What does mold do to your lungs

Mold is a fungus characterized by spores that multiply in colonies. You might have seen mold around your house – greenish, blackish, grayish dots huddled together and multiplying near HVAC units, damp corners, on ceilings or in the bathroom. If mold is not identified early on, it continues to grow. Central air systems and natural…

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Can Mold Cause Sinus Infections

Mold and sinus infections are too commonly overlooked at home. While sinus problems are common and can be caused by many factors, a mold is one of the most dangerous invaders of the sinus cavities. Can mold cause sinus infections? Yes, mold can cause sinus infections. Mold likes damp, moist conditions; this is why the…

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Can Mold Exposure Cause a Skin Rash

Is it possible that you have mold in your home? Have you been aware of a lingering, musty smell? Damp air? Leaking walls or ceilings? Have your residents or guests been complaining of allergy symptoms when in your house? If so, it is likely that have mold colonizing in your home. What symptoms are caused…

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Mold and Asthma Dangers You Should Be Aware Of

mold and asthma dangers

Is it possible that you are living with regular or black mold and experiencing asthma-like symptoms because of it? Black mold is a serious risk for anyone exposed, but it is especially harmful to those with asthma and histories of comprised respiratory conditions. Both toxic and regular molds can trigger symptoms within individuals that produce…

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What Are the Signs to Look for If There Is a Moisture Problem in My Home?

Mold and moisture buildup on wall of a modern house

Mold thrives in dark, damp and moist conditions. If you have too much moisture in your home, you could unknowingly be offering a breeding ground to toxic molds that are dangerous to you and your family.   Warning Signs to Look out for in a Moisture Problem: Mold Spores Mold spores are easy to spot.…

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How Do I Know If My Home Is Making Me Sick?

Close-up Of A Shocked African Woman Looking At Mold On Wall. Concept of how to know if mold in your home is making you sick.

Do you experience inexplicable headaches, cold-like symptoms or bouts of fatigue in your own home? If so, there is a good chance that your house is breeding a mold that is making you sick. Now, none of us like to think about the idea of our own homes making us ill, but it isn’t personal.…

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SIDS

New born baby boy resting in mothers arms.

I want you all to imagine something. Close your eyes, take a deep breath and imagine. Imagine the one thing in your life, the one thing you can’t possibly think to lose, the one thing that you love, you cherish, you adore more than anything. Now, imagine that one thing being taken from you with…

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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage?

If you experience allergic reactions such as sore eyes, sneezy, runny nose or congestion only while you are at home, there is a strong chance you have mold growing in your house. A few tell tales signs can help you determine whether or not mold is growing: If you smell an odor If you smell…

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Is Mold Making You Sick?

What is black mold? Mold is a type of fungus that is present pretty much everywhere and typically harmless. However, the same mold that is helpful and essential to nature can be extremely harmful to human health if it begins growing inside a home or building. Mold makes itself especially at home in moist conditions,…

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Mold Growth After A Hurricane

The health implications of hurricanes go far beyond what occurs during the storm. People who lived after hurricane Katrina and all the flooding and water damages that horrific hurricane caused suffered mightily even after all the water and damages were cleared, and many fear the same for the victims of the most recent hurricanes, Hurricane…

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