What to Do when Plumbing Problems Cause Mold

Have I mentioned that my husband works in homeowners insurance? (He actually has worked in auto and flood insurance, as well, but the homeowners is his true love, and he’s pretty durn good at it!) So over the years I’ve learned a bit about the really BAD things that can make or break your homeowner experience. One of those? MOLD.

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Now, water damage can come from a wide variety of sources in human living spaces, and when it does it requires an immediate response to avoid further damage and deterioration. Water that has escaped from pipes due to plumbing conditions can present different issues depending on where it came from. Each type of problem will need its own specific solution.

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Water that has escaped from the intake lines is generally pretty clean and the most important thing to do will be to control the escaping water and keep it from soaking into the home. If the water comes from the pipes leaving your home, the problem is very different.

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Eco Mold and Mildew Cleaning Products – A Guest Post!

I love to clean. I really do. And I love the end result. But one of my favorite things to have nice and squeaky-clean is the oversized step-down tile shower in our Master Bathroom.

But it’s no easy thing to clean. All the tile, all the grout. It has the potential to get really gross if I don’t keep a handle on it, that’s for sure. And I’ve just been using a bleach bathroom cleaner to do so.

But then the other day I breathed in too much of that cleaner and had a nice little coughing fit. It took me about 10 minutes to regain normal breathing capability. And I’ve gotta be honest, it kinda scared me a little bit!

So when blogger Pheeby Snow contacted me about an article on eco mold and mildew cleaning products, I certainly wanted to know more, and I wanted to share the info with all of you! So, here’s Pheeby!

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Cleaning is a time-consuming activity and it might be quite tiresome, yet it is important not only for the pleasant appearance of your home, but also for your health. This is why it needs to be done regularly and taken quite seriously. I am utterly convinced that everyone has faced the challenge to remove mold and mildew from his or her home. And I say challenge, since these filthy fungi are really difficult to cope with. In the following text I am going to discuss several types of cleaning products and more particularly the most ecologically-friendly ones.

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