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  • Mold and the Elderly

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    When it comes to aging, we think of a variety of threats to health beyond the natural. We think of cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other conditions that are commonly associated with being a senior. One thing that isn’t acknowledged commonly in the course of examining the concerns of aging is indoor mold. […]

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  • What is Mold?

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    Mold is a fungi and it’s is everywhere in nature. Fungi are a diverse group of single-celled organisms that includes mold, mildews, mushrooms, smuts, rusts and yeasts. Mold can even exist indoors in either living form as a growing colony or as dead spores on surfaces or in the air. When an environment contains the […]

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  • Mold and Children

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    As adults, we often associate the way children should react to a problem closely to how we should react. We raise them to approach life and situations in a similar way to the way we do. This is just the nature of being a parent and reflecting ourselves and our values onto them. However, this […]

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  • Renters: How to React to Mold

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    When mold is discovered in a property you are renting, it is important that you determine the full extent of the problem so it can be remedied properly by your landlord. Minor surface mold on a non-porous surface, such as the tile in a shower, is not always severe enough to alert your landlord. However, […]

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  • Pictures of Black Mold

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    A collection of photographs taken at homes and businesses where black mold was found. Many of the pictures contain imagery of black mold that is a confirmed toxigenic (toxic) mold, such as Stachybotrys. Other images in this section show other mold species which are black in color. These species may or may not be harmful. […]

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  • Symptoms of Mold Exposure

    Mold can be found nearly everywhere in nature. It exists in the air outside and sometimes inside of buildings. More often than we realize, our body is under bombardment by invading fungi. So why aren’t we always experiencing symptoms from this invasion? It’s because of our immune system. Our body is constantly battling various intruders […]

  • Mold Photos

    A collection of photographs of mold that were taken inside buildings that had varying levels of contamination. The mold pictures shown vary in color, texture, shape and pattern. Some species of mold pictured can be harmful to humans when inhaled. Others may cause mild to severe allergies in some. Most mold types can be very […]

  • Mold or Mildew: What is the Difference?

    You see it growing in your shower or around your window sills and pass it up as mildew, right? But what is the difference between mold and mildew, if anything, and is one more worthy of concern versus the other? First of all, let’s set the record straight: Mold and mildew are both growths of […]

  • What is Black Mold? Is it Toxic?

    When most people think of mold, they think of the black growths on their bathroom walls, the stains under their sink, or the speckles on their wall. When people are asked to describe toxic mold, most respond by saying its black in color. Let’s debunk some myths by stating these facts: Not all mold is […]

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Mold Photos

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  • Types of Mold

    There are actually thousands of mold species that have been found around the world. While thousands of species exist, only a handful are common in the sense that they are found more easily in nature and sometimes in properties.

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Mold Growth in Storm Damaged Homes

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