Moldology

When clients are flooded and/or confronted with mold, we arrive to remediate and resolve the problem. We share our tips for mold cleanup, water damage, smoke damage and other specialized household restoration.


Our New Name: Green Star Eco Services

6/21/2018 - East Tex Eco Services



East-Tex Eco Services has exciting news! We are changing our name to Green Star Eco Services!



Effective July 1, 2018



Our new name, Green Star Eco Services, reflects our stellar, environmentally safe approach to remediation and restoration.



We invoke the “Green Star” approach.  Like most stars, we have 5 main points.




  1. INTEGRITY.  We stand beh...

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    How to Clean Your House Exterior: Call Us for Eco-friendly Restoration

    6/21/2018 - East Tex Eco Services

    Do you find yourself taking a power-washer to your house only to see mold and mildew quickly reappear on the siding, deck or other surfaces? You need something to actually kill the mold and prevent regrowth.



    Did you use bleach? There are a couple of key problems with bleach. First of all, it is not environmentally sensitive and at the very least, could kill some of your plants. Worse, bleach breaks down into an organic matter that mold loves to eat....

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    How HVAC Mistakes Can Lead to Mold Headaches

    4/30/2018 - East Tex Eco Services

    A seemingly perfectly maintained house can develop mold problems without immediate detection due to problems in an HVAC system. If the system was not properly installed or it is improperly operated, ripe conditions can create moisture in the HVAC that allows mold to lurk and grow.



    For this reason, East-Tex Eco Services likes to accompany HVAC companies on seasonal tune-up jobs and other home visits to inspect for mold in A/C ductwork, the plenum, supply boxes and other surrounding areas, such as ceilings and attics.



    We have seen how easily a loose fitting in a system can ...

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    Many Houston Neighborhoods Still Recovering from Harvey

    4/29/2018 - East Tex Eco Services

    It continues to be a long, hard slog for many Houston homeowners trying to emerge from the mess created by the unprecedented flooding from Hurricane Harvey.



    One factor that compounded the woes several months later was rushed restoration work at the outset. To be sure, some of the crews may have been well-intentioned, but they did not perform demolition and rebuilding work with mold abatement in mind. As a result, some Harvey-hit houses now need a pro...

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    How Could a Newly Constructed Home Contain Mold?

    3/27/2018 - East Tex Eco Services

    Is it possible for a newly-built house to have mold? Yes, if any of the building materials were moldy, then a contamination was effectively built into the home.



    We have actually seen this scenario play out. We also know a homeowner who recognized mold on the framing of his house during construction and recently called us in to sanitize the wood before the construction continued.



    The wood in this particular house was dirty in some places and mo...

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