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What Are Mold Mites & How To Get Rid Of Them

When you think of a mold patch in your home, you probably don’t think much of it. Since mold is just a collection of tiny fungal spores, most people just wipe it up without a second thought. When you think of mold growing, you think of the moisture and darkness that mold needs to feed on in order to [...]

What Are Mold Mites & How To Get Rid Of Them2018-05-22T11:41:05-04:00

How To Detect And Kill Mold On Concrete

When you think of mold growth, it is unlike that concrete is the first surface to come to mind. Rather, drywall, wood, or insulation are the more common areas that mold grows. However, mold can still grow on concrete (especially in basements) leading to cosmetic damage and health concerns. Getting rid of mold on concrete is a relatively easy [...]

How To Detect And Kill Mold On Concrete2018-05-21T14:24:12-04:00

What Is Slime Mold?

Slime mold isn’t your typical mold. In fact, it isn’t really mold at all. Nor is it an animal, nor is it a plant, nor is it a fungus. In fact, slime mold isn’t much of anything. Yet, it has some remarkable capabilities that both help it survive and make it particularly interesting to researchers. Slime mold is a [...]

What Is Slime Mold?2018-05-21T14:21:02-04:00

Is Mold In Your Front-Load Washing Machine Harmful?

A while back we did an article on why mold in your dishwasher is dangerous to you and your family’s health. It turns out that the dishwasher isn’t the only home appliance that is a harbor to that dangerous mold. Your washing machine is another perfect habitat for mold. Is it as dangerous as when it’s found in the [...]

Is Mold In Your Front-Load Washing Machine Harmful?2018-05-21T14:16:02-04:00

Mold Exposure During Pregnancy

By now we all know that exposure to mold is never a good thing. Whether it’s the mold on an old piece of bread or a widespread colony of black mold in the basement, we should try to avoid being exposed. However, what if the exposure isn’t to ourselves, but rather a developing baby inside its mother’s belly? As [...]

Mold Exposure During Pregnancy2018-04-05T09:32:38-04:00

What Can Breathing In Mold Do To You?

Mold can grow just about anywhere. It sounds like a nightmare to deal with and in a way it sort of is. If you are a homeowner, finding out that you have mold can be the last piece of news you want to hear. While it isn’t as bad as say, termites, mold can still be destructive. What sets [...]

What Can Breathing In Mold Do To You?2018-04-10T14:49:33-04:00

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% of dishwashers contain dangerous [...]

Can Mold In A Dishwasher Make You Sick?2018-04-05T09:26:28-04:00

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 mentioned, it is also [...]

What Is Torula Mold?2018-03-30T14:36:30-04:00

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 moldy wood looks like. [...]

How Do I Remove Mold From Wood?2018-03-30T14:28:51-04:00