If you’re like me, you probably store your Christmas decorations in the attic. If that’s the case, this is probably one of the few times you ever actually visit your attic during the year. For some of us, there could be a nasty surprise waiting for us: mold! Most of us assume mold only happens in...Read more
September 2014 marks the 6th annual Mold Awareness Month started by the National Indoor Mold Society. Executive director Letitia Peters states: “The purpose of National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month is to inform, educate, and raise awareness about the adverse health effects due to exposure of indoor molds and...Read more
What's all the fuss about moldy basements?
Quite simply because mold can make you sick!This past week we celebrated the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's landfall. The death and devastation from that event continues to haunt us all. But, there were many lessons learned - not the least of which is that mold infestation can...
Followers of this blog are used to discussions about the importance of drying water damage quickly to prevent bacterial and fungal growth. This post discusses an additional reason to get water damage dried – and keep it dry: termites! Believe it or not, termites are attracted to certain odors produce by indoor mold growth that might...Read more