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One of the goals of First Call NY is to educate our customers.

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First Call NY Downloads!

Please download the documents below to learn more about mold, asbestos, and the services we provide.

  1. Can I Buy or Sell a Home with Asbestos?
  2. Asbestos…What You Need to Know!
  3. Are you Hiring The Right Mold Remediation Company?
  4. MOLD in the Attic…A deal KILLER?
  5. Selling a Home with MOLD?

First Call NY Blog and News!

Mold: 4 Frequently Asked Questions!

Mold is a growing concern. This article explains what causes mold growth, explains what the most common types and varieties of mold are, how mold professionals find and detect mold, and why you should be concerned about the potential health implications caused by mold exposure.

Asbestos and Mold Concerns Caused When Renovating!

If you are planning on renovating your home or business, please read this article. You will gain a complete understanding why you need to take precautions and plan before diving into your home or business improvement project because of the potential problems that can be caused by mold and asbestos.

How To Select A Mold Removal Contractor?

Choosing a mold removal contractor can be a tough decision, particularly if there are many contractors in your area offering that service. How do you know the contractor you call is qualified and experienced? In this article, we explain how to select a mold removal contractor by revealing the top 10 clues that the mold removal contractor you called is inexperienced and not qualified. Clues #3, #6, and #9 are very important.

What Is Black Mold?

We often hear about black mold in the media. This article explores the topic of black mold, explaining what exactly it is, why it grows, and the potential health consequences of exposure, listing the top 15 health issues that black mold, also known as Stachybotrys, causes. Learn more!

Is There Mold Hidden In Your Home?

One of the biggest problems posed by mold is that it can be hidden. This is a cause for concern. You could have mold growing in your home or business and not even be aware that you have a potential problem that could have an impact on your health and the structural integrity of your property. Mold is like a parasite because it will continue to feed as long as the conditions are favorable. In this article, we explain why mold is growing, the conditions required to help it grow, and the top 7 areas in your home that you will most likely find mold growing. Most importantly, we outline 5 actions you should not take if you do find mold!

Ten Things You Should Know about Mold!

Over the years, we have encountered many questions about mold. Inside this article you will learn about 10 key facts about mold. Please pay particular attention to facts number 2, 4, 8, and 10.

Mold Spores: A Tough To Avoid Asthma Trigger!

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. The exact cause of asthma is unknown, though some research has concluded that mold spores can trigger asthma and possibly be a cause. This article explains, citing four research studies from around the world.

Chronic Sinus Problems Can Be Caused by Mold!

Did you know that 1 in 8 Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis? Generally speaking, the treatment for this medical condition is based on antibiotics, over the counter drugs, and medical procedures. These treatments tend to treat the symptoms. What if the cause is mold? Researchers at the MAYO Clinic believe chronic sinusitis is caused by mold. This article explains, providing long term sinusitis alleviation tips.

If Your Basement Smells Bad, You Could Have A Mold Problem!!

Basements are susceptible to mold growth because they provide the perfect conditions. If you’ve started to notice a musty, bad smell, you may have mold and should investigate. This article explains why mold grows and 10 tips to prevent it from growing. Pay particular attention to tips 3, 5, and 7!