Posts by Donnie
Will Fogging Kill Mold?
Like the answer to most questions, it isn’t a black and white “yes” or “no.” There are many variations of fogging disinfectants that range from being ineffective to extremely effective in their ability to kill black mold and other types of mold. You can learn more about the range of options below or, if you…Read More
Why Are My Air Vents Sweating?
THE SHORT ANSWER Sweaty Vents = Condensation Condensation only occurs when there is 100% relative humidity. The picture shows that for the same volume of air, hot air will hold more water than cold air. A more accurate representation than the picture below would be a video showing only one glass that grows bigger when…Read More
The Symptoms of Mold Growth
THE SHORT ANSWER Common Health Symptoms from Mold The most common dangerous molds are aspergillus, chaetomium, cladosporium and stachybotrys. Health symptoms include… wheezing, cough (with or without blood), headache, stuffiness, and even unexplained weight loss if you have aspergillus. Coughing, cold and flu symptoms, rhinitis, nose bleeds, acid reflux, and memory loss can all result…Read More
What are Indoor Allergies and What Causes Them?
THE SHORT ANSWER Allergies are a body’s way of reacting to a substance that does not irritate many other people. When that substance enters the body, we produce antibodies designed to fight that substance. These antibodies can irritate your eyes, skin, lungs, or any other part of your body. Common irritations include respiration problems, asthma,…Read More