Tag Archives: Fungus
We’ve all seen and shuddered at the development of mold on shower tiles, around shower doors and in the caulking round the base of the shower. In a place designated for our cleanliness, it just seems wrong that mold would be growing there. Continue reading
More and more people are coming to the understanding that exposure to mold can cause many health issues, especially for young children, the elderly and those who already have respiratory problems.
With that in mind, the question now is will mold negatively affect your pregnancy and your unborn child? Continue reading
Fall is fast approaching, which means leaves are falling and decaying, and people are having allergy and asthma attacks.
The decay is caused by mold doing it’s job, feeding off the organic plant matter and turning it into organic compost. Continue reading
How Do I Know if I Have Mold? Because they understand the health risks, thinking they might have mold in their home can be a frightening thing to many people. It would seem the solution is relatively easy, just get … Continue reading
As a living organism, mold needs a way to reproduce. That is where spores some in.
Spores are the reproduction method for fungus and algae. Since mold is a fungus, its means of reproduction is through spores, which are asexual, and don’t need to combine with anything in order to reproduce. Spores are much like seeds, but are much quicker and have a higher reproduction rate. Continue reading
Many people use the terms mold and mildew synonymously, substituting one for the other, which causes confusion, because we wonder if they are the same or if there is a difference.
They are the same, but they are different…does that clear things up?
Like so many things in life, they have various similarities and various differences. Continue reading
Let’s just start off by saying that mold is fungus, which makes up 25% of the earth’s bio mass, and is considered ubiquitous or omnipresent – it’s everywhere.
So, when we talk about removing mold, we must realize that it can never be totally removed or eliminated. Continue reading