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​The Difference between Black and Green Mold

November 30, 2018

Black and Green Mold: What You Need to Know Mold is a fungus that prefers a humid environment. It is frequently found in kitchens, bathrooms, and areas near water leaks. It is interesting to note that there is a wide variety of these fungi. Cases in point are black and green mold.…

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​How to Clean Mold in Your Home

November 27, 2018

How to Clean Mold and When to Consult a Professional There are many misconceptions when it comes to cleaning mold in your home. Some websites suggest mixing exotic-sounding concoctions that may have varied results in your home. Here is how to clean mold the right way. Bleach Kills Mold (Sometimes) One…

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How do Mold Spores Spread?

November 20, 2018

Understanding Mold Spores The mold you find in your house can be any one of the many indoor fungi that grow on various surfaces. It grows from spores that thrive in damp environments. The warm moisture of a bathroom or kitchen is ideal. Have you ever wondered how mold spores…

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Different Types of Mold That Affect Your Health

November 12, 2018

Understanding Different Types of Mold Did you know that mold is an umbrella term that refers to a broad range of fungi? Most anyone knows about Stachybotrys, the black mold. It is famous for causing severe allergic reactions. Its black color and growth pattern on cellulose-containing building materials have made…

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What Black Mold Exposure Can Mean For Your Family

November 6, 2018

What You Need to Know About Black Mold Exposure The few specks of black mold you see could be the tip of the iceberg. A much larger, more dangerous, mold infestation may be hiding just out of sight. If you do not deal with it quickly and decisively, black mold…

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The Most Common Black Mold Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

November 1, 2018

Recognizing These Black Mold Symptoms Can Keep Your Family Safe Stachybotrys chartarum, aka toxic black mold, grows well in moisture-rich environments. It primarily attaches itself to building materials that contain cellulose. Examples include gypsum and fiberboards. Mold spores travel in the home through heating and air conditioning systems. How do…

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Can Mold Affect My Pregnancy?

September 12, 2018

There are no conclusive studies that show mold has a direct impact on human pregnancy, but we do know is that there is a population of people who are sensitive to mold and will get sick if exposed to it.

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HVAC Systems: A Double-Edged Sword

August 28, 2018

The invention of HVAC has made our lives substantially more comfortable here in Georgia., but have we sealed out the harsh temperatures and wrapped ourselves into the contained, mild environment of our homes.

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The Sound of Summer

August 15, 2018

Mosquitoes are lurking under leaves, mulch, eaves, and other damp, shady places, just waiting for you to disturb their habitat so they can come out for a meal. So logically, going inside your home seems to be the best remedy if you don’t have to be outside. Then there is also the added bonus of avoiding the summer heat if you stay inside. Sounds like the perfect solution, right?

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5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

February 16, 2017

Do you ever feel physically better when you leave your home? Did you know your indoor air quality might be worse than the polluted, smog filled air outside? There is a direct correlation between these two thoughts. Poor air quality in your home puts your family at risk for asthma,…

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