Monthly Archives: September 2008

Galveston After the Storm

Residents are being allowed back in to Galveston, but those who are coming in are wearing masks to ward off mold, and bringing their own water since Galveston water is undrinkable. Homes have been washed out to see or dismembered. … Continue reading

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Mississippi Coast after Gustav

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency condemned more than 230 cottages, leaving coastal Mississippi residents scrambling to find shelter in a storm-scarred region where affordable housing is scarce. Hundreds of FEMA trailers were replaced with cottages in 2007, and many of these … Continue reading

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Mold Legislation in New York

New York State Sen. Liz Krueger’s ground-breaking legislation will require the state Department of Environmental Conservation commissioner to certify the commercial mold remediation business. New Yorkers held a press conference to support the legislation, coinciding with a meeting of the … Continue reading

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Mold at Andrew Jackson Middle

Reports of mold inside Andrew Jackson Middle School superintendent Dr. Ron Duerring has announced “We replaced all the ceiling tiles in hallways and all the filters were changed in the air conditioners, we’re scrubbing all the walls, looking at the … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Should Know About Mold

1. Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory complaints. 2. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor … Continue reading

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Georgia is up the River without a Paddle

Florida flood victims may have it bad, but they’re better off than the flood victims in South Georgia. In one Georgia county, they’re drinking bottled water because health officials haven’t declared the water safe to drink. Neighbors right across the … Continue reading

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Storm stirs up mold

Wind storms carry more than weather. They also spread mold. Opening windows to the breezes exposes interior spaces to the higher spore levels outside–including pollen. Allergy sufferers are suffering more from unusually high levels of mold due to the storm … Continue reading

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Why Test for Mold?

People test for mold to find peace of mind. Mold testing enables you to know that you have eliminated mold sources inside your residence, plus it gives you the specific species of mold to test for if allergic mold reactions … Continue reading

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National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month

September 5 to October 5, 2008 The National Indoor Mold Society (did you know there was such a thing?) has declared September 5 to October 5, 2008 as National Indoor Toxic Mold Awareness Month. Apparently this adventure was spearheaded by … Continue reading

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Mold One Liners

New Trend in Advertising We’re barely out from under Gustav, and now there are 3 more storms lined up to follow. So instead of mold news this week, my mailbox is full of advertisements for mold cleaning products, plus a … Continue reading

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