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What is toxic mold syndrome?

Mold spores are found all throughout nature. It’s estimated that there are nearly 300,000 different types of mold living free and in the wild. Mold is technically a type of fungus. While it has roots like a plant, it does not draw its energy from the sun. At the same time, it lacks an animal’s [...]

By |2019-01-04T13:52:31-04:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What is toxic mold syndrome?

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

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 |2018-03-30T14:21:25-04:00March 30th, 2018|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can Mold in Schools Make Children Sick?

Sick Teacher In NJ Awarded $1.8 Million Due To Mold Exposure

A Millburn, New Jersey music teacher, Mary Jean Alsina, was awarded nearly $2 million for medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages after a judge ruled that classroom mold was responsible for her asthma and other chronic lung problems. Essex County Superior Court Judge Christine Farrington handed down the $1.8 million dollar verdict in the [...]

By |2017-08-19T10:42:43-04:00August 19th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sick Teacher In NJ Awarded $1.8 Million Due To Mold Exposure

What Is The Difference Between Toxic And Non-Toxic Mold?

Where Can Mold Be Found? Mold can be found anywhere, indoors and out. Outside, mold proliferates in shady, damp areas and places where leaves or other vegetation is decomposing. Inside, it can be found in basements, kitchens, and bathrooms—anywhere humidity is a factor. Drywall, ceiling tiles, carpets, furniture, ductwork, roofing, paneling, wallpaper, and the areas [...]

By |2017-06-15T12:24:32-04:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Tips|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What Is The Difference Between Toxic And Non-Toxic Mold?
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