Dangers of Hidden Mold
Amie Skilton from Australia was 37 years old when she moved into an apartment with her now-husband. She was perfectly healthy: she traveled around the country giving keynote speeches, did “fun runs”, and worked as a naturopath and nutritionist.
FAQs About Mold
When it comes to mold, there’s a lot of information out there, but that doesn’t mean that it is all factual! From methods of cleaning mold to which types of molds are hazardous to your health, misconceptions are everywhere.
The Difference Between Mold and Mildew
Mold and mildew have earned reputations as major household hassles. Both are fungi, but there’s nothing fun about either of them. From causing flaking tile grout to creating persistent allergies, mold and mildew are never welcome guests in any home.
Mold Related Health Issues
Mold consists of microscopic organisms, which grow in the bathroom, and throughout the home. Common greenish-black mold (Stachybotrys chartarum) thrives in walls, through the ceiling, vents, under carpets, and anywhere it can find moisture.
Where Does Mold Grow?
At this point, you’re probably aware of the potential for mold growth in your home. And you’ve surely heard about the adverse effects of mold exposure on your overall health. However, what you may not know is that mold can be quite sly.
Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality
Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you feel safe, cozy and most comfortable. It’s the place where you should have the least worry, unless your house is full of children who can’t remember to pick up their dirty clothes. Other than that, life at home is meant to be fairly easy.
Dust Or Mold
You probably don’t realize how many times you have had mold in your home, and you mistake it for dust. Gravity will always pull dust to the top of a horizontal surface. If you ever find “dust” on the bottom of a surface, such as a shelf, you are looking at mold.
Beep, Beep – Is That Mold in Your Car?
Mold and mildew can show up anywhere given the right conditions, including your automobile. So, what do you do when mold shows up in your car? Do you have a window seal that leaks inside your car? Did you leave the windows or sunroof open during a recent rainstorm?