The summertime is mold weather, and in addition to causing health problems, mold can ruin your home. To prevent mold, be sure to address any sources of water within your home, particularly after heavy rain. If you hire a company to test for mold, be sure that the company doesn’t also do mold remediation, as that will be a financial incentive for them to find mold where it doesn’t exist.
If you’re suffering from allergy symptoms, don’t assume that pollen is the culprit. Mold can cause similar reactions, and is more likely the culprit if you’re experiencing outdoor symptoms indoors. RTK Environmental recommends checking your air conditioning or HVAC system and taking steps to reduce household mold.
Most of us associate allergies with the great outdoors, but did you know that there’s more air pollution inside than out? It may not be mold that’s making you feel miserable, but it’s certainly one possibility. If mold has got your nose running, check this blog for a list of helpful ways to get the mold out and to keep it from coming back.
Ah, the delightful scent of a piney Christmas tree, filling your home with love, light, good cheer – and mold spores! Yes, trees decay and release mold spores into the air. And right about now, when the tree has been in your home at least a week, is when the sneezing and wheezing begins.