September 23, 2016

What is mold?

What Is Mold? Molds are microscopic organisms found virtually everywhere, indoors and outdoors. Most people think that mold is slimy, blackish-green discolorations that gradually increases in size, but found only in dirty, unkempt homes or apartments. The truth is, mold and spores can flourish in sparkling clean environments as well. Molds are microscopic organisms (miniscule life forms) found virtually everywhere outdoors. No one really knows how many species of mold exist but estimates range from […]
September 23, 2016

Signs of Mold

Early warning signs of mold are often overlooked due to a general lack of knowledge. Visual signs of small amounts of mold are often a warning of a much bigger problem. Mold on a wall is typically the result of mold inside that wall growing its way out. The earlier you address mold issues, the easier they are to remove. If any of the following conditions are present in your home or office, mold is […]
September 23, 2016

Toxic Molds

DISCLAIMER: This information contained in this document is designed only to provide general information about toxic mold and is not directed toward providing legal or medical advice of any kind. For proper legal advice contact an attorney. For proper medical advice contact a physician. How can I tell if I have mold spores in my home or office? Almost all of us already have two effective mold detectors: Our eyes and our noses. If black […]
September 23, 2016

Types of Mold

There are approximately 400,000 types of mold, of which less than 100,000 have been named. Approximately 1,000 types of mold are found indoors across North America. Less than 80 molds are suspected of causing some form of illness, and only a few of them are considered toxic. THREE MAJOR MOLD GROUPS: Molds are organized into three groups according to human responses: Allergenic, Pathogenic and Toxigenic. Allergenic Molds Allergenic molds do not usually produce life-threatening health […]