Condo mold

Do you have condo mold growing and maybe don’t know it? Many people who live in condo units don’t know they are exposing themselves to condo mold.  Chance are, the unit you live in has what is called a, “fan-coil unit”, (it usually sit flush in one of the walls of your condo). It is…

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Hypersensitivity to mold

Do you have a hypersensitivity to mold? If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you breathe in mold spores. A mold allergy can cause coughing, itchy eyes and other symptoms that make you miserable. In some people, a mold allergy is linked to asthma and exposure causes restricted breathing and other…

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I think I’ve been exposed to Asbestos

I think I’ve been exposed to Asbestos…what should I do? No one wants to find themselves sayin one day, “I think I’ve been exposed to Asbestos”. Perhaps you’ve been working in your older home cleaning up the basement and notice something suspiciously similar to asbestos, maybe a white or grey fibrous material in and around…

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Mold…what and where is it found?

Mold…what and where is it found? Many people continue to ask us about mold…what and where is it found? With more and more stories coming forward in the news, particularly in the real estate sector, (https://mapleleafmold.ca/when-buying-a-ho…air-quality-test/), people are becoming more and more aware of some of the serious health-related issues that people ar experiencing. https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/ontario-family-buys-dream-home-to-find-it-s-infested-with-toxic-mould-1.4486646…

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When buying a home insist on an Indoor Air Quality Test.

When buying a home insist on an Indoor Air Quality Test. When buying a home insist on an Indoor Air Quality Test to insure you understand completely if the home you are buying has elevated levels of mold or other contaminants. Conducting an Indoor air quality (IAQ) test is often disregarded during the sales process…

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Mold and Moisture, what is the relationship?

Mold and Moisture We are asked all the time, mold and moisture, what is the relationship? Is one possible without the other? Well, for starters, one is impossible without the other. That is, without moisture, mold will not initiate nor will it grow in the presence of warmth. So, controlling moisture is the key…  …

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OSHA Certification

OSHA Certification Maple Leaf Mold Inc proudly announces that OSHA Certification for Mold Prevention, Remediation and Removal has begun for its team members across Canada. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, is charged with the enforcement of…

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