Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sandy Sickness

Wikipedia has dubbed an illness “Katrina cough.” Here is what they say about it: Katrina cough is a putative respiratory illness thought to be linked to exposure to mold and dust after the 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the United States. … Continue reading

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Another Union Gap Mold Closing

The Union Gap Library will close on Friday, December 14, to make way for the construction of new municipal buildings in the City of Union Gap. Toxic mold in City office buildings have forced Union Gap to take drastic action. … Continue reading

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Sandy Mold Inspections. Mold is Bad Business.

Everyone may be losing jobs in New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, and Maryland but in the wake of Sandy, look for an increase in mold-clean up and service related business start-ups. But it takes more than ambition to … Continue reading

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Get Your Mold Tested.

When you suspect mold, step #1 is a professional mold assessment: surveying moisture levels of walls, ceilings and floors, locating visible mold growth, and testing the air for the quantity and variety of mold spores. Determining the variety of mold … Continue reading

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Dog Vomit Slime Mold Invades Park

Mulch in Ethel B. Hardy Park’s newly playground overgrown by dog vomit slime mold practically overnight. The mold looks like yellowish, bile and blue scrambled eggs. Fuligo septica mold lives in cool shady places on decaying wood, leaves and organic … Continue reading

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Mold-infested property

Walk-thru of a mold-infested property in Charlotte NC. 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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Storm Water Carries Toxins

According to experts, if any of the Sandy storm water “just gets on your mouth or a musocal membrane, you may be in for a rough few days.” River water sludge from the storm carries human feces and contaminated industrial … Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy Mold

“Superstorm” Sandy’s torrential rains and hurtling winds will be leaving something behind. Mold. If water is standing from 48 to 72 hours after a flood, the likelihood of mold is greatly increased. Mold can grow between walls, in crawlspaces, attics … Continue reading

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What is Dry Ice Blasting?

The Dry Ice Blasting Process uses CO2 pellets to blast surfaces. The process is like high-pressure washing, sand or glass bead blasting, except CO2 ice us used. The pellets evaporate, making the procedure less messy than water or sand blasting. … Continue reading

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Infant origins of childhood asthma associated with specific molds

A recent study establishes that exposure to mold during infancy to 3 mold species common to water-damaged buildings was associated with childhood asthma at age 7 years. Three mold species, Aspergillus ochraceus, Aspergillus unguis, and Penicillium variabile, were significantly associated … Continue reading

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