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Mold Illnesses: Everything You Need to Know

Are you a homeowner? If so, then keeping your family safe at home is a top priority. This includes protecting them from mold illness and other types of household dangers. Mold illnesses, such as CIRS &, are a group of health problems that are caused by exposure to...
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Does Mold Die When It Dries Out?

With over 100,000 different types of mold in the world, the nasty fungus is something you're likely to encounter in your day-to-day life.  Mold grows in dark, hot, and damp places. Since moisture is so crucial for its growth, a lot of people think drying out the area...
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How to Prevent Mold Illness

Approximately seventy percent of homes in the U.S. have mold. Many types of mold can damage your home - and your health. So, how do you know what mold illnesses you might be prone to, and how do you keep yourself safe from mold illness? Let's go through how to...
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Illness From Mold: About CIRS

Homeowners routinely fret about the possibility of mold. It's a rational concern, too, since an estimated 70 percent of homes have mold to one degree or another. It's usually a minor problem, but a widespread one. Of course, most homeowners worry about mold because it...

Fungal and Mold Mycotoxins: What Should You Be Concerned About?

Fungi live all around us. There are over 100,000 species of mold, a type of fungus that grows in damp places.  All types of fungus and mold serve as the world's greatest decomposers. This means that they break down dead organic matter. Unfortunately, while playing...
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How to Remove Mold From a Home: The Different Cleanup and Removal Methods

Mold might seem like nothing more than an unsightly problem in the home, but could the issues caused by mold run deeper? The answer is yes, according to recent data about the link between put health and mold. There are even links between mold and cognitive issues like...
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Mold Repercussions: 5 Mold Exposure Symptoms You Don’t Want To Miss

Each year, about 600,000 kids under five die due to illnesses from air pollution. After water damage, mold only takes about 24-48 hours to develop. If you're concerned you might have mold, recognizing the signs of mold symptoms is one of the top ways to diagnose it....
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Is EMMA the Best Mycotoxin Test?

In the U.S. mold is present in over 50% of homes. Not only that, but 28% of people carry genes that make them more likely to fall ill from their toxic effects. That's why it's always best to get your home tested if you suspect you've got a mold problem. With the right...
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Health at Home: How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

The average American spends 90% of their time indoors. If you spend most of your time indoors, then indoor air quality should be a major concern for you. Most people have no clue how many allergens and contaminants they inhale on an almost constant basis. In...
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How Long Does It Take for Mold to Grow After Water Damage?

Mold is particularly crafty, having the potential to grow in any number of environments. Unfortunately for us, those environments tend to be places that we don't go to very often.  Your dark basement, spaces beneath the floorboards, the attic of your old shed, and...

Elite Mold Services Learning Center

Welcome to the ELITE Mold Inspection Learning Center. Our Learning Center blog is focused on mold and indoor air quality inspections and other home and safety related subjects. The topics are based on our experience providing mold inspection and testing in and around Orlando, FL.

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