What are Mycotoxins?

Mycotoxins are naturally occurring substances produced by fungi, particularly mold, but also mushrooms and yeast. They can be toxic for humans and animals and can cause liver and kidney damage, amongst other health issues. That’s why, in this article, we’ll take a deeper look into mycotoxins, where you can find them, and what you can […]

Mold Myths and Truths

Mold is a common problem that homeowners all over the country deal with. Not only does it affect the look of your home, but it can also cause health problems. However, despite all the readily available information, there are still a lot of misconceptions regarding mold. From people that suggest you use bleach to remove […]

What to Know About House Plants and Humidity

Decorating your home with plants is one of the most effective ways to improve its look and feel. And while that might sound simple enough, things become more complicated when you realize that your home’s humidity can affect mold growth in your home. That’s why it’s essential to know all about houseplants and humidity, especially […]

O Christmas Tree, Mold and Allergies

Every year, Americans buy almost 30 million live Christmas trees to decorate their homes. Most of them are pre-cut weeks ahead of time, even before Thanksgiving, in order to make things as easy as possible for both buyers and sellers. However, while Christmas trees are a beautiful tradition, for some, they are a recipe for […]

Sneaky Places in Your Home That Breed Mold

At this point, you’re probably aware of mold and the adverse effects it can have on your health. However, what you may not know is that mold can be quite sly. Given that all it takes is some moisture and germs for mold to start growing, it can creep in the unlikeliest of places. Even […]

5 Levels of Mold Remediation — How to Deal With Mold

The threshold per the IICRC S520 is once we’re greater than 10SF of visible contamination, it’s recommended to have the mold professionally remediated with full containment and negative air pressure established, HEPA air scrubbers, etc. Based on the amount of contamination, mold removal can be divided into five categories. Learning which level of mold remediation you’re […]

Mold Testing & Mold Remediation, Your Questions ANSWERED

Finding mold inside your home or commercial building is no pleasant sight. You may spot mold in the main, more visible areas, however less obvious areas are known to attract and feed mold growth. As the experts in the industry, we’ve compiled the most common FAQs you will find helpful for how to locate mold, […]