Symptoms of Toxic Mold Exposure

Symptoms of Toxic Mold Exposure

There are close to 100,000 varieties of mold. All of them can produce allergy-like symptoms in humans and pets, but some mold species are more dangerous than others.  The simple solution seems to be preventing mold growth in the places where you spend the most time,...
Is There Mold in Your Garage?

Is There Mold in Your Garage?

The garage is one of the most common areas of the home that Pure Air Solutions finds mold. There are a lot of logical reasons or this:  Little or no ventilation in the garage. The rest of your home is serviced by the HVAC system. Additionally, your home has windows,...
Do You Have Mold Mites?

Do You Have Mold Mites?

The term “mold mites” combines two terms that make most homeowner’s skin crawl. No one wants to find out that their homes are infested with mold or tiny organisms. Just thinking about something with such a cringe-worthy name can get you itching and obsessing about...
Common Causes for Bad Odors in a Home

Common Causes for Bad Odors in a Home

A number of things can cause bad smells in your home, from chemicals to pet odors to cooking smells.  Chances are, you don’t notice these odors because you have gotten used to them. But after a vacation or extended absence, you may be able to pick up on them a little...
Does Mold Die When It Is Dry?

Does Mold Die When It Is Dry?

Mold thrives in moist environments, so logic would say mold dies if one of its key components isn’t available. But mold is a lot more complicated than that, which is surprising for such a simple organism.  The simple answer is no, mold does not die when it dries out. ...
Is There Mold in Your Subfloor?

Is There Mold in Your Subfloor?

Subfloor is usually plywood or engineered wood, which in itself is not the strongest material. But when layered with floor joists and the concrete pad underneath, this builds an incredibly strong base for your home’s finished floors.  If you have vinyl flooring, you...
What Does Mold Smell Like?

What Does Mold Smell Like?

Mold is much more than an unattractive stain. If your home develops a mold problem, you could be looking at a lifetime of health problems, as well as structural concerns for your home without professional mold remediation or mold removal. Keep a close eye on areas...
What is Pink Mold?

What is Pink Mold?

Mold is a naturally occurring substance, impossible to escape whether indoors or out. It becomes a problem when it develops a colony within your home, exposing your family and pets to extremely high levels of mold and will require mold remediation from a certified...
Mold Remediation vs. Mold Removal

Mold Remediation vs. Mold Removal

Mold is mold, no matter where you find it or how severe the issue is.  It can cause breathing problems, skin irritations, and headaches, not to mention that it’s unattractive and gives the appearance that your home is not clean. A clean home can develop mold just like...
What are the Stages of Mold Growth?

What are the Stages of Mold Growth?

Mold can grow anywhere, given the right conditions. When mold spores are present – and they are basically everywhere – they feed on organic materials and moisture, growing from invisible particles to large colonies within a matter of days sometimes.  It’s...
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