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What exactly is black mold?

What exactly is black mold? Medically reviewed by Jill Seladi-Schulman, PhD on June 1, 2018 — Written by Tim Jewell “Black mold” refers to several species of mold (which is a type of fungus) that have a dark green or black appearance. The most common species is Stachybotrys chartarum. These molds thrive in warm, frequently moist environments, including baths, showers, toilets,…

Chlorine Bleach and Mold Clean Up

The Myth.A myth exists concerning the use and “effectiveness” of chlorine bleach (sodium hypochlorite) in the remediation of a mold problem. Mold remediation involves the removal and or clean up and restoration of mold contaminated building materials. Opposing Views and Confusion.Chlorine bleach, commonly referred to as laundry bleach, is generally perceived to be an “accepted and answer-all” biocide to abate…

Enjoy Fresh Air & Keep Dirty Sock Syndrome Away

When Edenton resident Keith Stevens strangely continued coughing for a couple of months, he and his wife were concerned. Sure enough, mold entered their home after a heavy rain. Through a mutual friend, Keith connected with mold remediator Harry Cannon of Dwelling Management Solutions. DMS fogged his entire house- including the crawlspace, attic, and HVAC ducts. "My wife and I noticed significant…