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BioSweep SouthEast Blog

7 Signs That Your Home's Humidity Levels Are Too High

Posted by Gabriela Jager on

If you live in Charleston, South Carolina, you know that summers are hot and humid. Extreme temperatures and high humidity levels can make your HVAC system work overtime. A system that is working properly is able to cool your home despite the rising temperatures outside and reduce the indoor humidity to appropriate levels. So what are some signs that the system is not working to optimal levels? And what are the optimal humidity levels?

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Topics: mold removal Charleston SC, mold allergy, indoor air quality, air quality testing, building maintenance, building repair, air duct cleaning, air vent cleaning, dehumidification service

DIY Mold Test vs. Air Quality Test - What's the difference?

Posted by Gabriela Jager on

You can buy a DIY mold kit at lowes or online these days, so we often get asked the question: what is the difference between a DIY mold test and an air quality test from a professional company? Here is the answer...

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Topics: mold remediation Charleston SC, mold removal Charleston SC, mold allergies, test for mold, air samples, mold test, air quality testing, indoor air allergies

Help! I think I have black mold in my house

Posted by Gabriela Jager on


MOLD has been around since the beginning of time and is a natural component of life on earth... so why has it become such a big issue recently? As the trend to build houses that are more "energy-efficient" has increased, we have created homes with sealed openings to keep conditioned air inside and outside air out. The problem is that any moisture generated or leaking inside is trapped there, providing ideal conditions for mold. Modern construction methods and materials like drywall and particleboard are perfect breeding grounds for mold, whereas older building materials such as concrete and plaster, have a greater resistance to mold growth. Lastly, increased weather disasters such as hurricanes have led to millions of dollars in damage from mold growing in flooded homes, when the proper procedures are not taken to really remove the damaged materials and dry out any wet construction materials and standing water.

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Topics: mold removal Charleston SC

Welcome to BioSweep

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Why choose BIOSWEEP®?

One of the top reasons why our clients continually refer us to their families, friends, and neighbors is because all of our work comes with a 100% guarantee. Our work is not done until you are 100% satisfied. We collaborate with homeowners and property managers to create a positive work experience. 

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Topics: mold removal Charleston SC