Posts Tagged ‘mold testing’
Mold in our Schools
Mold in our Schools…what can we do about it? As we begin to understand more about molds adverse health impacts we begin to truly understand how important it is to insure that mold in our schools is taken seriously. The most vulnerable in our society should not be exposed to mold…period. I’ve read numerous stories of…Read More
Watch out for sub-standard work when using an insurance recommended mold removal company
What to watch out for / how to deal with substandard mold removal companies recommended by insurance companies Today’s post deals with how to watch out for sub-standard work when using an insurance recommended mold removal company and, more importantly, what to do when you find it. Why is this becoming common and why bring…Read More
Is mold in your attic?
Is mold in your attic? Attic mold in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area is extremely common. Whenever anyone calls us and says they have a mold issue they would like me to come check out, in the back of my mind I am always thinking attic mold. In fact, sometimes I will guess, “Where…Read More
Flooding and Mold
Flooding and Mold The Toronto Star has an interesting article out today titled, Water is the New Fire, (https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/03/05/water-is-the-new-fire-says-the-insurance-bureau-of-canada-as-researchers-point-to-development-as-major-cause-of-basement-flooding.html), that discusses flooding and mold in a report that has recently been released by the City of Toronto working in conjunction with the Journal of Cleaner Production. The study titled, “Assessing urban areas vulnerability to pluvial…Read More
Mold and Indoor Air Quality
Mold and Indoor Air Quality From a mold and indoor air quality perspective, it is now a well-accepted fact that both dead and live mold / mold spores negatively affect air quality (IAQ) and subsequently human health. Most people, being health conscious people or those suffering from the presence of mold in their homes these…Read More
How do you define normal mold exposure.
How do you define normal mold exposure How do you define normal mold exposure? Over the lifespan of this blog we have attempted to provide you with definitive fact-based data as it relates to mold. We have discussed many of the significant health issues it poses when exposed on even a casual basis and presented a number…Read More