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, Moisture Damage Can Enhance Risk of Asthma in Children

According to researchers at Finland’s National Institute for Health and Welfare, exposure to mold or moisture damage can increase the likelihood of asthma in children. The findings were published in the journal Pediatrics on February 16. According to lead researcher Anne Karvonen, “The most significant finding was that moisture damage…

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Does Mold Spread?

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. The quality of outdoor…

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