18 Jan

Mold in the Attic – What to Do

Mold in the attic is often not discovered until it has spread extensively, usually over months and even years of first starting. Mold isn’t just a health concern but also points to underlying issues some of which can undermine the structural integrity of your home. Common causes of mold include leaking roof, ice dams on the roof, poorly ventilated attic, improper venting into the attic and damaged or ill-installed insulation among other causes.

Aside from dealing with the actual mold in the attic in Toronto, you also need to fix the issue that brought it on in the first place. Read More

07 Jan

Common Causes of Mold in the Attic

Common Causes of Mold in the Attic

Most people assume that mold only occurs in the bathroom or basement until they head into the attic only to gasp at the state of mold in the space. Mold, especially if extensive is unsightly but this isn’t just an aesthetic issue.

Exposure to spores from the mold when inhaled can cause various health issues including headaches, coughing, respiratory problems, trigger allergic reactions or cause digestive issues among other problems. Health risks aside, it is important to point out that not all mold in the attic is toxic. Apart from the possible health issues (or lack thereof) mold indicates underlying issues that need to be resolved as soon as possible. Read More

02 Nov

How to Get Rid of Squirrels in The Attic

squirrel building a nest in the attic

When you think of a squirrel, you might think it is adorable in all it’s fluffy tailed cuteness. However, if you happen to discover one in your attic, it might not appear so cute anymore. Squirrels can wreak havoc in your attic by damaging insulation, wiring, and support beams. The sound of a squirrel tearing up your attic can drive you insane. Removing squirrels should be your top priority. Read More

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