Mold & Air Conditioner Coils

There exists a little known, special relationship between mold and air conditioning coils.  Ironically, the air conditioning you rely on to keep your air fresh and healthy and cool in the summer, may be doing just the opposite. The coil of your air conditioner is always damp when it is running, which means it is.. read more →

Schools and Mold and Indoor Air Quality

It’s back-to-school time. Fall brings not only the start of a stormy period, but as the leaves change, they fall the ground and begin to mold, releasing plenty of mold spores into the air. The combination of moisture and spores is a recipe for mold growth. Moisture problems in school buildings can be caused by.. read more →

How Moisture Enters Buildings and Causes Mold

Moisture can enter a build either as a liquid or a gas (water vapor). In liquid form, it can come from bathrooms, kitchens, laundry facilities and by way of leaks and spills. Indoor pools, saunas, jaccuzis are notorious for sending tiny droplets into the air. Water vapor can be caused by the evaporation from regular.. read more →

Mold Resistant Building Materials

Because mold and the mycotoxins they produce can cause so many health problems, more and more mold resistant building materials are appearing on the market. Mold Resistant Woods — have been treated with anti-mold chemical. Incidentally, these products also tend to keep termites away. Mold Resistant Insulation — has been treated with a fungicide that.. read more →

The Danger of Water Damage and Mold

In 2005, the National Resources Defense Council conducted a study of homes in New Orleans that had been flooded. Their results showed that these homes had high levels of mold spores, even in homes that had been repaired and treated for mold. Sadly, the cost for mold removal is estimated to run between $2,500 and.. read more →

What Makes A Mold Product Green?

MoldOff is an eco-friendly, green mold product that removes mold completely and is safe for the environment. But what makes a product green? That’s a tough subject, particularly since we often end up trying to weigh questions like the resource extraction costs versus the environmental impact costs. And there are dozens of different ways a.. read more →