Mold Mildew Difference

What is the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

The difference between mold and mildew is that mold is a fungus while mildew is a plant. Mildew also grows more quickly than mold because it needs less water to grow. Mold will grow in any moist area and does not need light to do so. Mildew prefers moisture from high humidity levels which occur on damp, shaded surfaces. If you notice signs of mold or mildew such as light or dark patches on your home’s surface then contact us for how we can help eradicate them!

Exterior Siding Post Wash

What is House Washing?

House washing is the process of removing mold, mildew, dirt, grime, and oftentimes rust and soot from a home’s exterior surfaces by using a combination of low to moderate water pressure and specialized detergents, algaecides and surfactants. While a house wash can be a DIY project for some, soliciting the help of a house wash professional can streamline the work while ensuring the proper chemicals and pressure is applied to the effected areas. Read more to learn about the most important factors to take into consideration.