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Mold buildup underneath the surface of a standard apartment wall.

The Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your Apartment

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Mold and mildew are caused by fungi that are found both indoors and outdoors. read more

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Dealing with a Bathroom that Smells like Mildew

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When you think about the bathroom in your home, you (hopefully) like to think about it as an escape, or a temporary oasis where you can take a bubble bath, a long shower, or groom yourself at the end of a long day. Unfortunately, that spa-like oasis feel can quickly go away when your bathroom […] read more

How to Safely Remove Mold and Mildew

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It’s important that you remove mold and mildew from your apartment as soon as you notice it. Mold and mildew grow where there’s moisture, such as in a bathroom or kitchen area. Everyday activities can lead to the growth of mold and mildew, such as spilling water on the carpet that doesn’t dry immediately. Whatever […] read more

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Rental Laws: 4 Signs of an Uninhabitable Apartment

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Rental laws often site that an apartment should be “habitable and in reasonable repair.” Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law defines habitable as: suitable and fit for a person to live in: free of defects that endanger the health and safety of occupants. There are obvious signs to look for but what about the subtle signs that […] read more

3 Benefits of an Air Purifier

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You’ve no doubt seen or heard at least one commercial advertising air purifiers. Many people did not grow up using one, and often don’t give it a second though. However, once you realize the benefits of owning and using an air purifier, it might be your next major purchase. Here are 3 benefits of an […] read more

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8 Tips to Eliminate Odors

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You’ll want to clean your apartment on a regular basis in order to eliminate odors. Depending on your neighborhood and the climate where you live, it might not be an option to just throw open the windows and doors to air the place out. There are also a number of problem spots that you can […] read more

Eliminating Mold Using Household Cleaners

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Mold spores are everywhere, but fortunately, moldy surfaces can be cleaned and disinfected using household cleaners. Mold and mildew are typically found growing where moisture, warmth and poor air circulation are present, so checking those areas will help you to locate mold. Step One: Take the Surface Into Consideration Whether you can clean the mold depends […] read more

Cheap and Natural Mold and Mildew Removal

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Mold and mildew removal is a household chore that often times leads to purchasing household cleaning supplies that do not live up to your expectations, and which are expensive and harsh on you and the environment. You can save time, and money, and stay green by making natural mold and mildew removers yourself. The Vinegar Solution for Mold and Mildew Problems […] read more

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How to Spot Mold in Your New Apartment

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Mold can be one of the biggest problems facing renters: it can cause a variety of health problems and property damage. If a mold problem isn’t addressed, it’s easy for health problems to become severe. When you’re considering a new apartment, it’s crucial to check for any signs of mold first, rather than counting on […] read more