Monthly Archives: January 2013

Mold Grows In You

The FID test (Fungal Identification profile) indicates invasive fungal infections. The test identifies colonies of fungus, mold, and yeast growing in the human body. About six percent of the population is atopic (allergy-predisposed) with a respiratory allergy to airborne fungi. … Continue reading

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Mold Procedures

We hope all the Sandy victims are drying out successfully now. We’re sure you followed up the sump pumps with dehumidifiers. Let’s hope you threw away everything that wasn’t salvageable, all contaminated soft goods, and managed to clean up everything … Continue reading

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A Mold Tour Moment, Take two

Part of a bipartisan task force in the state senate working on Sandy recovery, State Sen. David Carlucci’s tour of flooded house may put pressure on insurance companies to do their jobs. Carlucci toured a Rockland home hit by Superstorm … Continue reading

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Hardhit storm victims hit New York City Mold Inspection, NYC Mold Removal Companies Hard

Homeowners and mold removal companies are joining forces turning to Congress for assistance in meeting cleanup needs of the storm victims overwhelmed by hazardous waste, raw sewage contamination, and toxic mold problems across the city. Insurance companies are struggling to … Continue reading

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Schumer Pushing For Mold Removal Funding For Sandy-Affected Homeowners

After 90,000 Long Island homes were destroyed by Hurricane Sandy’s storm surge, many of them have become mold-infested. Sen. Charles Schumer has been trying to get the government to help homeowners displaced by mold. Mold removal is covered only to … Continue reading

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Winter Mold

Mold issues do not only occur when it is hot and muggy. Think of indoor mold trapped inside during the winter months. Central heating can be a perfect system to distribute spores throughout a household, anywhere the vents can reach. … Continue reading

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Stachybotrys chartarum

A video about Stachybotrys chartarum Stachybotrys is a greenish-black mold that thrives in flooded areas and where moisture can be trapped in buildings. It can grow in fiberboard, gypsum board, paper, dust and lint. Growth occurs when there is moisture … Continue reading

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Congress Dragging Feet in Sandy Compensation Legislation

The second part of the Sandy relief aid package includes as much as $1 billion to help homeowners deal with mold remediation. Many of the 300,000 homes in New York that incurred flood damage in Sandy are now fighting mold … Continue reading

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How Much Mold Is In This Air?

If this were your living room, would you want to breathe this air without testing it? 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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Should this wall be replaced?

A ByebyeMold client asks: Mold is behind one piece of sheet rock from a window seal leak. The seal was repaired. An inspector said the mold was dead, no longer growing, and a non toxic variety. Can he just paint … Continue reading

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