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Outsmart Mold

Certain types of mold thrive indoors during the winter. An onslaught of mold can creep up on you if you are not careful.

Mold is dangerous for everybody that comes in contact with it. No matter how healthy a person is, toxic mold will

always conquer good health. Mold can cause a plethora of health problems that may seem somewhat random. For

example, mold has been proven to cause asthma, nausea, insomnia and much more. The problem is all too common

and not many people realize the magnitude of the problem. Mold could be in your life without you even knowing.

Mold is all too common in bathrooms. The moisture that naturally builds up in bathrooms can get trapped between

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Working and Trying to Stay Alive

Recently, in a small town in Atlanta, mold has completely overtaken dominated the Thomas G. Abernathy federal

building. In the early 1990s, the courthouse performed mold clean-up but unfortunately, by the wrong people. The

mold has continued to be a problem for over twenty-five years now. U.S. District Court Chief, Judge Sharion Aycock is

outraged by the lack of action taken by the building's overseer. The building's overseer is a company known as General

Services Administration, and the commissioner was sent to Aberdeen to handle the situation.

The commissioner claims that they do not have nearly enough money to get the repairs done and he is waiting on

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In-home Mold

Earlier this week, a young family discovered that they had mold in their home. They bought this home three months ago. It was the first purchased home for both parties and they have a very young child. The family bought this house from the city as it was foreclosed in Detroit, Westland to be exact. The city did not find any mold upon their inspections, but the first-time buyers were wise to hire a private inspector.

The private inspector concluded that the house was free of mold. Unfortunately, the inspector failed to cover two spots in the home, the attic and the crawl spaces. Both of which are infested with mold. The couple asked the inspector why he did not check those space...

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Example of Mold in Schools

Recently, at an intermediate school in South Carolina, students are battling with mold every day. This past week, parents met with school officials to explain to them the issue. An alarming amount of parents claim that their children are sick and have been sick for quite some time. If this problem is not addressed in a brisk manner, some students could face health problems the rest of their lives if they continue to breathe in this toxic mold.

Apparently, ceilings in buildings all over the school have water stains and potential mold damage. The parents are calling for a move to a new location or construction of a better building. Most of these parents have probabl...

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Diseased Bananas

There is one main type of banana in the world, the Cavendish banana. Over the past ten years, a fungus known fusarium wilt has destroyed nearly all the Cavendish bananas in Australia and Southeast Asia. In the past couple years, the fungus has began to wipe out bananas all over Africa and the Middle East. According to the scientists performing this research, the next country that will fall victim to this fungus will be where all of the United States' bananas come from, South America.

Scientists are doing what they can to isolate a healthy field of Cavendish bananas in order to prevent them from virtually going extinct. Nothing can kill this fungus, it always returns. This i...

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Infested Detroit Church

Mold holds no prejudice, it will attack anywhere it can live. Here is a good example: in Detroit, a church that had gone unused for years now was going to be reopened until, mold was discovered inside. This old church was rotting in mold and they had to get rid of it.

This building sat for years, not cared for, and eventually had to be taken down due to mold. There must be rules in place to continually check air quality in buildings. Every several months, each building should be required to get its air quality checked.

Mold will attack anywhere, but if it is sniffed out before the issue gets out of hand, then there is no issue. Make sure that everywhere you spend tim...

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Mold in a Classroom

In recent years, there has been an increase in cases of mold in classrooms. When this mold goes unnoticed and/or untreated, there can be many consequences. First and foremost, mold can and will cause students and faculty to become sick to some capacity. Some people are more susceptible to mold than others. Secondly, mold remediation can cost tons of money and with education budgets low everywhere, they cannot afford that.

In this past week, an elementary school in Philadelphia discovered mold contamination. Most schools that encounter this problem shut down the mold-ridden school until the problem is fixed and move on. This school district did the perfect thing, ordered...

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Cappy- An affected animal from the shelter

Nobody is safe from mold. In Rhode Island this week, an animal shelter, Woonsocket Animal Shelter, had to evacuate all the animals due to high mold content. An independent mold remediation company came in and tested the air quality and concluded the air was unsafe to breathe. These animals could have been breathing in harmful mold for several weeks without anybody's knowledge. Preventative measures must be put in place in order to make sure all buildings are mold free.

The animals had to be moved until the building is safe to live in again. This mold problem could take months to fix and cost several thousand dollars. The majority of mold remedia...

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Mold on Classroom Door

In Fairfax County in Washington, D.C., a school has failed to tell the students and the students' parents that the school has mold. While this should seem inhumane, this is relatively common. In most states, the laws regarding mold are very ambiguous and often times leave the guilty innocent.

The school told parents that there was a mold issue that was all cleaned up. The truth of the matter is that after one day of attempted mold remediation, the school thought the mold was gone, while it was still thriving. The mold puts young students and faculty at danger. This is not how mold remediation should be handled. Mold needs to be taken more seriously and students and ...

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September is Mold Remediation Month and it has been a very busy month for mold. This month there have been several Hurricanes and Storms across the Americas. These devastating natural disasters have left an unimaginable amount of people homeless. Amazingly enough, the storms have left just as many people with homes completely covered in mold.

This is a good time to remind you how get rid of mold and how to prevent mold altogether. The key to removing mold is having the right mold remediation company to call. Mold remediation is tricky because the vast majority of mold ends up growing back after the first attempt at remediation. GPS has a patented solution used in order to prevent mold f...

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