Archive for September 2014

Mold Growth and Mold Remediation in Buildings

Series on Mold and Buildings – Part 3.

When mold growth has been identified within a building, certain steps must be taken to isolate the contaminated materials and to make proper repairs. Appropriate Engineering Controls must be considered to control the mold and prevent the spores and dust from spreading during mold remediation.

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Mold Exposure Symptoms, Allergies and Health Indoors

mold exposure

Series on Mold and Buildings – Part 2

Mold exposure and symptoms. When moisture problems occur and mold growth results, building occupants may start to develop mold exposure symptoms. They may report odors, allergies or a variety of other health problems indoors. Mold exposure symptoms can include breathing difficulties, headaches, allergic reactions, skin rashes, and aggravated asthma symptoms, among many others. The safety of building occupants and also of workers performing the mold repairs (remediation) must always be taken into consideration. Read more

What Is Mold?

Series on Mold and Buildings – Part 1.

What is mold? Concern about mold exposure in buildings continues to be a significant issue. The bottom line is that mold has been around for eons and is not going away.  It will grow whenever and wherever buildings get wet and materials suitable for mold growth are present.

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Mold Remediation Guidance in Florida

Mold remediation contractors in Florida are generally conscientious, trying hard to bring each project to a condition where it will pass “clearance testing” (the Post-Remediation Verification inspection) on the first try. Some mold remediation guidance can be useful so that cleaning attempts are successful. If unsuccessful, this will certainly cost the mold remediation contractor additional cleaning time and therefore money, and it may damage their reputation with their client and/or insurance personnel. Depending on their contract, the contractor may be responsible for some or all of the cost of follow-up testing.

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