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 […]

Q. Symptoms of Mold Exposure

Clients often ask us “what are the symptoms of mold exposure”?  Below are some of the common symptoms: Respiratory problems; including difficulty breathing, wheezing, shortness of breath; Sinus and nasal congestion and irritation; Irritation of the eyes — watery, burning, red; Coughing; Sore and/or dry throat; Skin rashes and irritations; Problems with sense of smell; […]

5 Critical Questions You Should Ask

Before Hiring a Mold Inspector Choosing a mold consulting company can be a difficult process; especially when you have health concerns regarding your indoor environment. You may be thinking to yourself…can I trust this company? Will they follow through with what they promise on their website or over the phone? Are they qualified to determine […]

Q. Attic Mold in Michigan

Common Causes and Cures Mold in attic areas can be challenging at times in regards to determining the exact cause and source of mold growth. However, there are some common conditions that we routinely find during our Mold Investigations that contribute to mold growth in attics. Inadequate Roof Ventilation: The lack of proper roof ventilation is […]

Q. Buying a Home with Potential Mold and Moisture Problems

I know a lot of people have heard horror stories out there to the effect of a mold contaminated home will always be contaminated, or that a home that had previous mold will be “red flagged” in some way and it will affect the value or resale of a home. But, in reality most mold […]

Diagnosis of Mold Allergies and Treatments

Ask the right questions Most doctors don’t even know, believe or understand that mold is or even could be the source of these problems. They don’t test for mold in your blood or urine, even though those tests are available. Blood serum testing is extremely expensive, however, the urine testing is much less costly. But […]

What Types Of Mold Are Considered Toxic Mold

“Toxic mold” is a term that is used to describe types of mold that are considered deadly to humans. Most people believe that the name refers to one particular species of mold; however, it encompasses hundreds of species, a small fraction of which are not very harmful to the human body. Black mold is commonly […]

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