Monthly Archives: December 2009

And a Moldy New Year….

So you’ve got your house all winterized. All the cold air is outside, and all the warm air inside, and you’ve got moisture barriers, and insulation, and caulking and maybe some extra plastic here and there for good measure. So … Continue reading

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A Gift of Mold: Evicted for the Holidays

Twas the night before Christmas…and sixteen households and 67 individuals were determined to be displaced after Monday’s inspection of eight of the 10 buildings belonging to Barry Chernowsky of Chicago, a landlord who has citations for over $100,000 in fines … Continue reading

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Mold Dilemma

Photos by Mark Copier | The Grand Rapids Press What do you do when, thanks to a lot of local flooding, your house is so mold infested that it makes your kids sick? So infested that it forces you to … Continue reading

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Dorm Mold Runs Up Charges

Third-year aerospace engineering student Mandi Shingledecker was diagnosed with asthma caused by exposure to the mold and mildew in her dorm. Showers on the 11th floor leaked on to the 10th floor, causing mold and mildew and collapsing ceilings (3x). … Continue reading

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