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  • Size of Mold Spores

    by David Allen

    Size of Mold Spores Mold spores range from 1 to 100 microns in diameter, but the bulk of mold spores are between 2 and 20 microns (U.S. EPA, MSUM, PLOS).…

  • Hygrometer for Mold

    by David Allen

    A hygrometer is a device that measures and displays the humidity level, or moisture content, within a room or environment. “Hygrometer” is derived from the Greek hygros, which means wet…

  • Texas Mold & Mildew

    by David Allen

    Howdy! Considering calling Texas home now or in the near future? Here are 10 need-to-know facts about mold and mildew in the Lone Star state. 1. Parts of Texas are…

  • How Long Does it Take Mold to Grow?

    by David Allen

    A variety of factors determine how long it takes mold to grow. In most cases, mold can or will grow within 24 to 48 hours, if given favorable conditions to…

  • What Color is Mold?

    by David Allen

    While black mold is the type of mold that people are most familiar with, the invasive fungus can actually grow in a variety of different colors. In fact, most mold…

  • Symptoms of Mold Exposure in Pets

    by David Allen

    Most homeowners are aware that mold can be harmful to their health, but few consider the possibility of the fungus affecting their pets. Not only can mold exposure be a…

  • How to Tell if Your Dog Ate Mold

    by David Allen

    We all love our dogs, and many of us view them as a true part of the family. So, naturally, keeping them safe and healthy is always a top priority.…

  • Do Open Windows = Mold?

    by David Allen

    There’s no universally applicable answer when it comes to the effect that open windows have on mold growth, but in most cases opening a window at the right times will…

  • What is Sick Building Syndrome?

    by David Allen

    Sick Building Syndrome is a condition in which multiple occupants or workers in the same building experience vague health symptoms for no clear-cut reason. Typically, the affected parties will only…

  • How to Prevent Mold in a Bathroom

    by David Allen

    Of all of the rooms in a home, bathrooms are among the most prone to mold. Their close quarters, tight spaces, pipes running to and through them, and the volume…

  • Are Mold and Mildew the Same Thing?

    by David Allen

    If you’ve just seen or smelled something that you believe indicates the possible presence of mold or mildew, you’re probably wondering which it is and what the difference is between…

  • Tips to Prevent Car Mold

    by David Allen

    While pretty much everyone knows that mold can grow in their homes, few people realize it can also show up in their vehicles as well. Believe it or not, mold…

  • Is it Dust, Dirt, or Mold?

    by David Allen

    Sometimes, mold will be very easy to identify. For example, when you see a textured patch of dark green and black patterns on the wood beneath a sink in the…

  • Does Mold Grow on Metal?

    by David Allen

    The short answer is that yes, mold technically can grow on metal surfaces. While materials like steel, aluminum, and copper don’t naturally provide the type of habitat that allows mold…