Mold Prevention & Remediation

Learn about the various types of mold, as well as what causes mold to grow, and how it affects your health. Our fully-licensed mold remediation experts also share helpful tips to prevent the growth of mold and mildew in both residential and commercial properties, and emphasize the importance of proper water damage clean up and treatment with non-toxic antimicrobial mold deterrents.

For expert Mold Remediation Services in Albany NY, Worcester MA, Tampa FL, Media PA and the surrounding cities and towns, call us 24 hours a day at 877-MACFAWN.

Common Household Mold & How Your Health Is Affected

Could mold in your home be causing unexplained health issues for you and your family? It’s possible. When mold grows on a surface, the spores are released into the air where they can be easily inhaled. These spores in small amounts may not be harmful, however as the spores grow, mold can cause significant health…
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Water Damage Restoration: Wall & Cavity Drying

The drying process is a critical step in water damage restoration. While traditional drying equipment is designed to remove moisture from the air and surfaces in the affected area, water trapped within the walls and building materials can take much longer to dry, and may lead to mold growth, if the proper steps are not…
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Water Mitigation and Restoration Process

Water restoration can be as simple as vacuuming up water and drying out a room, or it can involve rebuilding entire sections of your home. What Goes Into Water Restoration? Restoring your home to liveable, pre-damage conditions involves water mitigation, decontamination, and drying. In cases of water damage, it’s important to act fast. Standing water…
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Water Damage Dos & Don’t

Water damage can occur for many reasons, from sewer backups, burst pipes and broken hot water heaters to floods, storms and hurricanes. The first step should always be to contact a professional water damage restoration company, but while you’re waiting for the professionals to arrive, consider these water damage dos and don’ts. What to Do…
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Mold: Growth, Causes & Ventilation

Mold is a type of fungus that consists of small organisms found almost everywhere. Mold can be black, white, orange, green or purple. When mold is growing on a surface, spores can be released into the air where they can be easily inhaled. These spores in small amounts may not be harmful, however as the…
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Business Reopening Plans May Call for Mold Remediation

Now that we have passed the fourth stage of reopening in New York State, businesses are opening their doors, schools are looking to get back in session, and commercial workspaces that once sat vacant are welcoming back their employees. As much of the concern is focused around the COVID-19 pandemic and attempting to establish face…
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Mold & Mildew (Not-So-Sweet M&Ms)

Like two siblings who have similar features, mold and mildew have a few matching characteristics: Both are keen on warm, moist areas where they might sprout their homes; They can also each grow on a multitude of surfaces, from food to your shower to a sheet of paper; And, of course, they are both two…
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New Product Alert – Bioesque Solutions

Bioesque Solutions MacFawn Restoration has recently teamed up with Bioesque Solutions to offer a safer botanical alternative during commercial and industrial cleaning, disinfecting and mold remediation projects. A great thing about this line is their ability to use each product simultaneously; avoiding any harmful chemical interactions other harsh toxic products can cause when used together….
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