Are you Allergic to Mold?

Are you Allergic to Mold?

Are you allergic to Mold? According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,” If you have an allergy that occurs over several seasons, you may be allergic to the spores of molds or other fungi. Molds live everywhere. Mold and mildew are fungi. They are...
Unseen Mold Danger

Unseen Mold Danger

Just because you can’t see mold doesn’t mean you don’t have it in your home.  Just because your home is newly built doesn’t mean it is free of mold.  Mold can hide behind walls, in air ducts, underneath carpet, between the floorboards, in the closet corner...
Who is to Blame for Mold?

Who is to Blame for Mold?

The landlord blames the mold on the tenant, for not cleaning appropriately.  The tenant blames the landlord, for the moisture build up, leaks, or lack of a bathroom fan.  Maybe both are at fault. Bottom line, there is mold and it has the potential to be a...
Mason Knows Mold When Sniffed

Mason Knows Mold When Sniffed

Mason, the mold sniffing dog, doesn’t know who ordered the mold inspection or why.  He simply knows he gets rewarded for correctly finding (or not finding) mold.  He is part of a team.  A human, certified mold inspector is his handler.  The...
Simple Steps to Prevent Mold

Simple Steps to Prevent Mold

Now that spring rains will be on the way, it’s time to review the exterior of your home, where 90% of moisture intrusions occur. Clean out your gutters and make sure you have downspout extensions away from the house. Put in window well covers over all your...