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Mold Removal Guidelines

MOLD REMOVAL GUIDELINES   INTRODUCTION We’ve provided an outline below that offers a brief history of how and when mold began to be taken seriously as a hazard to peoples health. We hope this will give you a sense of what types of issues you may see when facing a mold issue head on and some…
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Mold – The New Asbestos?

IN CANADA, MANY PEOPLE HAVE BECOME SICK FROM EXPOSURE TO MOLD BUT DON’T THINK THAT MOLD IS THE ROOT CAUSE. WHY? HAS MOLD BECOME THE NEW “ASBESTOS” OF OUR DECADE? Education is one of the primary goals of Maple Leaf Mold. We believe that reaching out to inform consumers in Toronto and Southern Ontario about…
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General Contractors can do far more damage than you suspect

General Contractors and Mold Removal – A bad idea Should I hire a General Contractor to remove mold? What happens if the General Contractor opens up a wall and finds mold but continues with the Work? The average person or general contractor has no training or expertise in undertaking how to safely remove mold from…
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Symptoms of Mold – The importance of a blood test to confirm suspicions

Symptoms of Mold One way of determining if exposure to toxic mold is likely, involves testing of certain blood parameters listed below. These blood parameters indicate exposure to a biotoxin if positive. The Comprehensive Biotoxic Mold Illness Panel is designed to look at the chronic inflammatory response set in motion when a person is exposed…
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Snow Mold

Snow Mold and Associated Allergies Now while we are usually concerned about mold as it impacts human health inside your home we thought that, as we start moving into the spring thaw, something we should discuss is the presence of an unusual type of mold that is purely seasonal and is found outdoors. Snow mold…
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Mold and Relative Humidity

What is the relationship between the growth of mold and my home’s Relative Humidity? We’ve been asked by home owners on a number of occasions about what, if any, relation between when mold growth starts and relative humidity. So, the first thing we should do is explain what relative humidity is and what is a…
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Mold – Helpful but with a Dark Side

Mold – Helpful but with a Dark Side Aspergillus is a genus of imperfect fungi whose specie produce dark brown to blackish or yellow spores, (known perhaps with some hesitation as Toxic Black Mold). It is closely related to the Penicillium molds and is used extensively in industry. One or more species are used commercially…
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11 Natural Ways to Deal with Black Mold Symptoms

11 Natural Ways to Deal with Black Mold Symptoms If you already see or smell black mold, remove it immediately and thoroughly. Just give us a call and we’ll help you quickly deal with hazardous issue right away! Once you’ve called us here are a few natural ways to help you deal with the symptoms…
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Renting and Concerned about Mold?

Renting and concerned about mold? What to look out for when looking at an apartment In today’s Toronto we are seeing an extremely tight rental market. Landlords are calling the shots and are choosing carefully before renting. A potentially knowledgeable tenant is not necessarily a Landlords best friend so we’re here to offer you, the…
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Mold in Schools

Mold in Schools Parents dropping off their children at an American school a number of weeks ago were greeted with a jarring sight: maintenance crews carrying out ceiling tiles stained with mold. “It caused a little bit of a panic,” recalls one parent, “Parents have little or no faith in the health or safety of…
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