Tulsa Mold Remediation: Basics, Risks, Prevention and Removal

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), mold is quite literally a part of daily life. In fact, hundreds of thousands of different mold species coexist right now alongside people, just as they have done for millennia. While only a handful of mold species regularly causes mold remediation problems for homeowners and business owners, all mold species need one vital component to grow: moisture. Without access to moisture, mold spores cannot take root, grow,…

Black Mold: How It Got There And How To Get Rid Of It

Black mold, or Stachybotrys chartum, is an unwelcome guest in too many homes. It doesn’t mean that your home is dirty, and it doesn’t mean that it’s uninhabitable. However, if you do notice black mold, you’ll definitely want to take immediate action to resolve the issue to prevent it from getting worse and potentially hurting your family. Here is everything you need to know about black mold and how to get rid of it. Basics…

Tulsa Mold Remediation Services

Risks associated with Mold in your home and how to prevent it Mold are organisms in the fungi kingdom that do not rely on photosynthesis from the sun to grow. The sun inhibits the growth of the mold via its ultraviolet rays. However, mold is everywhere and depends on what it is growing on for food. Indoors, mold grows on paper, carpet, leather, dry walls, insulations, wood, and food preserved wrongly. Outdoors, Mold can be…

Black Mold – Causes, Health Effects, Prevention, and Removal

Basics of Black Mold: Mold is a family of fungus that exists as clusters of small spores that can travel through the air and thrive in humid, warm, and moist areas. Although many types of mold are harmless, Stachybotrys chartarum, also known as toxic black mold, is detrimental to human health if found inside buildings and residences. While the mold itself is not actually toxic, the spores emitted into the air are. Since mold spores…

The Risks and Causes of Mold Growth in the Home

The presence of moisture in and around a home is often considered normal for some homes. However, moisture if not properly handled can become a nightmare problem for a home and the health of its occupants. Moisture that does not dry up on its own can lead to a mold problem almost anywhere in a home. While mold may appear as a harmless dark spot here and there, mold spots are far from harmless. Mold…

Disasters – Do You Want Recovery or Prevention?

Disaster Prevention usually refers to planning and preparations specifically for certain types of disasters, as well as training, and often the purchase and installation of building features or equipment that can help prevent flooding, fires, mold and more. Disaster Recovery refers to many different actions that you will take after a disaster, whether natural or manmade. Who to contact, what services are vital to your business reopening, and insurance claims and documentation are all part…

Can Cinnamon Fix Your Mold Problem? – Reset Restoration of Tulsa

Cinnamon is a popular spice, one that’s practically iconic during the holiday season. The taste, smell, and even the look of cinnamon are welcome additions to any home. What you may not know about this potent herb is that it has some applications that go beyond its usual scope of appeal. It is also antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, and a purifier! Diluted cinnamon oil is even great for bee stings. So how does it work in…

The Different Levels of Danger Caused by Mold Hiding In Your Home

You might think that a small patch of mold in your home is nothing to really worry about and that just a small patch growing in your home won’t require mold remediation. Mold looks harmless, but it can cause an array of health problems. On top of that, if left alone a small patch of mold can quickly spread into a household infestation. However, all mold is not created equal, and there are quite a…

Bad Odors in my Home. What to Do?

If you have bad odors in your home, take these steps: First… Track down the source of the odor using your sense of smell. The typical “bad odor” is actually quite diverse in what it could be, and what it smells like. Some bad odors have a certain “wetness” or damp quality to them that would indicate either the decay of organic material, or the growth of mold. Other bad odors are distinctly “food” sourced,…

After a Catastrophe: What to Do?

After a Catastrophe: What Should You Do To Recover? After a disaster has taken place, there are certain steps that you should take to ensure that you are safe, and that others will remain safe as well. Here are a few pieces of advice that may help. Stay safe, and respect instructions. Depending on the nature of the catastrophe, there may still be a very immediate, very real threat in an area that has been…