The HLA-DR Gene and Mold Sensitivity

Why is it that mold affects each person differently? How come some people present no symptoms at all or they tend to recover from symptoms as soon as the source of the mold is eradicated, while others develop chronic health problems from a single encounter with mold?...

PREVENTING MOLD

Mold and mildew can’t grow where it’s dry, so the best way to keep them at bay is to reduce dampness in your bathroom. Crack open a window and start your ceiling fan when you turn on the shower so excess moisture moves out of the room, rather than condenses on the...

Residential & Commercial Air Duct Cleaning: Mold Growth

BY AGENCY-IT When it comes to having a clean home, it’s easy to overlook keeping your air clean. Clean air quality is essential for a healthy, happy home. If you’re concerned about the quality of your residential or commercial air, find out how you can improve it with...

Are You Living in an Area with Risks of Toxic Mold?

If you are living in an area where the relative humidity is above 55%, you are very much liable to health risks caused by toxic molds. Black Mold, also known as Stachybotrys Chartarum. Stachybotrys Chartarum is a greenish-black fungi found worldwide that colonizes...

Dealing with the Threat of Mold After Flooding

When Can I Safely Re-Occupy My Home? This is the most common question often asked after a major calamity. Homes that have sustained any flood damage should expect to have a mold contamination with visible growth and should not be re-occupied until the necessary mold...

Can Molds be Edible?

There are hundreds of thousands of edible species of fungi, thousands of which are regularly harvested for mass consumption. Some species of fungi are very highly priced and sought after for the fact that they cannot be cultivated and are often harvested from there...