and helping you get back to normal with water remediation services. […]

Tips for Winter Mold Prevention

Do you find that cold damp weather leads to mold growth in your warmer, damp home? Mold and mildew (which is just mold in an early stage) are moisture-loving fungi that do an admirable job of breaking down organic matter outside but simply cause a mess inside. Mold can cause serious health issues for many […]

Summer Humidity and Mold

Summertime can be challenging due to the humidity in our climate, thanks to warm air and rapid mold growth. The best way to control mold is to control moisture – since inadequate ventilation means increased moisture increasing ventilation can decrease mold in your home. Step one: Look for leaks Anywhere that moisture is entering your […]