MOLD

How to Use Humidity Monitors to Find Mold

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Humidity Monitors are an excellent tool to help find concealed mold sources. Fortunately, they are also inexpensive, so there is no excuse not to monitor your humidity. Costs start at as low as $9-$11. CHECK humidity levels in each room. Having several monitors might be a good idea. Humidity monitors are readily available through online […]

BUILDING

Slab Foundations: The #1 Myth in Mold Avoidance

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What’s the #1 myth regarding mold avoidance? Avoid mold problems by living in a home or working in a building on a slab foundation. WRONG! Regarding slab foundations… know that in most parts of the country and the world, slab foundations have foundation walls going down to undisturbed soil and going below the local frost […]

MOISTURE MANAGEMENT

The Mold Coating Myth

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Can I use coatings ‘to seal in’ mold spores? The short answer is no. Even the top-of-the-line products often recommended by contractors will not ‘seal in’ mold spores or other toxins. If you have a mold problem, coatings are just one piece of the solution. Adding a coating on top of existing mold is like […]

MOLD

Inspect Your Home for Mold: 5 Tips to Get Started

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Do-It-Yourself Mold Inspection Guide for Getting Started Very toxic mold can be completely concealed; you may not smell it. Some people exposed to toxic mold will feel fine, but the mold is still there and it may be compromising your health or the health of people you care about without even knowing it. Do not […]

MOLD

Warning Signs Of Mold Exposure Often Ignored

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Health Effects and Symptoms of Mold Exposure Problems of water damage in buildings along with mold growth are on the rise and so are complex health challenges. Could there be a connection? Often times, water damage and related health hazards in buildings are completely concealed. When water damage or mold does become apparent on surfaces or […]

OTHER TOXINS

Dangers of EMFs and Wi-Fi

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The plan In the state of Ilinois, where I live, there is currently a piece of legislation that is sitting on Governor Rauner’s desk that, if passed, will cause a MASSIVE increase in the electromagnetic exposure of the citizens of Illinois. Is this happening in your state as well? A vote needed by April 15th […]