Bye Bye Mold Articles

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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Source of the Odor

Dear George, My daughter purchased a remodeled home in Woodland Hills.Her babies room and the adjacent office has a fishy odor. At times it goes away and other times it is very strong. Is there a way to determine what and where this odor is coming from Signed, Fishy Dear…

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San Carlos Mold

Dear George, I had air sampling in my home & found areas with mold levels 3x outdoor air levels. I have inspected for moisture but can’t find any. What should I do next? I’m in San Carlos, CA – can you recommend someone I could contact? Signed, San Carlos Dear…

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Mold Spreads

Dear George, CAN BLACK MOLD ON THE PATIO CEILING FALL ON MY BED CLOTHES AND FURNITURE IF I HAD MY SLIDING GLASS DOOR OPEN. CAN IT BE BLOWN ON TO EVERYTHING IN THE HOUSE BY THE WIND ARE MUST IT BE TOUCHED TO CONTAMINATE MY THINGS. signed, Patio The quality…

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Mold is in the Letter of the Law

Dear George, We just bought a house and before we closed escrow we had a mold inspection. The inspection showed no mold issues after air samples. After we moved in we have found mold in 4 rooms, is the mold inspector liable for the costs we are incurring ? Signed,…

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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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