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Does Your Greenhouse Have Mold?

Many people around the world install greenhouses in order to cultivate plant life in a secured area year-round. Although these structures protect your plants from the ravages of the seasons, is it being occupied by organic materials other than what you’re purposely growing? Given the nature of the greenhouse, you could be inadvertently spreading mold spores throughout the structure as well as your home – if the greenhouse is connected directly to your house.
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How to Stop Basement Mold Growth

If you have a wet and moldy basement that may be due to a number of issues such as broken water pipes, spills, cracks in the foundations letting water in and more. This could become a threat to your health and your home, so you will need to do what you can to prevent it from growing. The following steps should be undertaken if you want to take control of the situation and save your basement before its too late:
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Are You Dealing with Mold in the Home?

Information on this all too common problem…

In the great outdoors mold plays a vital part in the environment. Mold is one of the few things in nature that can digest wood. Even termites cannot properly breakdown wood, they can eat it but they cannot digest it, instead they rely on one celled organisms in their digestive tracts to break it down.
Even the well known beaver, with a reputation for eating wood cannot readily digest wood. Beavers are mostly eating the more digestible inner bark of trees and then, mostly in the winter when their favorite foods are buried under snow and ice. Read More

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Cleaning Mold Off Wooden Furniture

There are many modern types of furniture but my personal favorite remains the wooden one. However, as usual, there is a catch. Wooden furniture is very susceptible to mold and other types of damage, so it’s a bad idea to choose this type of furniture if you live in a home with high humidity levels. Of course, should you make that mistake, it’s still not the end of the world. First of all, you can get a dehumidifier and solve the dampness problem. And second of all, even if your wooden furniture gets mold, it’s not the end of the world because you can still do something about it. Here’s what you can do.
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5 Misconceptions About Mold That Could Change Your Life (Part 2 of 5)

Under many common conditions mold can be serious, and given time could possibly lead to severe health complications. In this five part series I hope to tackle and explain some of the biggest misconceptions about mold.

Misconception 2 of 5 – If you have a mold problem bleach will get rid of it, always and forever.

I hear this one a lot. If a mold problem develops, many will grab some bleach, pour it on, and think they’ve kissed their mold problems good bye. If this is the typical scenario, their battle with mold has only just begun.

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Black Mold Cleaning Tips

If you happen to spot any black mold in your home, you must do everything you can to remove it as soon as possible before the infestation spreads throughout your home. Black mold is very toxic to humans and animals, being the source of serious health issues. There is a bit you must know about the mold itself before you try to focus on cleaning it. We still recommend you look for professional help when you’re handling things as this is a dangerous task. The following tips will give you some idea about what you can expect:
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