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Since the mold is not actively growing and we have taken care of the moisture problem, there is no longer any risk to our health, correct?

While it is of utmost importance to take care of the source of moisture, “dead” mold will likely contain mycotoxins, contributing to toxicity in the environment. […]

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Should I use bleach to kill mold?

No, it has been shown that bleach will not take care of mold issues, particularly when building materials have been contaminated. Usually, bleach will disguise the mold until it comes […]

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How do I know if I have mold or possible water intrusion in my home?

Many times, you will notice signs such as peeling paint or discoloration of building materials. However, professionals use special detection equipment to ensure nothing is missed. Contact your local PuroClean […]

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How do I prevent mold growth in my home?

The key to preventing mold growth is moisture control. There are many ways to achieve this including repairing leaks in your home—from walls, roof, gutters, plumbing pipes, etc., keeping indoor […]

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How do I prevent mold in my bathroom?

The biggest step is to be sure the bathroom has adequate ventilation. It is important to have a properly installed exhaust fan. […]

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What are the symptoms of mold exposure?

The symptoms normally resemble “allergies:” itchy eyes, sneezing, coughing, etc. However, different molds will affect different people in different ways. If you believe you might be suffering from exposure to […]

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How do I know if it’s black mold?

The only way to be able to name mold is to have a sample tested at a qualified laboratory. […]

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Can mold grow on concrete floors?

Not usually. Mold will not grow without a lot of moisture, so keeping your concrete floors clean and dry should prevent mold growth. […]

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Can a leaking ceiling cause mold?

Yes. ANY moisture from any source inside of your home can cause mold. It is important to periodically check your home for leaks. If you notice moisture or water where […]

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Can I sue my landlord for mold or mildew damage?

You should contact an attorney if you have such concerns and your landlord does not respond as you believe he/she should. […]

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