April 22, 2017

Carpeted bathrooms are bathrooms that have carpeted floors instead of traditional floor surfaces, such as tile or vinyl. Despite their tendency to foster mold and bacteria, carpets are sometimes installed in residential bathrooms for aesthetic purposes. Carpets should...

March 4, 2017

Testing or Sampling for Mold

Is sampling for mold needed?  In most cases, if visible mold growth is present, sampling is unnecessary.  Since no EPA or other federal limits have been set for mold or mold spores, sampling cannot be used to check a building's compliance wi...

February 25, 2017

Mold, Moisture and Your Home

  

Mold Basics 

  • The key to mold control is moisture control. 

  • If mold is a problem in your home, you should clean up the mold promptly and fix the water problem. 

  • It is important to dry water-damaged areas and item...