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How Does Mold Affect People!

How Does Mold Affect People!

  Have you ever wondered “how does mold affects people?” Some people are sensitive to molds. For these people, exposure to molds can lead to symptoms such as stuffy nose, wheezing, and red or itchy eyes, or skin. Some people, such as those with allergies to molds or asthma, may have more intense reactions. Severe…
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Asthma Associated With Mold

Asthma Associated With Mold

Starting from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and World Health Organization (WHO) reports, this review provides an overview of the literature published from 2006 to 2017 on the associations between indoor mold exposure and asthma and rhinitis separately in children and adults with a focus on longitudinal epidemiological studies. A systematic search of peer-reviewed literature…
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Attic Mold

Attic Mold

A roof leak happens, what to do next? The answer to that is simple, call a licensed roofer out as soon as possible to fix the issue. Although this is the proper approach to take, what most homeowners do not know is that most leaks go unidentified for prolonged periods of time. Catching the leak…
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Mold Has Been Linked To Student Virus Death

A University of Maryland student recently died of the same type of virus that killed 11 children at a medical center in New Jersey. The University of Maryland student died of an “adenovirus-associated illness,” school officials announced Tuesday afternoon. Her family identified her as Olivia Paregol. She had been sick since the beginning of the…
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Molds In Gypsum Drywall Compared To Plaster

Molds In Gypsum Drywall Compared To Plaster

Starting in the 1940s, gypsum drywall began replacing plaster and lathe in the U.S. home construction industry. Our goal was to evaluate whether some mold populations differ in water-damaged homes primarily constructed with gypsum drywall compared to plaster. The dust samples from the 2006 Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) American Health Homes Survey…
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Rodent Allergen Clean Up

CLEANING UP RODENT ALLERGENS On This Page: Urine and Droppings Dead Rodents or Nests Cabins, Sheds, Barns, or Other Outbuildings Attics, Basements, Crawlspaces, and Other Storage Areas Cleaning and Disinfection of Vehicles with Rodent Infestations Heavy Rodent Infestation Air Ducts (HVAC Systems) Urine and Droppings Take precautions before and during clean-up of rodent-infested areas. Before…
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