Window "Sweat" in Winter Can Cause Mould - Amity Environmental - Calgary Mould Removal Experts

Window “Sweat” in Winter Can Cause Mould

Posted on December 08, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Have you ever noticed water drops on your windows during winter? What about delicate drawings left by Jack Frost? Many Canadians struggle with condensation on their windows during the cold months, but it’s important to find a way to overcome this challenge — otherwise your home may be at an increased risk for mould. Why
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Where Can Mould Hide? - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Where Can Mould Hide?

Posted on November 22, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

There are some places that, for better or for worse, homeowners aren’t surprised to find mould. If your basement floods, it won’t surprise anyone if the drywall begins to mould. We also talk a lot about mould being caused by hang drying clothing, showering without a fan, and cooking without an exhaust hood. It’s not
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How Can you Control Humidity and Prevent Mould? - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

How Can you Control Humidity and Prevent Mould?

Posted on November 08, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Though people have spanned the globe from Nunavut to Australia, it’s fair to say that, on average, people have a fairly consistent idea of comfortable. Most people enjoy temperatures ranging from highs of 25°C down to lows of 5°C. They want to live in some sort of shelter that keeps the rain and snow off
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Just Killing Mould Isn’t the Answer - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Just Killing Mould Isn’t the Answer

Posted on October 15, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

We write a lot about DIY mould removal myths. Commonly we’ll talk about how bleaching mould won’t work. However, we realized that this may be a bit confusing for some homeowners. After all, while bleach isn’t a particularly good fungicide, it does usually do the trick and kill the surface mould. But there’s the problem:
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Preventing Mould Growth Over the Cold Months - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Preventing Mould Growth Over the Cold Months

Posted on October 08, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

While the hot summer months bring the most precipitation to Calgary, that doesn’t mean that you don’t need to worry about mould during the winter. It’s true that the constant heat from the furnace tends to leave Canadian homes extremely dry, but not all rooms are going to give you a nosebleed. Regardless of whether
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3 Mould Myths to be Wary Of - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Calgary

3 Mould Myths to be Wary Of

Posted on September 25, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

When it comes to mould, there are a lot of misconceptions floating around. Some of these myths are harmless, but some of them can lead to a lot of problems. Here are some of the most common myths, and what you need to know. Only Black Mould is Dangerous. We can only assume this myth
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How Proper Ventilation Can Prevent Mould in Your Basement - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

How Proper Ventilation Can Prevent Mould in Your Basement

Posted on September 01, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Whenever you’re reading about any renovation or product that’s designed to help prevent mould, the best place to start is with the mould basics — what does mould need to survive and how does this change prevent mould from acquiring one of these base needs? While fungi, like mushrooms and mould, may look a lot
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Mould in Your Bathroom? - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Mould in Your Bathroom?

Posted on August 21, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Even in Alberta, where the climate is quite dry, most bathrooms have a high enough humidity level to support mould just from the family showering and bathing daily. It’s important for homeowners to watch for any mould growth in their home, because mould becomes significantly more difficult and expensive to remove as it becomes more
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Invest in Insulation to Avoid Mould - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Invest in Insulation to Avoid Mould

Posted on August 14, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Many Canadians are used to seeing condensation on their windows or walls during the winter. Frost on door windows is especially common. But what causes this condensation to form? And can it be more problematic than it first seems? Water in air condenses easily from a gas into a liquid when exposed to a cold
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Can Sewage and Water Backups Cause Mould in Your Basement? - Amity Environmental - Mold Removal Experts

Can Sewage and Water Backups Cause Mould in Your Basement?

Posted on August 01, 2017 by in Mold | Comments (0)

Coming home to find that your plumbing has backed up and your house is slowly filling with water or sewage is a literal nightmare. This situation is dangerous for multiple reasons — sewage carries bacteria and viruses that can make people very sick and rising water levels can short circuit your wiring. Unfortunately, the problems
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