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There’s condensation on my windows. Should I be worried about mold?

We’ve all experienced seeing windows fog up, but should you be worried about that window condensation? Many times in the summer when it’s hot and humid outside you’ll run the air conditioning.

Mold on a foggy Window

 

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The snow is here, and winter is right around the corner, are you venting excess moisture in your home?

Did you know that on average, a four-person family can produce over 20 pints of moisture per day just by washing clothes, cleaning dishes, showering and even breathing? Add to this problem closing all the windows and not venting moisture, and you have created a living baggie.

Mother and kids doing laundry moisture in the home

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Summer is mold season, with all the wet weather, is your home ready for Fall and must we say…WINTER?

When you think of summertime you think about sun, cookouts, and vacations. But it’s also mold season. That’s right! The chances of mold growth in your home increase in the summer months due to warm weather and of course rain.

Mold hidden behind wallpaper

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It’s the 2nd wettest year on record in Minnesota, Do you know how to check for mold and wet walls in your home?

With this year being one of the snowiest and rainiest on record in Minnesota, it goes without saying there’s a chance you might have some dampness in your basement. Heavy rains, water tables, and runoff can all contribute to moisture and if this is something you’re experiencing with your basement, its a perfect set up for mold growth.

Women shocked at mold on the wall of basement

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Alan Powell talks with WCCO on How To Keep Water From Entering Your Basement

Our own Alan Powell talked with WCCO this week about how the spring thaw is affecting basement flooding. Check it out!

 

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s been a busy season for experts who find and treat flooded basements, and pretty soon, they’ll be busy helping affected homeowners prevent the water from coming back.

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