The Mold Busters Blog

What Kills Mold: DIY vs Professional Solutions
What Kills Mold: DIY vs Professional Solutions

There’s no denying that we live in a DIY world. Thanks to the massive popularity of home remodeling shows, anyone […]

Posted on 18 Mar'20 by

Get Funding for Your Building Renovations from the City of Montreal
Get Funding for Your Building Renovations from the City of Montreal

The City of Montreal is rolling out a new program this April 2020 that will offer financial assistance to rental […]

Posted on 21 Feb'20 by

Mold Busters Voted #1 Mold Remediation Company in Ottawa
Mold Busters Voted #1 Mold Remediation Company in Ottawa

Today we’re delighted to announce that we’ve received the Consumer Choice Award for Ottawa’s top mold remediation company. We’re beyond […]

Posted on 13 Feb'20 by

Painting Over Mold: Is It a Good Idea?
Painting Over Mold: Is It a Good Idea?

Have you noticed unsightly, dangerous mold growing in your home? If so, it’s human nature to want to cover it […]

Posted on 07 Jan'20 by

The Risks of Marijuana Grow Houses
The Risks of Marijuana Grow Houses

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, it is possible to grow marijuana in your own home in most provinces […]

Posted on 16 Aug'19 by

How to Identify and Remove Powdery Mildew
How to Identify and Remove Powdery Mildew

Since the dawn of civilization, the practice of growing and cultivating plants has played a major role in people’s lives. […]

Posted on 12 Dec'18 by

How a Mold Buster Dealt with his Landlord
How a Mold Buster Dealt with his Landlord

The end of March seemed like a perfect time to get away from Ottawa—even for just a few days. The […]

Posted on 23 Aug'18 by

Interview with Maegan Ong
Interview with Maegan Ong

After winning our summer semester’s scholarship, Maegan Ong has agreed to answer few questions we had for her. We hope […]

Posted on 24 May'18 by

24 Sources of Formaldehyde in Your Home
24 Sources of Formaldehyde in Your Home

Formaldehyde is an organic compound that is commonly found all around us. It is used for product manufacturing in various […]

Posted on 22 Feb'18 by

How Your Carpet Could Be Making You Sick
How Your Carpet Could Be Making You Sick

Carpets can make your home look more tidy and appealing. With a variety of colour options, pile heights and patterns, […]

Posted on 22 Jan'18 by

Interview With Renay Cormier
Interview With Renay Cormier

After winning our winter semester’s scholarship, Renay Cormier has agreed to answer few questions we had for her. We hope […]

Posted on 18 Jan'18 by

Mold Busters Scholarship Winners
Mold Busters Scholarship Winners

This is the place where Mold Busters will be announcing the winners of our Essay-Writing Scholarship! We originally launched our […]

Posted on 29 Dec'17 by

Dos and Don’ts of Duct Cleaning
Dos and Don’ts of Duct Cleaning

It goes without saying that indoor air quality (IAQ) is an extremely important part of a healthy and comfortable environment. […]

Posted on 05 Dec'17 by

Mold Buster’s Participation in Mold, Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Workshop
Mold Buster’s Participation in Mold, Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Workshop

On Tuesday October 5, 2017, Mold Busters participated in the EMSL Laboratories’ workshop on Mold, Indoor Air Quality and Industrial […]

Posted on 25 Oct'17 by

Mold Busters opens office in Manila, Philippines for Toxic Mold Inspection – Get Rid of Black Mold
Mold Busters opens office in Manila, Philippines for Toxic Mold Inspection – Get Rid of Black Mold

Mold busters has established itself as a leader in environmental assessments, toxic mold inspection, and remediation in Canada since 2005. […]

Posted on 13 Apr'17 by

Signs Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier
Signs Your Home Needs a Dehumidifier

Due to health reasons, proper humidity levels must be maintained in your home to prevent mold growth. Too much moisture […]

Posted on 08 Apr'16 by

How to Prevent Moisture in Your Storage Unit
How to Prevent Moisture in Your Storage Unit

Did you know that indoor humidity, or relative humidity (RH), in your home should be between 30% and 50%? Not […]

Posted on 05 Nov'15 by

Mold Busters Asia Expansion: Singapore, Malaysia and…Philippines!
Mold Busters Asia Expansion: Singapore, Malaysia and…Philippines!

Just as the cool, brisk Canadian weather started to make itself known once again, a strategic trip to the tropical […]

Posted on 28 Oct'15 by

Non-Toxic Bathroom Cleaning Tips
Non-Toxic Bathroom Cleaning Tips

Your bathroom should be a sanctuary, not a haven for bacteria, viruses and fungi. Despite this, terrifying microorganisms like black […]

Posted on 31 Jul'15 by

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bathroom Renovations
The Do’s and Don’ts of Bathroom Renovations

You might envision a dreamy oasis, complete with a claw-foot bathtub, spotless countertops and sparkling grout, but keep in mind […]

Posted on 20 Mar'15 by

What to Look for in a Landlord
What to Look for in a Landlord

So often we hear how landlords should carefully screen and select their tenants, but we hear little about the need […]

Posted on 11 Feb'15 by

How to Reduce Humidity in Your Home This Summer
How to Reduce Humidity in Your Home This Summer

Now that we’re in the midst of summer, surely you’re hearing all about the humidity—outdoors and in—and surely you know […]

Posted on 21 Jul'14 by

Serbia Floods: The Damage, How We Can Help
Serbia Floods: The Damage, How We Can Help

Last week, water from the Sava River washed out homes, schools, roads and arable land across the Balkans. Flood waters […]

Posted on 30 May'14 by