Monthly Archives: May 2012

Valley Home Mold

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Detecting Hidden Water after a Flood

After a flood it is not enough to only remove wet carpeting, furniture and padding. To prevent mold growth, wet drywall should be removed at least 12 inches above the area that has been exposed to floodwater and then taken … Continue reading

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Sick Building Syndrome

The term Sick building syndrome evolved in the 1970’s describing office-bound workers trapped in airtight buildings. The official OSHA Sick building syndrome lists the symptoms: eye, nose, and throat irritation; dryness of mucous membranes and skin; nosebleeds; skin rash; mental … Continue reading

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Can you have black or any mold that causes illness and not visually see it?

Another question from the BYEBYEMOLD Archive Yes, of course. Just as you don’t normally see the agents that cause other infections, the source of mold may not be visible. The spores themselves are very small. Plus there are parts of … Continue reading

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What health symptoms are common with mold exposure?

Another question from the BYEBYEMOLD Archive What health symptoms are common with mold exposure? Allergic reactions are the most common mold health problem from exposure such as allergic rhinitis, dermatitis, asthma associated aggravation and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A toxic affect may … Continue reading

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Idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage

Does Stachybotrys chartarum (Stachybotrys atra) cause acute idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage among infants? One study of a geographical cluster of ten infants tied Idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage to contaminants in the home related to mold and water damage. Matched analysis demonstrated that … Continue reading

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Stachybotrys Chartarum Immortalized in Plush

Ordinarily we don’t approve of cultivating Stachybotrys Chartarum, the evil mold that has been known to victimize infants, asthmatics, those with vulnerable immune systems as well as being known for chowing down on moisture-prone houses, but this guy is just … Continue reading

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Mold Contractors Tactics

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