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  • ‘Kill’ Mold Without Bleach

    by David Allen

    The idea of “killing” mold is pretty popular, perhaps since it feels so great to beat something that might harm us and our family. And mold absolutely falls into that…

  • Does the Sun Kill Mold?

    by David Allen

    How the sun kills mold “Remember, sun is mold’s kryptonite.” That’s the next-to-last closing line of what’s probably one of the best books on mold as it affects the human…

  • Microban 24 on ‘Soft Surfaces’

    by David Allen

    Microban 24® is a disinfectant spray that its manufacturer Procter & Gamble says “prevents the growth of mold and mildew for 7 days.” Its literature and packaging recommend using it…

  • Do Dehumidifiers Reduce Mold?

    by David Allen

    Though a dehumidifier may not quite be the powerful weapon against mold that some people think it is, having one can certainly help prevent the fungus from flourishing in your…

  • Can you paint over mold?

    by David Allen

    Homeowners frequently want to know whether they can simply cover up their newly discovered mold problem with a fresh coat of paint. Although the answer is technically yes, it’s not…

  • How to Stop Fruit From Molding so Fast

    by David Allen

    Picture this: You’ve bought a batch of strawberries from Trader Joe’s, Ralphs, Vons, or H-E-B, and right when you’re about to pop one in your mouth on a hot summer…

  • Mold Removal vs Mold Remediation

    by David Allen

    Although mold removal and mold remediation are two terms that many people use interchangeably, they don’t quite mean the same thing. In essence, the main difference is that mold removal…

  • Can You Get Mold Out of a Car?

    by David Allen

    While it’s certainly never fun to discover mold in your car, it doesn’t mean that you need to panic. More often than not, you’ll be able to remove the fungus…

  • Can you Clean Mold Out of a Carpet?

    by David Allen

    Significant mold growth can accumulate on your carpet in as few as 24-48 hours. By taking the proper steps, you can get rid of it fairly easily. Granted, sections of…

  • Can you Remove Mold From Drywall?

    by David Allen

    Mold growth on your drywall is not something you want to let linger for too long, as you’ll be putting yourself at risk for serious respiratory issues. Fortunately, there are…

  • When you’re dealing with mold growth on your drywall, every situation is different. In some cases, you’ll have the opportunity to eliminate the fungus without damaging or replacing the drywall.…

  • Are N95s Safe for Mold Cleaning?

    by David Allen

    It’s widely agreed upon that N95 respirators are about as reliable as it gets when it comes to protecting yourself from mold spores. N95s are a type of respirator known…