Topics: Mold

Mold is Serious: Here’s How to Prevent It!

  Over 600 million years ago, long before humanity, some of the earliest species of terrestrial fungi were thought to grow on the earth, likely contributing to the oxygenation of our atmosphere. It is thought that at one point, fungi may have been a dominant form of life on our planet. Even after the massive

What To Do When You Find Wood Rot?

It’s a part of the natural cycle of life. When trees fall and the wood dies, it needs a way to return to the earth and become soil once more: it rots away. Unfortunately, the same applies to the wood that we use to build our homes when exposed to the right conditions. Wood rot

Understanding Your Home’s Humidity Can Save Your Wallet

Have you ever noticed how a hot and humid summer day feels worse than a dry one? Or how dry winter air feels more bitingly cold? Just as you’re thinking about the way those sensations feel, the way they can make your day feel a little harsher, it’s just as taxing on something else: your

Preparing for Your Indoor Activities with Better Air Quality

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a variety of setbacks in the everyday lives of a lot of people. For many, especially those who enjoy going out to the gym, the increase in indoor living has them feeling unsure or lost at what to do to keep up their routines. Fortunately for those who enjoy an

What’s The Difference Between Mold & Mildew?

They’re both unwanted, and they both can cause problems when they show up. Some may use the terms mold and mildew interchangeably, but the truth is they are actually quite different! Mold and mildew are both types of fungi and they both love moist and damp areas. But their behaviors, traits, and appearance set them

How To Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Basement

It’s something nobody wants to see in their house. Along with being a dreadful sight, black mold can also be a health hazard to you and anyone else in your household. But where black mold really likes to grow is somewhere dark as well as damp—such as your basement. What ought to be a nice

Mold Remediation Experts

  Mold Removal Services Moisture and mold are closely related and it’s why ’58 Foundations is an expert in mold remediation services. Not only do we remove the mold, but as crawlspace and basement mold removal experts, we eliminate the source of water and/or moisture that causes the problem. If you only address mold removal

How to Prevent Mold in Your Basement

When you think of your basement, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? While many homes feature finished basements that provide additional living and recreational spaces, others are simply used as utility or storage spaces. But no matter what you use your basement for, all these below-ground floors share one thing in common: their

How Fast Does Mold Spread?

Water damage from flooding, leaks, or even high humidity can not only compromise the structural integrity of your home, but also create the perfect environment for mold to grow. Once moisture comes in contact with organic materials it can turn into a large mold infestation if not handled properly.  How long after a flood does