Mold Education Blog
The Mold Medics Team decided to start this blog as an effort to combat some of the misinformation around mold and mold remediation. We hope that through these posts our customers and the general public will have a better understanding of Mold, Mold removal, and the health risks that mold may pose to your household and family. As we continue to learn together, we encourage you to share these posts with your friends and family so that they may also be informed.
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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
“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
According to the International Center for Toxicology and Medicine at Harvard University, “No one really knows exactly how many homes have mold behind the walls, but the best current estimate is about 70%.” Other statistics show that 28% of the population carry genes that make them susceptible to having health issues when exposed to mold.
Did you know that, according to the DEP, Pennsylvania has one of the most serious radon problems in the United States? Approximately 40% of Pennsylvania homes have radon levels above the EPA’s action guideline of 4 picocuries per liter. When people live in conditions with elevated radon levels (above 4 pCi/L) for a long period
You may be asking yourself: why is radon testing important? How does radon get into my home? How do I get rid of it? No need to worry! We’ve answered those questions and more below! What is Radon? Radon is an inert, colorless, and odorless gas that can be found inside of homes and can