Did you know that there may be hidden mold in your house and not even realize it’s there? Most people think that mold is visible and only is where you can see it, on the surface. However, more often than not mold growth occurs from… Read More »Mold Growth: About Where & How Mold Grows
Most often, mold testing requests come from people wondering if they have a mold problem because there are no visible signs of mold growth, yet they have a gut feeling something is wrong. They may be experiencing things like strange odors, mustiness, frequent illnesses, headaches &… Read More »Mold: To Test or Not to Test
Thinking about hiring a mold removal specialist to handle a mold problem is probably a worry about how much it will cost. You may consider trying to remove it yourself. If you have respiratory issues, this could be a huge health risk. However, the cost… Read More »The Health Costs of Mold
Looking at news articles about mold infestations in institutional buildings like hospitals and universities can be alarming. People have died from health conditions that worsened due to mold exposure. Yet, many people don’t know the optimal conditions for mold growth. Understanding where mold likes to… Read More »What are Optimal Conditions for Mold Growth?
Some people believe that bricks are a mold-proof building item, but this is not the case. Although bricks are not that porous and don’t have the organic matter necessary for mold to feed, they can develop mold issues. This is because of other materials that… Read More »Mold Doesn’t Grow on Bricks? Not True.
I was scrolling through the internet yesterday, and I saw an article about mold growing in water bottles. It reminded me of how many places mold grows that we don’t think about. Understanding some of the less obvious places molds can grow helps to be… Read More »5 Wacky Places Mold Grows
Many people don’t take mold growth seriously, and in Jackson, Mississippi, they are paying the consequences. Unfortunately, in this case, the library did take the mold infestation seriously. But they weren’t able to relocate soon enough to save anything. Now, the entire book collection is… Read More »Mold Infestation: Charles Tisdale Library
All areas of the home are susceptible to mold growth because mold spores are practically everywhere. They come in on the shoes and clothing of people entering and leaving the house, but they don’t have to turn into a problem mold situation. As long as… Read More »5 Areas that are Susceptible to Mold Growth