Mold In Your Rental!

What Renters Need To Know About Mold!: One of the top 5 complaints of renters is black mold. Know your rights and obligations! If you find mold in your apartment or rental home and are not sure what to do, this article provides you with helpful information on how to address this problem with your landlord.

Earlier this month, there was a news story about a couple who were experiencing health problems because of the mold problems in their apartment. One of the goals of First Call Restoration is to inform and educate consumers in our service area about mold. Based on a tenant review website, the five most common complaints […]

Got Mold? Be Calm!

Got Mold? Be Calm! - Finding mold in your home or business can create stress. Don't worry. Don't panic. In this article we explain what you should and should not do if you find mold. Pay particular attention to the list of 6 things you definitely DO NOT want to do if you find mold!

Finding mold in your home or business can create stress. Don’t worry. Don’t panic. In this article we explain what you should and should not do if you find mold. Pay particular attention to the list of 6 things you definitely DO NOT want to do if you find mold!

DIY Mold Removal Challenges!

DIY Mold Removal Challenges!

It is certainly tempting to grab an all-purpose cleaner and a roll of paper towels when you spot mold in your home or office. You must resist this temptation! Skip the DIY cleaning attempt and lean on the experts for a thorough and safe mold removal. Here’s why.

What is Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome?

1 Out Of 4 People Have A Genetic Predisposition to Mold Illness!

One of the questions we are often asked is why do some people get sick from mold and other’s do not? The answer is based on genes. Did you know that 25% of people are genetically pre-disposed to mold illness? This article explains why, citing scientific research, including a list of 37 symptoms!

Water Damage and Mold!

Water Damage and Mold

Don’t Take A Chance – Here Are 9 Reasons You Should Always Use A Professional To Clean Up Water Damage and Mold!   During this time of year, we get lots of calls for water damage because of frozen pipes. One of the key ways to avoid frozen pipes is to add extra insulation. First […]

The Importance Of Indoor Air Quality!

How Important Is Indoor Air Quality?: Most people are unaware that their indoor air could be polluted. This is a topic of particular importance because we spend more time indoors during the winter months. In fact, we spend 90% of our time indoors. This article explains what causes bad air, how to determine if it is causing health concerns, and what actions you can take. Be sure to check out our bonus section on Christmas Tree Syndrome--causes and what you can do about it--because 1 in 3 people suffer hay fever like symptoms soon after putting up their tree.

Indoor Air Quality and Your Health!   With Covid and the fact that people are spending more time indoors, indoor air quality has become a critical issue. Covid is not the only indoor air quality concern you should have. On December 29th, 2020, we sent out an email to our followers about the top culprits […]

Killing Mold Is Not The Answer!

Bleach and Mold

Top 3 Reasons Not To Use Bleach To Get Rid of Mold! “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spores, the source and secondary contamination must be removed.” (MOLD INDOORS: Killing it is Not Enough) First […]

DIY Mold Remediation – Why It’s Not Recommended

  DIY Mold Remediation – Why It’s Not Recommended   DIY mold removal attempts are highly inefficient and can make the situation worse. In this article learn why DIY Mold Remediation is not a good idea. The only instance in which these attempts to remove mold have any potential to work is when one recognizes […]

10 Scary Facts About Mold!

10 Scary Facts About Mold! - First Call Restoration take the scare out of mold removal because we are experts serving the residents of the Southeast New York in New York. For all your mold removal needs, call (845) 442-6714!

Ten Reasons Mold Is Spooky!   Happy Halloween to all of our loyal readers. First Call Restoration looks forward to serving you. Please call, (845) 442-6714, or e-mail us if you have questions or concerns about mold or your indoor air quality. In the spirit of the Halloween season, listed below are the top 10 […]