Humidity is defined as the moisture content present in an air mass. Relative humidity is the ratio of the amount of water vapor the air can hold as a specific temperature. The higher the humidity, the higher the chance that condensation can occur. For instance, 100% relative humidity means the air cannot hold any more
As the summer comes to a close, most of us will put our boats and marine equipment in dry-dock until next year. To prevent an unwanted surprise next spring, you should treat everything – every single surface of your marine equipment – with a mold product. Mold can grow on virtually any surface of your
Natural disasters such as hurricanes and tropical storms cause massive damage all around the world every year. Unfortunately, the damage does not stop when the water subsides. After the devastating hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the CDC reported 46% of homes had visible mold growth in them. Mold spores can grow as fast as 24 to 48 hours after exposure to water, so you must act quickly to protect your property.
The heavy winds and rains associated with severe storms can cause plenty of damage to and around your neighborhood, but it is the high waters and flooding that you really ruin your home. Once water is inside your home, drywall and other building materials literally act like the wick of a candle, pulling water from
Heat and humidity are two necessary ingredients to the growth of mold and mildew. That makes most bathrooms the number one spot in the home for mold growth, and the shower curtain tops the list! Most people use some type of plastic liner top protect the rest of the bathroom from splash. The plastic liner
Research suggests that more than 50% of homes have indoor mold. Experts liken the health effects of mold to asbestos for the danger s it poses. Health issues can include everything from itchy eyes and runny noses to serious respiratory ailments and even death. Most homeowners tackle mold problems with bleach. Sadly, bleach isn’t effective