If you’re not familiar with mold testing and remediation services, this article is for you, especially if you have mold in your home.
How often do you think about the air quality inside your house? These three factors could be having an ill effect on your home air quality
Did you know there are two common methods of mold testing? We’re taking a look at how we take samples and test for mold both from surfaces and from the air.
When you’re at home, you want to know that you’re breathing clean air. Even if you live far away enough from a city that pollutants are not obvious, there are still particles in the air that can affect your health. Those particles can be pollen, dust, pet dander, or other pollutants. You might not realize […]
Icicles are beautiful but they also increase the chances of mold growth in the attic.
MCAS in an immunlogical condition in which mast cells excessively release chemical mediators. Mold testing and removal is one way to keep MCAS at bay.
It’s time for spring cleaning and that means taking care of that pesky winter mold buildup.
Smells in washing machines are typically due to toxic mold in NH growing in the tub. New front load washing machines are especially prone because they are completely sealed, and when the door closes, there is no ventilation and therefore no ability for the tub to completely dry out. This is a perfect environment for mold growth. Around 2005 there was a class-action lawsuit against Maytag alleging odor, mold and mildew. The lawsuit was settled by paying money to each of the class participants but the problem was never fully resolved. The mold which was very noticeable on the rubber ring of the Maytag Neptune became abated by changing the color and composition of the rubber.
Many people buy humidifiers to make their homes warmer and moisturized during the colder months. They believe it is entirely safe and effective and work as well as air purifiers. However, they are not as effective as one may think. When left unattended, humidifiers are a breeding ground for mold and other bacteria that can cause significant health issues. Still, it’s not all bad news: you can make your humidifier work well. All it takes is a bit of extra work.
People want to be clean. They want their bodies, homes, workplaces, and cars to be free of germs and bacteria. And for a good reason! We’ve been taught that these things make us sick and cause problems. But you’ve probably heard the terms “good bacteria” and “bad bacteria” right? Probably in a yogurt commercial or […]