Keeping Universities Mold-Free

Keeping Universities Mold-Free Mold can be a problem in any building, but at a university, it can be particularly serious. However, testing buildings for mold, particularly on a large busy campus, can be time-consuming, expensive, and unreliable. Since the best defense against a mold problem is prevention, or at least early diagnosis, a comprehensive maintenance […]

CDC Releases Guidance for Safely Reopening Buildings

CDC Releases Guidance for Safely Reopening Buildings Earlier this summer, the CDC released guidance for reopening buildings that have spent a considerable portion of this year completely shutdown or under reduced operation. As we approach the end of summer, AMRestore would like to highlight some key elements from the document as schools and other buildings […]

Protecting School Libraries from Mold

In 2015, a leaky roof and faulty HVAC system at the Mark Twain House & Museum led to a mold infestation that affected at least 5,000 artifacts, including first editions of the famous author’s books, translations and other documents of interest. The institution was not alone with its condensation control problems. In 2016, the Carnegie […]

Empty Buildings: People Move Out, Mold Moves In

Empty Buildings: People Move Out, Mold Moves In Across the nation, buildings are emptying out. People are staying home in order to promote their own safety as well as the safety of others. During this time, it’s important that building owners and facility managers take the steps necessary to protect their buildings while they are […]

How to Prevent Indoor Mold Growth

How to Prevent Indoor Mold Growth Mold – it’s a word no homeowner, business manager, or landlord ever wants to hear. Mold spores spread fast making an infestation difficult to contain and nearly impossible to eradicate completely. But a mold problem must be dealt with since exposure can cause allergic reactions, asthma, and respiratory illnesses. […]

AMRestore Saves School Materials When Mold Strikes

AMRestore Saves School Materials When Mold Strikes With summertime only a few months away, it’s time to start thinking about how excess temperature and moisture in school buildings work in concert to create an ideal environment for mold to thrive. High humidity, in particular, makes it easy for mold to damage soft goods. A wide […]

Protect Your Valuables from Mold in the Winter Months​

Protect Your Valuables from Mold in the Winter Months Here on the East Coast, winter weather can lead to high humidity levels. Indoors, the humidity combines with warmer temperatures and result in ideal conditions for mold growth. While works of art, antiques, and family heirlooms may seem safe under your roof, they can be susceptible […]