Mold Myths When it comes to mold there is an abundance of misinformation available out there. Which can prove costly for homeowners in terms of their health, wellness and finances. Below you will find a list of mold myths that lead to the common misconception. MYTH: Bleach and other retail products remove mold. FACT: Most…Read the rest
Sick Building Syndrome: Is Your Home Sick?
Sick Building Syndrome: Is Your Home Sick? How clean is the air in your home? Our indoor air quality can be compromised by a wide variety of different airborne contaminants hiding with our home. From radon, VOC’s, formaldehyde, mold and dust mites, the air in our homes might be making us sick? But how do you…Read the rest
Do I Need Mold Testing?
Do I Need Mold Testing? Have you or a member of your family been experiencing allergies, recurring congestion, runny nose, sneezing or frequent headaches? If so, there is a very good likelyhood that you may have a mold contamination lurking somewhere hidden within you home that may be contributing to Sick Building Syndrome. Even if…Read the rest
Black Mold Exposure Symptoms
When treating a victim of black mold contamination, it is important to note that the symptoms can vary with the amount of mold exposure and the species of the mold. Some of the more common symptoms from black mold include:
1) Inflammation of the eyes — look for irritated eyes that are watery, swollen, red and itchy
2) Nasal congestion — look for stuffed-up nose, congested nose, or even runny nose. In extreme cases sinus congestion might occur.
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How to Test for Black Mold
Testing for mold can help you identify a potential infestation. For that mold in hard-to-see places, a test can take measurements from the air quality in the home and identify whether you might have hidden mold and what type or species of mold you might be dealing with.
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