Not only is mold unsightly, but it’s harmful to our health. While homeowners are typically adamant about ridding their houses of mold, many don’t know where to begin the hunt. Most know there are conditions ideal for mold growth, but not many know those environmental factors are present in certain areas of everyone’s home. In this blog, we’ll discuss the rooms in your home most likely to have mold problems and why. [Read more…] about Rooms in Your Home Most Likely to Have Mold Problems
Invasive mold is an unsightly and hazardous substance, regardless of the color. However, little do most know that the color of the mold can be revealing of its characteristics. Since some molds are inherently more harmful and menacing than others, it’s important to determine the level of concern you should have for the mold in your building. In this blog, we’ll discuss a few of the different mold colors and what they mean. [Read more…] about Different Mold Colors and What They Mean for Your Building
Not only can mold in your home be a costly problem, but it can also be dangerous, particularly when it comes to black mold. Exposure to toxic black mold can cause a wide range of symptoms and health problems, and the longer the exposure goes unnoticed, the more dangerous these symptoms can become. To help keep your family safe, you must first educate yourself on the harmful effects of black mold on your health.
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Winter is going to find you spending time in your home more than ever. From bad weather to holiday guests, you, your family, and your friends will be spending more and more time indoors. Because of this, it’s important that your home is free from toxic mold spores, especially mycotoxin-carrying molds such as black mold. Wintertime is home to several ways your home can become filled with moisture and water damaged materials – a perfect breeding ground for toxic mold and mildew. [Read more…] about Winter Water Damage and Mold Growth
There are several hazardous things that can be in a building, but most come about due to issues with hazardous material, poor construction, or other man-made problems. Today we’re going to talk about a problem that literally grows: black mold. We covered an overview of causes and detection of mold growth in our blog, How to Tell If You Have a Mold Problem. Today we’re going to look specifically at Stachybotrys chartarum or Toxic Black Mold, what it is, what it does, and what to do about it. [Read more…] about Identifying Black Mold and Its Dangers to Your Health
Before you can deal with a mold problem, you’ve got to know you have one. Mold comes in many different forms, but there are many signs and causes that can help you find them. Below are three of the most common ways to find mold growth, from issues that usually lead to mold growth, to health conditions that are caused directly by them. Only after finding the mold, can you start treating the problem. [Read more…] about How to Tell If You Have a Mold Problem