Rashes From Mold and 5 Other Surprising Symptoms of Mold Poisoning

That aggravating rash seems to come and go, so you think about changing bath soap or laundry detergent. The kids blow their runny noses and rub their itchy eyes, but you blame the high pollen count. It’s easy to mistake mold symptoms in adults and children as simple allergies. Are you overlooking possible toxic mold […]

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How to Get Rid of Mold Mites: A Definitive Guide

When you clean up mold around your home, you’re dealing with a microorganism. It’s unhealthy stuff, and you’re glad to get rid of it. Once you’re done, you probably don’t give it a second thought. Did you know that fungal growth anywhere in the house serves up an invitation to mold eating bugs? Even the […]

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How to Check for Mold In Your House: 5 Important Areas to Inspect

Winter is on its way out, and spring is just about here. While the spring warmth and sun is a welcome change, it also comes with a hidden threat: mold. In the damp environment of locations like Chicago and its surrounding suburbs, humidity from the winter can build up in certain parts of the home, […]

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How to Get Rid of Mold in Your Crawl Space

If you have mold in your crawl space, you’re probably wondering what to do about the musty smell and the possible health concerns. Don’t worry – ServiceMaster Restoration by Zaba is here to help. We have more than 85 years of combined experience in the restoration industry, and we help Chicago-area customers get rid of […]

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Mold in the Closet? Here’s How to Get Rid of It for Good

A hacking cough, chronic fatigue, and red, itchy eyes might be a sign of a hidden culprit: mold growing in your closet. Toxic black mold thrives in dark, damp areas, releasing spores as it feeds on materials found in drywall, carpet, paper, cardboard, or fabric. Breathing in these spores can cause symptoms you might mistake […]

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Black Mold Test Kits: What to Look For and What to Avoid

You don’t want to take any chances. You know you have a problem, but you can’t be sure about its type. Before you gave it the bleach test, you were sure it was mold and not just harmless mildew. Now, you want to find out exactly what you’re dealing with. You need to know if the […]

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How to Get Rid of Black Mold in Your Bathroom

Keeping every room clean is an important job, and you do it with pride. It helps make the house your home. You take care to keep everything fresh, so tackling an occasional mold outbreak in the bathroom is just another chore. That ordinary routine sets off alarms when you encounter a dark, slimy growth that […]

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