Mold Testing: 10 Most Common Symptoms of Mold Toxicity

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Mold toxicity is a serious health concern affecting millions of individuals worldwide. Mold is a type of fungus, and it thrives in damp and poorly ventilated areas, such as bathrooms, basements, and attics.  While mold spores are everywhere in the environment, certain types of mold can produce toxins known as mycotoxins. These can lead to various health problems when inhaled … Read More

The Impact of Indoor Humidity on Mold Growth in Commercial Buildings 

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As a business owner or manager, you understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work environment for your employees. However, one of the biggest threats to indoor air quality and employee health is mold growth.   Mold not only poses health risks to employees but can also damage building infrastructure and lead to costly repairs. Here, we’ll look at how indoor … Read More

How to Prevent Mold in Crawlspaces

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Mold spores are invisible organisms that thrive in humid, wet conditions. They travel through the air until they find the right environment to reproduce quickly and spread. Exposure to mold spores can cause various health issues, such as eye irritation, sneezing, coughing, skin rashes, nausea, fatigue, and headaches. Preventing Mold Growth in Your Crawlspace It is important to eliminate any … Read More

How to Perform a Home Air Allergen Test

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans spend approximately 90% of their time indoors, where pollutants are often two to five times higher than typical outdoor concentrations. Poor indoor air quality can severely impact your health, but by conducting a home air allergen test, you can take the necessary steps to ensure you and your family are breathing clean … Read More

How to Identify and Remove Mold in Your Ductwork

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Mold spores are airborne organisms that feed off moisture and decaying materials, like plants and trees. They travel through the air until they land, which is why you can often find mold growth in air ductwork systems. Cleaning mold from ductwork must be done carefully to avoid spreading them through a ductwork system. The process has many steps and requires … Read More

When to Get Your Home Investigated for Mold

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It’s not very easy to identify if your home has a problem with mold. If you live in Minnesota—land of ten thousand lakes and drastic seasonal changes—chances are you’ve had issues with excess water in your home in some form. Sadly, there is a surplus of websites and articles out there telling you how to get rid of mold yourself, … Read More

What Happens to Mold in the Winter?

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Mold is often thought of as a seasonal issue, but is that really the case? Read on to find out everything you need to know about mold in winter.

What is a HEPA Filter?

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The air inside your home can be filled with harmful pollutants. A HEPA filter or HEPA cleaning services from Pure Breathing Solutions can help.

Why You Need Crawlspace Encapsulation

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Crawlspace encapsulation could help you avoid structural damage to your home, but do you need it? Learn everything you should know from Pure Breathing Solutions.

Can Your Family Use Air Purification Services?

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You’ve probably heard of air purification companies, but you undoubtedly have questions about their services. Do you need air purification, do air purifiers even work, and what should you look for in a company? This article will answer all your questions about air purification and the positive effects it can have on your home. Why Work with Air Purification Companies? … Read More