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  • What Is That Musty Smell?
    What Is That Musty Smell? Sometimes, it hits after a big rain. Other times, it seems to waft up from nowhere and you just shrug it off. But if your house smells musty, it's possible there's a mold outbreak nearby. A mold smell in the house is sometimes described as similar to wet cardboard or a wet ... Continue Reading
  • How to Limit Mold Growth in the Winter Months
    How to Limit Mold Growth in the Winter Months Cold and wet winter months can create the perfect atmosphere for mold to grow. When water from rain, sleet and snow during the winter months gets tracked inside, the increased moisture can create more humid conditions inside your home, allowing mold to grow more quickly. ... Continue Reading
  • What is the Difference Between Mildew and Mold?
    What is the Difference Between Mildew and Mold? While there are many differences between the two fungi, mold and mildew both develop and thrive in moist conditions. A leaking roof, a window that doesn't seal properly, and a basement with water damage caused by a broken pipe can all lead to the growth of mildew and mold. ... Continue Reading
  • Mold Profile: Aspergillus
    Mold Profile: Aspergillus As one of the four most common types of household mold, Aspergillus may take many forms. For most people, this type of mold is relatively harmless – unlike the allergenic mold known as Alternaria . However, for those who already have a weakened immune system, lung disease or ... Continue Reading
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