Category Archives: humidity

Damp Building Effect

The phrase toxic mold syndrome should be replaced by damp building effect, which refers to a well-documented effect. Mold is certainly part of the picture but doctors can’t always define if it is an allergy, mold toxin, or some other … Continue reading

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Do you have mold?

You probably have mold if: You spell a moldy odor. You see mold. You have a water leak. You have had more rain that normal. You have had a flood in the past. You have condensation on your windows. You … Continue reading

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Mold Lawsuit over negligence and breach of contract of lease

Yorlanda Fisher, Aubrey Hill, Ja’Nyra Walton and Nyshia Walton filed a lawsuit against Huntington Park LLC and its insurer in the Orleans Parish Central District Court on Dec. 7 over mold exposure. The apartment they rented had a water leak, … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Mold Can’t Clean your Cereal

Be extra vigilent regarding your cereals this year, because you know we can’t clean your cereal. It doesn’t change the fact that there’s a higher mycotoxin risk in cereals. European legislative limits for the most common mycotoxins (eg DON and … Continue reading

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Mold -The Unwanted Guest in your Bathroom

Sometimes you wish Mr. Clean would just show up with the scrubbing bubbles, the Ty-D-Bol Man, and all the guys from the “orphanage of cast-off mascots” just to deal with the bathroom. What is there to do when the bathroom … 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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When you need Help with a Mold Problem

A mold screening test is used to determine if a mold antigen is present in your living environment. A mold diagnostic is a full lab analysis on the type and size of your mold problem. You may need a dehumidifier. … Continue reading

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Mold is everywhere.

Here’s the problem with mold: The spores are everywhere. They just float around in the air, waiting for time and the opportunity to land on something edible like cellulose. Some areas there aren’t as many spores (like, say, in the … Continue reading

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Dehumidifiers are Aquarium Owners Friend

Toxic mold growing in carpet can be worsened by fish tanks, especially if they leak. Placing the fish tanks over a hard, cleanable surface can help control the mold. Dehumidifiers can help, and also flow-through ventilation can help dry the … Continue reading

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Mold at Hawaii Convention Center

Little surprise that Hawaiian properties can have mold issues. It’s surrounded by water, after all. There’s even mold at the Hawaii Convention Center. There are leaks from tile and grout leading to drywall that is holding moisture, and, according to … Continue reading

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