The most common method to hide mold is by simply painting over it which also happens to be the absolute worst method. Unfortunately, this is exactly what most property managers, landlords and or homeowners do when they have mold on walls, ceilings, wood and or drywall. Many do it ignorantly and some do it purely for profit because it is the cheapest and fastest way to hide mold.
I can’t even count how many times I have seen painted over mold that was hiding a much bigger problem behind the wall. (more…)
You may not be aware that your carpets are highly toxic. In fact, they may be making you ill, or worse yet, it could be slowly killing you and your family. Carpet is one of the main reasons why indoor air is 2-5 times more unhealthy than outdoor air on most days. (more…)
A 2005 study by the University of Manchester, shows the average pillow is home to a host of potentially-harmful molds. Researchers studied 10 pillows that were both old and new and found that each pillow contained anywhere from 4-16 different types of mold and a million spores per pillow. Synthetic pillows were the worst of the bunch.