We do not recommend handling mold by yourself. Hiring a professional mold remediation service to get rid of mold is the only way to ensure maximum safety. While there is no substitute for hiring cleaning professionals to handle mold inside your home, if you absolutely must do it yourself, be sure to wear goggles, gloves, and a HEPA face mask.
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At COIT, we believe that indoor air quality is an important aspect of any healthy home and business and the CDC agrees especially because COVID viral particles spread between people more readily indoors than outdoors.
The past two weeks have been devastating after witnessing the partial collapse of the Champlain Tower South condominium in Surfside, Fla., learning of the lives that perished, and seeing the tragedy’s impact on survivors and those in the immediate community. An investigation into the cause of the condo collapse is ongoing; standards of practice and legal requirements related to ensuring maintenance and structural integrity of condominiums understandably are coming under scrutiny.
The Southeast Florida Chapter of CAI is assisting with the collection efforts for those affected by the events at Champlain Towers South in Surfside. They have shared some ways for non-local CAI members to donate.
April showers bring May flowers…and sometimes uninsured losses! Building damage caused by heavy rain, clogged gutters and storm drains, accumulated water in a crawl space and any other water that originates OUTSIDE of a building is generally excluded on most policies for several reasons.
With water damage, there are situations where it is important to call a professional. Here are some examples of situations where professional help should be sought out:
Mold is ubiquitous to our environment, and if trapped moisture is involved in an enclosed space, it can create an unpleasant odor issue. The best way to mitigate? Remove it at the source.