Fall Home Maintenance: Prepare Your South Jersey Home

fall home maintenance

Fall Home Maintenance: It Is The Perfect Time Fall and back to school season is approaching faster than you can say “summer.” This time of year is certainly dreadful for most K-12 students. However, the turn of the season is always a good time for some fall home maintenance. As summer comes to an end, … Read more

Summer Dehumidification – Humidity Control & Mold Prevention During South Jersey Summers

June marks the start of summer in South Jersey. This is the perfect time to assess your home for any moisture control opportunities in preparation for the summer humidity to come. South Jersey summers are especially damp and humid, which can be the perfect environment for problems like mold. If you know your home tends … Read more

Could An Ants be a Sign of Mold Growth & Water Damage in Your South Jersey Home?

The ants opening these cracks in your home in a time of increased moisture creates the perfect environment for mold to grow. You may think your home is secure, but even the tiniest opening can be a warm welcome for these pests. In these times of higher moisture levels, preventative methods such as pesticides and … Read more

Do I Have A Mold Problem In My South Jersey Home?

Mold growth needs be actively removed in a timely manner, and the moisture source needs to be properly addressed. Mold problems and moisture issues won’t fix themselves. Actually, unaddressed mold and moisture will only worsen with time and spread to previously clean areas. It is important for South Jersey property owners to conduct regular maintenance … Read more

Roof Leaks & Mold Growth – How Does Roof Damage Contribute To Mold Growth?

Owning a home is a labor of love. Whether it is a minor repair here, some chipped paint there or a more serious maintenance project, it all has be done… eventually. I know, I know, you “…will take care of it next weekend.” While it is just fine to procrastinate on some, minor, household repairs and … Read more

The Most Common Crawl Space Issues That Cause Mold Growth & Water Damage in South Jersey Buildings

With the local high water table and close proximity to the Jersey Shore, South Jersey crawl spaces are especially vulnerable to water damage and mold. Some of the most common crawl space issues that cause mold include: high humidity, ground water vapors, ground seepage, flooding, leaky foundation walls, poor air circulation and condensation. What Causes … Read more

Foundation Problems Lead to Moisture Buildup and Indoor Mold Growth

Homeownership is fun and exciting, but it also means a great deal of responsibility– one of those responsibilities being home maintenance. As all New Jersey homeowners know, home maintenance can be tedious, possibly frustrating and potentially expensive over time. However, it has to be done in order to ensure a safe, healthy and comfortable environment for … Read more

Summer Home Maintenance in South Jersey

Summer Home Maintenance: Getting Your House Ready For Summer It’s finally summer here in South Jersey!  There are many fun things to look forward to over the summer. Pool parties, barbecues, and warm weather are just a few of the things that come to mind. Summer, like every other season, demands house preparation. Your South … Read more

Ants In Your Home Could Be A Sign Of Water Intrusion

Could Ants In Your Home Be A Sign Of Water Intrusion & Mold? As homeowners, we sometimes have to deal with pests such as ants entering our homes. We often view these pests as a minor inconvenience to be dealt with by an exterminator. However, did you know that ants intruding on your property could … Read more

Storm Damage From Springtime Rainfall

Spring Rainfall Can Lead To Home Storm Damage We’ve all heard the old saying – “April showers bring May flowers.” Having experienced quite a few springtime storms here in South Jersey over the past few weeks, this saying resonates deeply. This is to be expected, as springtime in South Jersey usually does bring a lot … Read more

Improving Indoor Air Quality During Allergy Season

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality This Allergy Season We are currently entering into allergy season here in South Jersey. With so many people affected during this time of year, it is extremely important to be aware of the air quality inside your home. While you may not be able to control the conditions outdoors, … Read more

Winter To Spring Home Preparation

Spring has sprung yet again here in South Jersey. Longtime residents of the area know how tumultuous the weather can be this time of year as we transition from winter to spring. This time of year is known for “spring cleaning” and it’s a great time to catch up on some home maintenance you may … Read more

Prevent Mold On Basement Or Crawl Space Floor Joists

Protect Your Basement or Crawl Space Floor Joists From Mold  We all know that basements and crawl spaces can be known for their dank, musty environments. This not only affects the atmosphere of the space, but the building materials within the space as well. Poor air circulation along with excessive humidity or moisture turns basements … Read more

Home Maintenance: New Year, New You!

We all have our New Year’s resolutions. With 2020 coming to an end (finally,) many of us are starting to think about what those resolutions may be. A healthier lifestyle, mindset, and home maintenance routine are common topics that many people want to focus on. Home maintenance is a year-round routine that you should be … Read more

Found Mold While Prepping For The Holidays?

Finding Mold During Holiday Prep Regardless of what holidays you celebrate, the 2020 holiday season will be looking a little different this year. The holidays are right around the corner with just a few weeks to spare! With everything that has happened this year, we know everyone is looking forward to a little holiday cheer. … Read more

Avoid Kitchen Mold This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is sneaking up on us fast! This year more than ever, we need to be grateful for all that we have. With less than a week left, it is important to keep your home, especially your kitchen, in tip top shape. During Thanksgiving, the kitchen is an especially high traffic area. There will be … Read more

Tips For Preventing Crawl Space Mold

Here at Mastertech, we receive a lot of inquiries about crawl space mold and how to prevent it. Areas like the crawl space can be easily overlooked. It can be as simple as taking a moment to check your foundation walls, or even checking the insulation in your crawl space to ensure that everything is … Read more

Winter Home Preparation

Winter is just around the corner for us here in South Jersey. While last winter was rather mild, it seems that Jack Frost is already nipping at our noses in early November! As South Jerseyans, we all know how unpredictable the weather can be around this time of year. One day it’s a breezy 55º, … Read more

Air Quality Improvement For South Jersey Homeowners

Indoor Air Quality Affects Everyone Indoor air quality may not be something that everyone keeps in the front of their minds when it comes to home maintenance. Understandably, it can easily be overlooked. You want your home to be safe, clean, and comfortable for you and your family, right down to the very air that … Read more

Seasonal Home Maintenance

Seasonal Home Maintenance During Fall  Fall is the perfect time of year to get some home maintenance done. It is neither too hot nor too cold, so it is great for both indoor and outdoor seasonal home maintenance. It may be the last chance you get to accomplish certain tasks before winter creeps in and … Read more

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