Eight Important Things You Need to Know About Mold

Eight Important Things You Need to Know About Mold

According to the EPA, mold is a plant-like type of fungus. Mold obtains its food source from its surroundings, not using photosynthesis. Mold found on bread, fruit, and other edibles appears as green due to its reproductive portion of the organism. If you suspect you...
Radon FAQ’s

Radon FAQ’s

Q: What is radon? A: An odorless, colorless and tasteless naturally occurring radioactive gas that is in the air you breathe and the water you use for drinking, bathing and cooking. At high levels it is a serious health hazard. Radon is the second leading cause of...
Tips to Keep Your Home Mold & Radon Free

Tips to Keep Your Home Mold & Radon Free

Clean the Gutters – Take the time to climb up to the roof and clean out all the leaves and other debris such as moss and algae growth. Gutter clogs lead to water build up at the lowest level. The water runs down the smallest cracks and between seams and travels along...
Finding & Dealing with Mold Issues

Finding & Dealing with Mold Issues

Are you dealing with a mold issue in your home or business? In addition to causing significant property damage, mold can produce allergens and irritants that can cause health effects. Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the...
What is Crawlspace Encapsulation?

What is Crawlspace Encapsulation?

The majority of houses in Williamson County, Davidson County, and the greater Middle Tennessee area have dirt floor crawlspaces. This allows everything from insects, rodents, as well as mold and radon to enter the first floor. The first floor of your home contains 50%...
What is Mold?

What is Mold?

The expansion and contraction of ice on your home can lead to water seeping into unseemly cracks on your roof and in the basement of your home.  Many people leave water damage untreated because it can be difficult to detect.  But water damage left untreated can lead...
What is Radon?

What is Radon?

We all know what mold looks like, but what about radon? What exactly is it? Why is it so harmful? Franklin Environmental Services wants you to be educated about the harmful effects of radon in your home. According to Radon.com, radon is a cancer-causing radioactive...