Are you experiencing frequent coughs, itchy eyes and breathing difficulties while in your home? If yes, there’s a good chance you are suffering from mold allergies. When your body breathes in mold spores, your immune system will overreact and result… Read More
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If you regularly get headaches in your home this can be happening due to poor air quality. According to this article, one of two problems can be causing your headaches: mold or clogged air ducts. If you chronically have headaches… Read More
The construction of attics and concrete slabs has historically been done as a simple, cost-effective way to support a floor or roof. Because of this, the impact these two areas have on a home’s energy costs and ability to keep… Read More
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the Lead: Renovation, Repair and Paint (RRP) Rule, which concerns renovations on homes containing pre-1978 lead paint. The regulation requires clearance testing to detect the presence, or lack, of lead following any home renovation…. Read More
If you’ve researched molds and the health problems you’ve caused, you may have encountered the term “mycotoxin” and wondered what a mycotoxin is. You can find a lengthy explanation here, but we wanted to summarize it for you.
During the past couple weeks, we’ve blogged about how quickly mold can spread. Another common question is how long people have until mold exposure makes them sick. Unfortunately, there’s no one set answer or range of answers for this. However, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published this guide on the health effects of mold that can shed some light on the topic. This guide is meant for doctors, so we’ll pull out few useful points.
Summer is here, which unfortunately means, so is mold! These next 3 months are considered the hottest months of the year in Maryland and surrounding seasonal areas. They are going to not only equal pool time, cookouts, vacations and great fun, but they may also include the growth of excess mold.