Mold Facts

Molds are a problem indoors when mold spores land on a wet or damp spot and begin growing. Molds have the potential to cause health problems. Molds produce allergens, substances that can cause allergic reactions, irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances called mycotoxins. Inhaling or touching mold or…

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Mold Location

Dear George, Do you have services available in Michigan? I am interested in having our home tested for mold and mildew. Signed, Michigan Dear Michigan, We are located in California. Here is a link to a portion of our service area: http://byebyemold.com/sa.php 1-800-686-1992

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Chronic Cough and Mold

Dear George, I have a chronic cough, that only occurs at home, nowhere else, can it be mold? How can I test the house? Thank you. Dear thanks, To test for mold, you can always hire a company like Byebyemold to come in and perform tests. Before we actually perform…

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Dangerous molds?

Dear George, Is the mold called Aspergillus, Mysomycetes and Cladosporium dangerous molds? Can they be cleaned out of your home? Thanks, Christina Dear Christina, There are many varietals of Aspergillus (like Aspergillus candidu, Aspergillus carneus, Aspergillus clavatus,Aspergillus deflectus. Some are more pathogenic than others. One of the worst is Aspergillus…

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Mold in my Car

Dear George, What are the effects of breathing mold from carpeting, etc. in an automobile? Signed, Car mold Molds produce allergens, irritants, and in some cases, toxic substances called mycotoxins. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals, and the responses will differ depending…

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Attic Mold

Dear George, I have black mold forming under the roof sheeting and on rafters in attic. I have a ridge vent as well as soffet vents on both sides. You can easily look down between the rafters and see daylite. What is causing this and how do i get rid…

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Mold Odor

Dear George, I smell mold near the windows of my home. My husband can’t smell it. My eyes burn, ears and neck feel swollen. The house is 100 years old. What should we do? If its not mold, then what is it? Moldy on Peaks Island, Maine Dear Moldy in…

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Method of Detection

Dear George, what is the most effective method for detecting mold and spores? signed, Efficiency Dear Efficiency, It’s like real estate–it depends on location, location, location. So the answer is: it depends. The most obvious method and the most likely answer is sampling. Take the sample, send to the lab….

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green surface and yellow edged Mold

Dear George, Please what could these fungi be 1 green surface and yellow edge 2 gray surface and white edge 3 white woolly surface with sported black 4 black surface all in SDA THANKS Timmy, Timmy, Timmy, We can’t do your homework for you. If you want to look at…

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Cost of testing

Dear George, how much does it cost to get a mold inspection? and/or testing? Signed, Cheap Call us at 1-800-686-1992 so we can discuss specifically what you want. ByeByeMold actually provides a wide range of testing services; we can test for mold in one or several areas, take lab test…

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