What is Toxic Mold and How to Remove It | Blog | MoldOff®

What is Toxic Mold and How to Remove It

Toxic mold is a type of mold that produces hazardous byproducts called mycotoxins. The mold itself isn’t toxic or poison, however the byproducts are and those toxins can affect your health. Individuals with asthma and other respiratory problems are very likely to have reactions to many types of mold, but experts believe that mycotoxins can

MoldOff® Seeing Spike in Orders | Blog | MoldOff®

MoldOff® Seeing Spike in Orders

Natural disasters such as hurricanes and tropical storms cause massive damage all around the world every year. Unfortunately, the damage does not stop when the water subsides. After the devastating hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the CDC reported 46% of homes had visible mold growth in them. Mold spores can grow as fast as 24 to 48 hours after exposure to water, so you must act quickly to protect your property.

What Conditions Promote Mold and Mildew Growth? | Blog | MoldOff®

What Conditions Promote Mold and Mildew Growth?

Mold and mildew growth require several elements for idea growth — a source of food, warm temperatures and adequate moisture. Of those three, the presence of moisture is the most critical. Unfortunately, controlling the environment in your home can be tough. Water Intrusion Rainwater can enter a building through leaks in walls, windows or the

Schools, Mold & Indoor Air Quality | Blog | MoldOff®

Managing Mold in Schools

Mold grows in schools when airborne mold spores land in damp, warm places. Fall is an ideal time for mold spores to be tracked in as kids hit the playground, shuffle through the fall leaves, and return to their classrooms. Bathrooms, kitchens, vent pipes, near water fountains, behind drywall or wall coverings, in ceilings, around