Toxic Mold Removal

In a toxic black mold colony the spores are kept within a slimy, gelatinous mass. Toxic black mold spores are a brownish color although they can’t be seen with the naked eye of course. Under the microscope toxic black mold spores that are still attached to the mold colony look similar to a dandelion with […]

Do it Yourself Mold Removal

When it comes to removing and remediating mold it’s always best to hire a professional mold inspector and sometimes a best to hire a remediation service. If the mold in your home is not toxic and the area of mold growth is small (less than 10 square feet, or the equivalent of roughly a 3 […]

Household Remedies to Clean Small Mold Problems

(enter your email for more helpful do it yourself solutions) Kill mold with Hydrogen Peroxide Hydrogen peroxide kills mold as it is anti-fungal as well as anti-viral and anti-bacterial. Hydrogen peroxide is a good alternative to chlorine bleach because it is safe to use and doesn’t damage the environment, nor does it leave behind toxic […]

Removing Mold on Clothes

(be sure to enter your email for more helpful solutions) There are quite a few solutions you can wash moldy clothes in to get rid of the mold. Some good ones include: •Bleach •Borax •Vinegar •Baking soda •Mold killing detergent Tips for Removing Mold from Clothes There are a few general tips when it comes […]

What to Wear When Cleaning Moldy Areas

Avoid breathing in mold or mold spores. In order to limit your exposure to airborne mold, you may want to wear an N-95 respirator, available at many hardware stores and from companies that advertise on the Internet. (They cost about $12 to $25.) Some N-95 respirators resemble a paper dust mask with a nozzle on […]

Michigan Mold – Top 3

1.  Poor ventilation in the attic.  Often mold in the attic isn’t found until the house hits the market and a home inspector pokes his (or her) head up there and sees the black spots or white fuzz.  This is usually results of poor ventilation, and can be compounded by inadequate insulation or a bathroom […]

Stachybotrys = Black Mold

Mold in attics It happens to countless homeowners around the end of the year – you make the annual visit to your attic to collect the holiday decorations and what do you find? Spots and blotches covering the bottom of the roof sheathing. Worse yet – it turns out to be attic mold! Although mold […]

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