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
Toxic Black Mold
When you discover mold in your home, a natural reaction is to want to get rid of it due to its negative effects on your health. However, when people think of mold abatement, they often believe remediation and removal are one and the same. Not only are the two different, but their application depends on the unique mold scenario. In this blog, we will explain the differences between mold remediation vs. mold removal, and when it’s best to use them. [Read more…] about Mold Remediation vs. Mold Removal: The Right Choice for You
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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While many home hazards are due to a choice of construction materials, mold stands alone as a biological hazard that can grow in your home. It’s important to know how to detect the right environment for mold growth, and finding the mold that may reside in your home. Below are some of the common culprits when it comes to dangerous mold, also known as “toxic mold” for the production of mycotoxins (chemicals dangerous to people and animals in their spores). [Read more…] about Five Molds to Look Out For in Your Home
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