Mold. The word alone can fill you with dread. Unfortunately, it’s a fact of life in most households. And it especially likes to lurk in your bathroom. The best way to avoid mold is to avoid the conditions where it grows in the first place. Luckily, taking some extra care in your bathroom routine and […]
Most think having a mold problem in a home is pretty obvious. Especially when you are able to see patches of black or green mold forming. However, molds can be deceiving. Indoor molds can range in color from white to white-green, gray-green, green and shades of brown.
Mold can grow nearly anywhere. This can mean serious health and safety risks for you, your family, and your pets. Basements are the most commonplace mold can grow in your home without anyone noticing it, especially if the basement is not inspected regularly.
By now, most people realize that having mold in your home can pose a serious threat to your health. While not all forms of mold are toxic, some of those that grow in houses are, especially black mold. Through medical and scientific research, it has been discovered that continuous or long-term exposure to toxic forms […]
As unpleasant as it may be, mold is a fact of life in nearly every indoor environment. However, indoor mold growth can be controlled. Mold needs these conditions before it can begin to grow in a home: Mold spores A food source (wood, drywall, cotton) Darkness (mold can’t grow under ultraviolet light) Warmth (mold can’t grow in […]
The effects of exposure to mold in the home differ from person to person. While you cannot predict the effects of exposure to indoor mold, knowing about it can help you take the right protective measures for you and your loved ones. Allergic reactions indoors come from the inhalation of spores of mold or other […]