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Mold and Mildew in Toronto

      How to prevent Mold and Mildew in Toronto Today we’re going to talk about mold and mildew in Toronto and, although humidity levels are lower during our winters, there are conditions can make the inside of your home a breeding ground for mold and mildew. We’ll discuss what they are and how…

Spring is on it’s way and so are mold allergies

Spring is on it’s way and so are mold allergies You wouldn’t know it from the current weather we have here in southern Ontario but, believe it or not, Spring is on its way and so are mold allergies. With Spring many individuals experience allergy symptoms. However, while most people attribute their runny noses and…

Asbestos in Talc

Asbestos in Talc – What Is Talc, Where Is It Used and Why Is Asbestos a Concern? Recently, the New York Times posted an article about asbestos in talc. Nearly 12,000 women have sued Johnson & Johnson, with most claiming the talc in its well-known product Johnson’s Baby Powder caused their ovarian cancer. They now…

Mold at your Cottage

Mold at the Cottage It’s this time of year that you may not be thinking about mold at your cottage or vacation home. But, thankfully, we’ve turned the corner and warmer temperatures are starting to make their appearance…only a few more weeks and Spring will be here! And we’re now starting to think about our…

The crucial role of containment during mold removal

The crucial role of containment during mold removal When you engage a mold removal company to come in and remove the mold from your home you are assuming that the company you’ve hired will insure that the rest of your home does not become cross-contaminated during the removal. You expect that they will treat your…

Mold News this Week

As part of our ongoing efforts to bring you the most up to date information and the latest mold stories in the news we’ve launched a new weekly series today. Titled simply, Mold News this Week, we will be issuing the absolute latest and most up to date information on mold and mold contamination removal.…

Mold species and their role in our lives – Penicillium

Mold species and their role in our lives – Penicillium We thought we’d take this opportunity to provide information about various mold species and their role in our lives, both from a positive and/or negative impact. Today, we are looking at penicillium, a common mold found across North America called Penicillium. Penicillium species: the mold that saved…

Is hidden mold at home making you sick?

Is hidden mold at home making you sick? Except for an occasional asthma flare up, Caitlin Murray is a healthy, happy 5-year-old, who loves doing artwork. But three years ago, she was terribly sick, and no one could figure out why. “She would have terrible headaches and her face was swollen and she’d throw up…

The latest mold stories in the news

As part of our ongoing efforts to bring you the most up to date information and the latest mold stories in the news we’ve launched a new weekly series today. Titled simply, Mold News this Week, we will be issuing the absolute latest and most up to date information on mold and mold contamination removal.…

To prevent mold during the winter months

To prevent mold during the winter months use the following tips from Health Canada and the Environmental Protection Agency: To Prevent Mold: Moisture control is the key to mold control, so when water leaks or spills occur indoors — act quickly. If wet or damp materials or areas are dried 24 hours to 48 hours…

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