MOLD REMEDIATION OVERVIEW

There are seven basic steps in mold remediation, but not all of the steps are required in each project as mold remediation concerns change depending on the size of the project, the individual’s health concerns that occupy the premises, location of the mold, economic conditions, etc. CONTAINMENT – The affected area(s) must be segregated from …

PROPER INSTALLATION OF CERAMIC TILE IN BATHTUB/SHOWERS

Houses move. The walls move differently from each other, the ceiling moves differently from the walls, and the floor moves differently from walls. If we add weight to a tub via a person and/or water, the movement is increased. These components don’t move a lot, but the significance is that they do move. If there …

PROPER USE OF DEHUMIDIFIERS IN A HEATING CLIMATE

(a heating climate is where you spend more money on heating your home in the winter than money spent cooling your home in the summer) Dehumidifiers should be considered a necessary part of the home mechanical system, just as you would have a heating system and running water. While some older homes (pre 1950’s) may …

PROPER WAY TO FINISH BASEMENT WALLS IN A HEATING CLIMATE

(a heating climate is where you spend more money on heating your home in the winter than money spent cooling your home in the summer) UNFINISHED BASEMENT WALLS – If the studded walls in the basement are left unfinished with only fiberglass insulation and visqueen (aka vapor barrier or plastic sheeting), there is a strong …