Monthly Archives: October 2012

Exserohilum rostratum

Exserohilum rostratum may be a mold you’re not on a first name basis with, but its the black mold that’s been in the news the most lately. Exserohilum rostratum is the specific mold behind the fungal meningitis that has affected … Continue reading

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Mold Issues in Court: Catch 21 and 1/2

You know what the catch 22 is, right? The solution to the problem refers the problem back on itself. It’s a paradox. Here’s the original one by Joseph Heller: There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified … Continue reading

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University of Louisville Student Resident Building Taken Over by Mold

High level of mold spores were detected in one of the residence halls of the University of Louisville. 270 students were requested to move out from the building. Mold spores specifically occupied University of Louisville’s Miller Hall on its Belknap … Continue reading

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How to Clean up Mold

These directions are excerpted from A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture and Your Home, at epa.gov/mold. If mold is severe, we recommend finding a professional warranted service. We don’t want you to get sick! 1. Wear protective gear during cleanup. … Continue reading

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Mold Brochure

Georgia Department of Health Mold Brochure If you’re in California, you might want to give us a call and see about getting an assessment from Byebyemold. Tweet

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Problems in Tracking Mold issues

The moldy smell or obvious mold growth in damp buildings can indicate some molds are known to be related to human pathogens. Science and the law are not in complete agreement due to lack of direct causal proofs (and the … Continue reading

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Lose the water, lose the mold, but that’s not the end of the story

Mold grows when water and moisture provide a mold-favorable environment in or out of buildings. If you detect a leak, control it immediately, whether you need to hire plumbing or construction professionals or you can do it yourself. Once the … Continue reading

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More on Mold

If you don’t live in a hermetically sealed bunker (See Sarah in Eureka), you can expect to have mold. But like the percentage of allowable mold or rat hair in peanut butter, there’s an allowable percentage of mold that health … Continue reading

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Mold illness Video

CBN News talks to a family stricken with mysterious illnesses related to mold in their home. If you’re in California, you might want to give us a call and see about getting an assessment from Byebyemold. Tweet

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Hancock County Ravaged by Mold

Hancock County in South Mississippi suffered a typical problem after Hurricane Isaac: mold. Just what you would expect after some houses were submerged in two feet of water. Flooded neighborhoods eventually dry, and when homeowners remove the ruined drywall, they … Continue reading

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