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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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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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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Spreading Mold

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, Ceiling Fan Dear…

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Nursing Home Mold

Dear George, How do i anonymously report suspected black mold in a Nursing Home? I have very close friends living in a nursing home that I have heard has black mold growing on the walls under the wall paper. I do not want my friends subjected to retaliation. Sign, Nursing…

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Kids and mold allergy

Dear George, Could my 9 month old keeping getting sick from mold being places in my home? She’s having problems breathing, weezing all the time.Someone told us it could be from mold growing somewhere in our home and we just dont know! Don’t know in West Dear West, Yes, your…

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Is Mold a problem?

Dear George, how long it takes for mold to grow to became a problem? thank you anatoly Anatoly Dear Anatoly, Why wait for it to become a problem before you fix it? THis is one of these things that remind me of the old saying…a stitch in time saves 9….

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Mildew on Ceiling

Dear George, Hi there! On the outside of my house I have mildew growing that corresponds to mildew growing on ceilings & walls on the inside second floor. What’s up??? Can’t breathe in Ohio, Kit Doll-Shemas Dear Kit, If there’s moisture and an environment where mold or mildew can grow,…

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