Cities have their own distinct microbial communities

Toronto was one of three cities studied. The Flagstaff offices had richer microbial communities than those in San Diego or Toronto, which were more similar to each other, though researchers said it’s unclear why Cities have their own distinct microbial communities but these communities don’t vary much between offices located in the same city, according to […]

What? a new line of clothing promoting mold awareness, called Mold aWear?.

The site description states, “Thanks for visiting the Mold aWear shop! We are creating items and designs to . Find something for yourself and great gifts for your friends, help spread awareness for CIRS and mold illnessesamily and friends. You’ll find unique merchandise with Mold aWear art on t-shirts, sweatshirts, mugs, magnets, hats, journals and more […]

Spring time in Michigan!!

Time to check that attic. An out of sight out of mind attitude ends up costing Michigan homeowners when it comes to mold in attics. If you haven’t looked in your attic for mold or condensation on the surfaces it’s time to take a look. The time to find out you have a problem is […]

Michigan Roofer/Mold Remediator ?

The results of hiring an unqualified contractor can be devastating. Here is an example: A roofing contractor claimed to be a mold remediation contractor. He removed the roof decking and replaced it with new painting over framing (and mold) in the attic space. What you see in the photo is the result of 1 years time. […]

Understanding Mold Allergies

Like any allergy, mold allergy symptoms are triggered by an overly sensitive immune system response. When you inhale tiny, airborne mold spores, your body recognizes them as foreign invaders and develops allergy-causing antibodies to fight them. After the exposure has passed, you still produce antibodies that “remember” this invader, so that any later contact with […]

Cookie Cutter Solutions

Michigan has no regulations for mold testing and remediation. Because mold problems are caused by moisture contact on susceptible surfaces the extent of damage and related effects to the occupants vary greatly. Do not fall victim to a company that’s focus is to use scare tactics and blanket claims to get into your home for a […]

Mold Inspection 2016 – Methodology – ERMI Testing

“The ERMI has not been validated for routine public use in homes, schools, or other buildings.” – An EPA Statement EPA: “… As research continues, the index will be refined. At this point in its development, the ERMI should be used only for research.”