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In Florida, mold prevention should always be on the mind of homeowners. With such high humidity throughout much of the year, it is important that homes are always kept cool and dry enough to keep mold at bay. Mold is not only unsightly, but it can also cause illness and respiratory distress in those who are susceptible. Pregnant women, and those with breathing issues, and parents with small children should be particularly aware of the presence of mold. Making the mold problem worse is the fact that many insurance companies do not cover mold dam…

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Mold in your Florida home can be a problem that is both costly and dangerous. This is especially true when infestations of toxic black mold occur. Toxic black mold symptoms can range from being mild to adverse, depending on the type and quantity that’s present. Knowing the signs and symptoms of black mold exposure can help keep you and your family safe.   So, what is black mold exactly? The term “black mold” refers to an entire genus of fungi which grows in warm, damp places. So when people refer to black mold, they are not talking about one sp…

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Testing for mold in your house can tell you if you have a problem that needs tending.  Mold tests can also help you find hidden mold, identify what species of mold is in your home and measure your indoor air quality. It is sometimes called “The Silent Killer”. While that title may sound a bit extreme, mold is undoubtedly one of the worst home invasions a homeowner can have. Mold can cause eye irritation, wheezing or coughing, throat irritation, and nasal stuffiness. In some cases, it can also cause severe skin irritation. For people with mold a…

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In recent years, mold has become a known issue. It’s become the topic of closed schools, lawsuits, and the impetus for the growth of a “new” industry, mold testing and remediation. If you own a rental property, you should take a mold problem seriously. Mold prospers in warm, damp places, and is an environmental hazard. It often grows quickly in areas with humidity problems and poor ventilation such as attics and basements. As such, a mold problem can spiral fast in a rental. While mold is typically associated with buildings in humid, musty, da…

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