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What Is Christmas Tree Syndrome And Can It Make You Sick?

Can Christmas Tree Syndrome Make You Sick? Because they're not in our homes for very long, we often ignore the fact that Christmas trees are a source of mold. A mold-infested tree is known as "Christmas Tree Syndrome." With approximately 13% of Americans suffering from some kind of mold allergy at any given time of the year and some [...]

What Is Christmas Tree Syndrome And Can It Make You Sick?2018-01-15T11:09:10-05:00

$35 Million Dehumidifier Is Used To Battle Mold On One Of New Jersey’s Biggest Bridges

Mold can grow anywhere — even on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. That could spell danger for drivers if it goes unchecked. Operators of the bridge put a $35 million dehumidification system into operation in October 2017 designed to protect bridges. The problem? Humid air. When it reaches the steel cables that support one of the world's largest suspension bridges [...]

$35 Million Dehumidifier Is Used To Battle Mold On One Of New Jersey’s Biggest Bridges2017-12-11T09:32:56-05:00

What Is Aspergillus Mold In Your Home & Should You Be Concerned?

Aspergillus Mold: What You Need To Know There are over 200 types of Aspergillus mold, and they are common invaders from the arctic regions all the way to the tropics. And yes, Aspergillus is of disrupting your everyday life by damaging your health and your home. Aspergillus thrives in oxygen-rich environments, and you can find it on everything from [...]

What Is Aspergillus Mold In Your Home & Should You Be Concerned?2017-12-04T09:58:07-05:00

What Is Pink Mold & How To Find & Prevent It

There are over 100,000 different types of mold, and with that many strains, it’s a given they won’t all look the same. Despite this, when we think of mold, we mostly visualize it as black in color, but pink mold also exists — it is quite common and equally detrimental to health and home. What Is Pink Mold? Pink [...]

What Is Pink Mold & How To Find & Prevent It2017-11-27T10:14:47-05:00

Should You Stay In Your Home During Mold Remediation?

So you have mold, and you've called in a mold remediation specialist to remove it. Can you stay your home to while they work or will you have to decamp to a hotel? Expert opinions vary. The Dangers of Mold A mold-infested home is a ticking time bomb. The longer it goes unchecked, the greater the likelihood of illness [...]

Should You Stay In Your Home During Mold Remediation?2017-11-19T12:16:04-05:00

Do Your Children’s Toys Have Mold & How To Make Sure They’re Safe?

Spotting Mold In Children's Toys Those plastic toys children put in their mouths can sometimes collect mold. There are several videos on YouTube showing footage of how potentially harmful mold can infest and lurk inside children’s rubber toys without anyone realizing it's there. https://youtu.be/MlQJ3saQ66I How does mold infiltrate a child’s toy? Mold proliferates in a child's toy just [...]

Do Your Children’s Toys Have Mold & How To Make Sure They’re Safe?2017-11-11T10:13:10-05:00

How To Prevent Mold During Winter Months

Just because the weather is getting colder doesn’t mean you’re out of the woods when it comes to mold. Mold is still alive, even in freezing temperatures. How Does Mold Continue To Thrive In Winter? Mold needs moisture and darkness to proliferate, and winter is primarily wet and dark. It is one of the best times of year for [...]

How To Prevent Mold During Winter Months2017-11-03T09:45:24-04:00

Yoko Ono’s 8.3M Penthouse Embroiled in Toxic Mold Lawsuit

John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, is embroiled in a lawsuit with developer David Blumenfeld over her former West Village penthouse. The New Owner Alleges Evidence Of Mold Proliferation Due To Shoddy Workmanship She sold the fourth-floor unit at 49-51 Downing St. to Blumenfeld in 2014 for $8.3 million, who now alleges it's a wreck, with warped beams, toxic mold, [...]

Yoko Ono’s 8.3M Penthouse Embroiled in Toxic Mold Lawsuit2017-10-23T09:52:58-04:00

All Monroe Township NJ Schools Closed Due To Fungus Build Up

Mold can proliferate in virtually any place, indoors or out—just ask New Jersey school officials who have been having a tough time tackling mold it in its schools this year. Willow Grove In Hackettstown NJ Closed Due To Mold Concerns Willow Grove Elementary School was closed in September due to a mold build up in the building. The entire [...]

All Monroe Township NJ Schools Closed Due To Fungus Build Up2017-10-22T11:06:10-04:00