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Can Mold In A Dishwasher Make You Sick?

Would you eat a pile of mold if someone set it down on the table in front of you? Of course not! We all know that mold can make us sick. Besides, it’s nasty and smells bad. Yet, you may be doing just that without even knowing it. According to new research up to 62% [...]

By |2018-04-05T09:26:28+00:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can Mold In A Dishwasher Make You Sick?

Mold In The Attic: FAQ Guide

Finding out that you have mold in your home can be a scary and concerning discovery. You may not know how to get rid of it or may be worried about the potential negative health effects from the airborne spores. Perhaps you are confused about how it got there since your home is newer or [...]

By |2018-04-03T09:27:55+00:00April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Mold In The Attic: FAQ Guide

What Is Torula Mold?

Torula mold is a yeast that has practical uses but can also be pathogenic. One the one hand, this common mold, in its inactive form, can be a flavor enhancer, a starter culture in the production of certain cheeses, and, when dissolved in water, can organically control olive flies in California and Europe. But, as [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:36:30+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is Torula Mold?

How Do I Remove Mold From Wood?

Wood structuring, floors, and flooring in your home have an inviting and homey look, but unfortunately, this type of surface also sucks up and retains water, which makes it a sure bet for eventual mold and mildew growth. Worse yet, discoloration on wood may seem like a natural occurrence, so homeowners may not recognize what [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:28:51+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How Do I Remove Mold From Wood?

Can Mold in Schools Make Children Sick?

The short answer is yes. Schools are no different than households or other buildings. They contain walls, pipes, paneling, ceilings, and floors--all places that mold can develop and spread, especially if moisture is present. What Health Issues Can Mold Cause For School Children? For starters, mold and the accompanying moisture that often goes with it [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:21:25+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can Mold in Schools Make Children Sick?

What is Bipolaris Mold?

Bipolaris mold grows fast and can be found outdoors on grass, on plants and in the soil. Indoors, homeowners may find it on houseplants, spoiled food such as corn or celery, and on water-damaged materials such as carpeting, hardwood floors, or sheetrock. Bipolaris mold is the type of mold that you’ll know is a mold-like [...]

By |2018-03-30T14:16:03+00:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What is Bipolaris Mold?

How To Identify Types Of Mold By Color

Mold is one of the most common non-living organisms visible to the naked eye. All around the world it works to help decompose and recycle old materials. It breaks down trees, leaves, and leftover food products in landfills. Without mold the world would quickly become a giant landfill. Although it is essential, no one wants [...]

By |2018-03-13T10:04:11+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on How To Identify Types Of Mold By Color

Springtime Mold Prevention Tips

Mold Allergies Peak In The Spring. Why Is That? Mold allergies increase in the spring because as temperatures start to increase, good ol’ mold begins to awaken. Before you know it, mold will be all over your grass, and with that development, mold allergy issues begin to increase. Accompanied by pollen, another fun aspect of [...]

By |2018-03-13T09:47:03+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Springtime Mold Prevention Tips

How To Detect Mold Hidden In Your Home

We all know that familiar musky smell of mold. Maybe you’ve been smelling it around your home or maybe you’ve noticed that you are coughing and sneezing more than usual. In homes, hidden mold is often a concerning prospect. Mold is tiny, microscopic to be exact, and can hide nearly anywhere. It lurks in cracks, [...]

By |2018-03-02T15:59:25+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on How To Detect Mold Hidden In Your Home

How to Detect and Kill Mold on Carpet

Can Mold In Carpets Be Dangerous? Mold may not be easily visible on a carpet’s surface, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. And unfortunately, mold is nearly impossible to exterminate. Even if it appears mold has been removed, it’s most likely still there because carpet is porous, and microscopic mold spores can find their [...]

By |2018-03-02T10:54:53+00:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to Detect and Kill Mold on Carpet
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