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At Mold Medics, we take pride in providing excellent services to our customers. In order to do this, it’s important that we fight misinformation and educate our clients about the services we offer. It can be difficult to make decisions about your health when you don’t have all the info. That’s why we do our best to provide you with information, so that you can make informed decisions and ensure that you have the most accurate info possible. So make sure to read our articles, and be sure to reach out if you have any questions!

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Radon

What Do Radon Levels Mean?

In previous blog posts, we’ve shared ways to reduce radon, the signs of radon poisoning, why you should implement long-term testing, and more. Because there’s a lot of information about radon, sometimes it’s beneficial to go back to the basics, such as learning about radon levels and what they mean. By doing so, you’ll know

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How Does Mold Form?

Did you know that there are over 100,000 types of mold? Not all types of mold are a threat, though. For instance, there are toxic molds found in homes (e.g., trichoderma) and types used for medicinal purposes (e.g., Penicillium). With hundreds of thousands of mold species, it can be overwhelming for non-professionals to determine and

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mold affects different building materials in your home

How Does Mold Affect Different Building Materials in Your Home?

Most homeowners are aware of the effects of mold growth in their homes, such as infrastructure damage or mold-related illnesses. Some homeowners may have even experienced these effects first-hand. Often, mold-related damages are the result of high levels of humidity. According to the EPA, “Indoor relative humidity (RH) should be kept below 60 percent—ideally between

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Signs and Symptoms of an Allergy to Mold in Your Home

You probably know that mold can form indoors, but did you know that it’s also naturally occurring outside?  Mold is a fungus that can grow both inside and outside. It contains spores that reproduce as it travels through the air. Depending on the type of mold, its spores travel in various ways. For instance, some

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House with High Radon Levels

Is it Safe to Live in a House with High Radon Levels?

“Is it safe to live in a house with high radon levels?” — we get asked this question a lot. The answer most of the time is “no, it is not safe.” However, it is impossible to completely remove radon in your home — you can only reduce it to safer levels. According to the

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How Do I Reduce Radon in My Home?

“If radon can’t be seen or smelled, how do I know if it’s in my home?” We get this question a lot. Even if there’s no physical sign or smell of radon in your home, it can still be a problem. The only way to know if it’s in your home is through long term

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