As the siding on your home is exposed to moisture over time, mold and mildew growth can occur – especially in shady spots. If water gets under the siding and doesn't drain properly, this can lead to an enormous amount of damage to your home's exterior. Not to mention, mold and mildew in your walls can pose a health risk to your family. Luckily, there are siding mold prevention steps you can take to prevent these issues. First and foremost, having your siding installed by an experienced, knowledgeable professional … [Read more...] about Siding Mold Prevention: Why Proper Installation Is Key
Have you noticed leaks around one or more of the windows in your home or business, especially during a heavy or wind-driven rain? When facing a situation like this, window leak repair caulking may come to your mind as a simple solution. However, while this may seem to work for a while, this probably isn't a full fix, meaning the issue will likely return eventually. In today's post, we'll explain why simply re-caulking leaky windows generally isn't the right approach to protect your structure from water damage. Why … [Read more...] about Why Window Leak Repair Caulking Doesn’t Work
Artificial stucco, or EIFS, is a product used on home exteriors throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the northeast. However, many homeowners encounter synthetic stucco problems resulting from improper installation or the properties of the material. In today's post, we discuss common EIFS construction problems that can damage your home. The stucco remediation team from Ai Restoration can help fix problems caused by moisture damage and mold. Damage to Wood EIFS stucco's makeup makes it desirable for energy … [Read more...] about Artificial Stucco (EIFS) Construction Problems
All homeowners hope that if an issue occurs with their home, their insurance will cover the cost. The truth of the matter is, that’s not always the case. The answer lies with the source of the mold. If your home has suffered mold damage, you may be wondering, “Is mold remediation covered by homeowner's insurance?” Ask the experts: Is Mold Remediation Covered by Homeowner’s Insurance? Unfortunately, this is not a simple yes or no question. The more important question is, what caused the mold? If you call your … [Read more...] about Is Mold Remediation Covered by Homeowners Insurance?