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Climate Disruption and Mold

      Climate Disruption and mold…how can we adapt? Storm clouds are forming on the horizon that are troubling…the intensity and severity of storm systems are undergoing changes that have been directly linked to climate change. Storms will linger longer in areas and downpours will be more severe. Spring will be cooler and longer…

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ERMI tests…what are they?

ERMI Testing

ERMI Testing   ERMI tests…what are they? ERMI is a molecular based test that is being pushed by a select few labs, doctors and some allied health practitioners and water damage assessors as the latest and best method to quantify human exposure to mould. The test stands for the Environmental Relative Moldiness Index and although…

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Flooding and what you can do to avoid mold

Flooding and Mold Today I thought I’d talk about flooding and what can you do to avoid mold, (see our internal links for more information); https://mapleleafmold.ca/cleaning-up-after-a-flood/ and What to do before, during and after a flood Many people right now in Southern, Central and Eastern Ontario are dealing with flood conditions and many, are facing…

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Are You Worried about your home’s air quality?

Are You Worried about your home’s air quality? Are you worried about your home’s air quality? As we move further into 2019 we are seeing more and more cases if homes with poor heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems that contribute directly to poor air quality and increased levels of mold and other harmful toxins…

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Mold and Allergies

A Common Problem Mold and allergies have become a significant problem in today’s world…more so than at any other time. Mold is a fungus that comes in thousands of varieties and grows both outside and inside. In order to thrive, mold needs two things: water and warmth — and you certainly don’t have to endure…

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Indoor Air Quality and Mold Prevention within a Building Envelope

Indoor Air Quality and Mold Prevention within a Building Envelope Today we thought we’d discuss indoor air quality and mold prevention within a building envelope. We have begun to see some of our commercial property managers identify issues with a number of their buildings…particularly buildings were constructed at least 20 to 25 years ago. Building envelopes…

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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…

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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…

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