Author Archives: Cecily Van Horn

Funky Mold: How to Prevent It In Your Washing Machine

There’s nothing worse than opening up your front-loading laundry machine and being greeted with a big wiff of a funky mold odor. It makes the dreaded task of doing the laundry that much more unpleasant, right? First let’s look at what causes the problem exactly? Well, it’s due to mold growth when water collects in […]

Beat Fall Mold Allergies With These 10 Tips

Hate to get sick in the fall? Yep, I know I sure do…Yet year after year, I somehow seem to find myself curled up in the fetal position on the couch drowning in a sea of used Kleenex surviving on a diet of chicken noodle soup and tea. Well not this year!! I will be […]

Fight Mold : 5 Natural Essential Oils To Help You

Have you ever wondered if there are any natural ways to help fight mold in your home? Well, we were curious as well so we decided to do some reasearch and we are happy to report there are indeed natural remedies to fight the mold in your home without breaking the bank or using chemicals. […]

Got Water Damage? 4 Tips To Removing Mold

In light of the recent flooding in South Carolina’s lowcountry, we’ve decided to write a blog post on how you can remove mold in your home if you’ve had water damage. Although most mold is relatively easy to remove, you should follow these 4 cleaning tips to be sure you succeed : 1) Drain Out Any Standing […]

Asbestos : 10 Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know

It is a natural mineral that has been used for many different purposes over the years. It was however definitely at the height of it’s popularity during the Industrial Age when it was pretty much found in everything and it was everywhere. Here are 10 interesting facts that might just surprise you and that you’ll want […]