All posts tagged toxic mold

What is Toxic “Black Mold”?

The term “Toxic Mold” is often called “Black Mold”. There is only one type of mold that is commonly called “toxic” or “black” mold. This is Stachybotrys chartarum. It is important to note that not all molds that appear black are Stachybotrys. While the Stachybotrys mold itself is not toxic,…

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Toxic Mold: Your Pets Are at Risk, Too

Most people know that mold, especially it’s most dangerous toxic type, is extremely harmful for their health. Allergies and health damage are not even the most serious consequences of mold exposure, with lethal cases also known. Not many are aware, though, that their favorite cats and dogs are at the…

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How to Protect a New Building from Mold

Many factors can slow down construction work or drastically increase the costs, but there is a relatively new one that is making construction companies’ lives harder. A nightmare for both the owners of the building and the contractors that work on it, mold is an unwelcome, but frequent tenant of…

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