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Mold Genes: The Facts!

One of the questions we are often asked is why do some people get sick from mold and other’s do not? The answer is based on genes. Did you know that 25% of people are genetically predisposed to mold illness? This article explains why, citing scientific research, including a list of 37 symptoms!

Mold Inspection: The Facts

What happens during a mold inspection? In this article, we list the 4 actions that professional mold inspectors take when they visit your home or business. In addition, we list the top 15 questions that you will be asked by the inspector. Getting answers to these questions is critical in ensuring that the mold problem is dealt with effectively!

What Renters Need To Know About Mold!

One of the top 5 complaints of renters is black mold. Know your rights and obligations! If you find mold in your apartment or rental home and are not sure what to do, this article provides you with helpful information on how to address this problem with your landlord.

Why Are Clothes Dryers A Fire Hazard?

First Call Restoration has been serving residential and commercial customers in the Poughkeepsie, Hopewell Junction, and Newburgh areas for more than twenty years. One of the most heartbreaking emergency events we are called into are fire and smoke restoration jobs. In many cases, the fire could have been prevented with routine maintenance. A lesser known fact is that one of the core causes of house fires is the dryer. This article explains how to prevent dryer fires!

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.