Monthly Archives: February 2012

EPA Says 10 things about Mold

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

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Where is my mold coming from and how do I get rid of it?

From the archive of ByebyeMold Question i moved into my apt six months ago, it looked clean when i moved in but ever since then, all of the perishable food I buy grows mold within days, the same mold grows … Continue reading

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Is spraying enough?

From the archive of ByebyeMold Question My apt had mold in hall area & bedroom closet. Maintenance sprayed & some returned.Also, we just discovered mold in vents in bedroom & wet spots on ceilng & wall. 2 family members got … Continue reading

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Do you have to leave a Moldy Trailer?

From the archive of ByebyeMold Question IF MOLD IN YOUR HOME HAS NOT BEEN REMOVED,& YOU’RE CONSTANTLY GETTING SICK,DOES THAT ALSO MEAN CLOTHING & PRETTY MUCH EVERYTHING IN THE TRAILER IS CONTAMINATED? IF YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO REMOVE THE MOLD,DO … Continue reading

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Ozone Park, Queens, apartment overrun by mold.

The Smith family has living in a toxic environment since they moved in their federally subsidized home on February 2011, and she can’t move her sick family without the ok of the city Housing Authority. Smith, 48, and her daughters … Continue reading

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FAQ: Teacher Exposed to Mold in The Classroom

From the archive of ByebyeMold Question I was exposed to several molds beginning ~1998 at the school in which I taught. Could I possibly still have “mycotoxins” in my system? Can I be tested for this somewhere and somehow? I … Continue reading

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FAQ: What Are Renter’s Rights When it Comes to Mold?

From the archive of ByebyeMold A renter asks What Are Renter’s Rights When it Comes to Mold? Renters rights can be a sticky legal question so first remember that we don’t give legal advice. It all depends on 1. your … Continue reading

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Case Study of a Family Afflicted by Mold

By Jack Dwayne Thrasher, 1 * Michael R. Gray, 2 Kaye H. Kilburn, 3, 4 Donald P. Dennis, 5 and Archie Yu A family of five and pet dog who rented a water-damaged home and developed multiple health problems. The … Continue reading

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City of Cleveland and Ford’s Neighborhood Progress filed suit

The suits seek about $100,000 in damages in addition to pursuing a large volume of code enforcement and debt collection cases against individual borrowers and banks amounting to $100,000 in damages. The Cuyahoga County Land Bank has managed to strike … Continue reading

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Indiana Apartments Subject to Mold infestation, Possible Lawsuits

Ulocladium is considered a a major allergen Mold examiners inspected three Kensard Manor units. According to the inspectors analysis, all mold discussed in the media has been properly remediated. A number of residents have moved out due to illness blamed … Continue reading

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