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Finding Mold, Mould, and Mildew in the Bible

By | August 22nd, 2018|Asbestos, Mold|

  Mold or mould is the noun referring to various types of fungi that grow on organic matter; a cavity that shapes an object; and a fixed pattern. Mold as a verb refers to shaping an object. This is what differentiates “mold” and “mould”: Mold. American English spelling. Mould. British English spelling. Unfortunately, it’s a [...]

How to Prevent Mold & Mildew from Growing in Your House

By | April 5th, 2018|Mold|

Mold is everywhere. It’s all around us. Without mold we wouldn’t have cheese, penicillin, or mushrooms. To say that mold (or mould) is bad for us is not entirely accurate because there is some mold that is quite beneficial to our health. The mold that grows in our homes, however, is not good. This is [...]

3 Illnesses Caused by Mold

By | December 13th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|

Mold can be found in all corners of the planet. Its patchy, bluish-brown, and fuzzy texture, and pungent, earthy smell is recognizable anywhere. Although not all types of mold are dangerous, there are a few that can cause serious health effects. Whether there is mold in your walls, ceiling, attic, or under your floorboards, its [...]

5 Common Mistakes of DIY Mold Removal

By | October 12th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|

  When dealing with toxic mold, you’re inevitably putting your health at risk. Attempting a household mold removal on your own might help you save money, but it can be extremely dangerous. When released into the air by a cloth or scrub brush, mold spores can pose a serious risk to your health. Here are [...]

Is There such a Thing As Good Mold?

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|

The immediate reaction to a moldy item is “throw it out.” We’ve all opened the pantry door and turned our noses and crinkled our mouths at that fuzzy, white and green stuff spreading across an old loaf of bread. But can that mold ever be good? The answer is yes. There are some instances where [...]

How Black Mold Can Affect Your Pets

By | September 29th, 2017|Mold, Uncategorized|

Black mold. The words are sticky, dark, and poisonous, eliciting imagery of creepy masses growing in corners of bathtubs and windowsills. How mold affects human health has been a concern since the 1940s, when toxic black mold, also known as “Stachybotrys,”first got its name. According to an article written for the Huffington Post, this discovery [...]

Manage Your Fall Mold Risk

By | September 6th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

The fall and cooling temperatures can be difficult on those with allergies or other respiratory issues, such as asthma.  The end of summer and beginning of fall is peak ragweed season, a common allergen that affects the lives of many.  However, there is another risk in the air this time of year: mold.  While mold [...]

How We Assess Asbestos Exposure

By | August 30th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

If you have recently discovered that asbestos-containing materials in your home or property have become disturbed, it is vital that the effecting area be controlled and asbestos abatement begins as soon as possible. You may be wondering how the risks of each case of asbestos abatement are calculated. At Certified Asbestos Removal, we follow the [...]

Common Mold Myths Dispelled

By | June 26th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

Mold can be a serious problem, and there’s a lot of misinformation about what it is and how to get rid of it. Mold spores can grow really quickly if not treated properly. If you take the wrong advice concerning your mold infestation, you run the risk of making the problem even worse. The professional [...]

What Are The Health Effects of Mold on Children?

By | June 8th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

The health risks associated with mold are well-known, but how can a fungal infestation impact the health of your children? Because children have less developed immune systems and their bodies are still growing, they are more susceptible to mold-related illnesses. Every child will react differently to mold exposure, depending on their age, weight, and pre-existing [...]