Monthly Archives: June 2012

Sniffing Out Mold

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More about Mold and your Environment

Fungi is pretty much indigenous to where ever it turns up. As an opportunistic life form, it can turn up anywhere there is moisture and cellulose, indoors or outdoors. There are hundreds of molds just outside your door, though in … Continue reading

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Can Mold Lead to Surgery?

Fungal rhinosinusitis is an inflammatory disease of the mucosa of the nose and paranasal sinuses caused by fungi. It is relatively uncommon. There are four kinds, according to what some doctors say. From the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and … Continue reading

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Mold and Soft Goods: When in doubt, throw it out

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Saturated Carpet: How to fix

Another question from the BYEBYEMOLD Archive We have a basement play area for our kids that took in several dozen gallons of rain water over the weekend. We are concerned now in drying the carpeting and padding that we have … Continue reading

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Can blank mold spread if my windows are open?

Another question from the BYEBYEMOLD Archive CAN BLACK MOLD ON THE PATIO CEILING FALL ON MY BED CLOTHES AND FURNITURE IF I HAD MY SLIDING GLASS DOOR OPEN. CAN IT BE BLOWN ON TO EVERYTHING IN THE HOUSE BY THE … Continue reading

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A Mycotoxin Primer

Beware the mycotoxin. It can pass through cell walls, disrupt processes and cause damage. Mycotoxins are secondary metabolites produced by microfungi. Mycotoxins can cause disease and death. Collectively, diseases caused by mycotoxins are called mycotoxicoses. There are two types of … Continue reading

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Mold and Mycotoxins

Folks, remember “Toxic” Black Mold is just a name. All black molds are not necessarily toxic. The genus of Stachybotrys Chartarum is what is often referred to as toxic black mold. The mold itself is not necessarily toxic, but it … Continue reading

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Mold Repairs, etc

With all of this rain, we have to be on the lookout for the little things. Watch out for the small leaks. It takes no time for a small leak to become a big problem. Just a little rain behind … Continue reading

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Rhinosinusitis and mold as risk factors for asthma symptoms in occupants of a water-damaged building

.-H. Park, K. Kreiss, J. M. Cox-Ganser Article first published online: 21 MAR 2012 DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0668.2012.00775.x Abstract  Mold exposure in damp buildings is associated with both nasal symptoms and asthma development, but the progression of building-related (BR) rhinosinusitis symptoms to … Continue reading

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