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FDP Mold Remediation Blog

Here is your direct link to everything you want to know about finding and treating mold in your home, and other related information that you'll find really useful and interesting. Our topics will span mold inspection, mold remediation, and mold testing, as well as offer you helpful tips direct from our mold remediation specialists.


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Drywall Mold

Drywall mold poses a significant health risk and can compromise the structural integrity of buildings. FDP Mold Remediation specializes in efficiently and effectively eliminating mold from drywall surfaces...
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7 Common Mold Myths Debunked by Mold Removal Experts

Discover the truth about mold from our mold removal experts. Our specialists debunk the 7 common myths for you!...
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Mold Risks in Older Buildings: A Comprehensive Guide

Older buildings and mold: learn about the risks, signs, and effective strategies for mold remediation in historic structures...
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Christmas Tree Mold

Uncover the hidden dangers of Christmas tree mold and how to stay safe...
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Climate and Mold Problems in United States

Learn about the US battle with mold in the face of its diverse weather conditions and how the FDP Mold Remediation comprehensive approach makes homes mold-free...
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Mold on Windows: Causes and Prevention Steps

Discover why mold grows on windows and learn preventative measures for a mold-free home. Explore how moisture, dust, and bad seals lead to mold...
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Why Mold Comes Back After Removal

When mold keeps coming back, it can damage your property and cost a lot to fix. But it's not just about that - it can also make you sick...
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The Importance of Professional Mold Remediation Services

Mold issues are crucial to the well-being of your home and family, so addressing them promptly is highly important...
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Identifying & Treating Car Mold: A Comprehensive Guide

Learn how to identify signs of mold in your car, discover effective prevention strategies, and find out when it's time to call professionals like FDP Mold Remediation...
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Red Mold: What You Need to Know

Red mold, like other types of fungi, grows in damp and humid environments. It is typically found on organic materials, such as wood, paper, and food. Red mold is not as common as other types of mold, such as black mold, but it can still be harmful to human health...
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Mold Mycotoxins: An Invisible Threat to Your Health

One of the reasons you should keep your property mold-free is that they produce mycotoxins. Some mold types that grow on damp surfaces and foodstuffs generate this toxic substance. These mycotoxins cause cognitive impairment, emotional disturbance, respiratory complications, muscle aches, and other symptoms...
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Mold Prevention Tips for Homeowners in Flood-Prone Areas

Mold growth is possible in almost every home. It can grow on any material, including wood and plastic. In such circumstances, homeowners get into a lot of trouble. Their home is infected, and all their belongings are at risk of mold exposure...
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The Hidden Dangers of Mold in Commercial Buildings

Commercial spaces aren't often looked after as diligently as residential spaces. Sadly, many problems there are ignored until it becomes too big to miss. And mold is a common problem in commercial spaces. While mold is commonly associated with residential dwellings, its presence within commercial spaces is a concern that demands attention...
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Myths about the Benefits of Household Mold Removal Solutions

Mold can be an annoying problem, and an even bigger bummer to your health if unchecked. If you're looking for ways to protect yourself and keep the mold at bay you must have all the facts! Here are some of our favorite - yet totally busted - myths about household mold removal solutions...
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What to Do If You Suspect Mold in Your Home

Stuffy, sneezy, and feeling gross? Would the culprit be that green mold growth spreading around your home like wildfire? Mold can quickly become a major problem - but fear not! Ready to fight back?
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Green Mold: Is it Dangerous and How Do You Deal with It?

Though it is not typically dangerous, indoor green mold can cause a wide range of health problems and can damage the materials it grows on. It is essential to identify and control green mold to protect your health. This article will discuss the dangers of green mold and how to best deal with it if mold is found in your house...
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Mold vs. Mildew vs. Fungi: What Is the Difference?

Are you facing mold and mildew symptoms in your home lately but are unsure about what it is? Mold, mildew, and fungus are terms often used interchangeably to describe this condition. It grows in moist and damp conditions. If there is excessive humidity and moisture, it flourishes and can result in a major mold infestation...
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What Are The Signs of Yellow Mold and How Can You Get it Removed?

There are around 300 distinct mold types with various colors that can be found in houses. You undoubtedly have a lot of questions about yellow mold, sometimes called slime mold, if it has been discovered in your home. These questions likely center on what it is, how it got there, and how to get rid of it...
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How Long Does Mold Remediation Take?

Mold is an undesirable and dangerous issue that can spread quickly and harm your health. Mold remediation is a comprehensive strategy that may be used to handle this situation and ensure the mold is permanently removed from the affected area and never reappears...
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Signs You May Have Mold Inside Walls And How To Deal With It

Do you know that mold has existed for several million years now? As a natural phenomenon that occurs nearly anywhere there is oxygen and moisture, it is no surprise to discover mold around your home or office inside walls...
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Mold in Air Conditioner: How to Clean and Prevent Growth

If someone in your home has a mold allergy, mold and mold spores can worsen the air quality there. Your air conditioner may contain mold, which is dangerous to your health and seriously damages the AC device...
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Clean, Kill, or Remediate: How to Get Rid of Mold For Once & For All

Finding black mold patches in your bathtub or basement is an unpleasant sight, and it sends a negative vibe throughout your home. You may dismiss them at first because they are not readily apparent, but these mold patches may swiftly spread throughout your home if they are left unchecked and may become difficult to eradicate later on...
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Understanding How Mold Spreads in a House

Mold is a massive problem indoors. It is typically seen as a fuzzy matter on dead fruits and vegetables, black spots on damp walls and furniture, and sometimes a thin orange layer on the kitchen drain. What exactly is mold? And how do you get rid of it once and for all?...
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When Mold Remediation Is Necessary

Did you know that mold spores produce allergens, irritants, and other toxic substances? In fact, inhaling or touching the spores could result in allergic reactions such as red eyes, sneezing, skin rashes, and in severe cases - asthma attacks. Your property also risks structural damages. If you notice black mold in your home or office, take immediate action...
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Mold Remediation Cost Guide

Mold growth is a common occurrence that can affect any household. If you see a part of your windows, walls, or doors being covered by black or colored patches, there is a high chance that what you're seeing is mold. If you live in an environment that's often damp or humid, such conditions only increase the chances of mold growing in your home...
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Is Mold Inspection Required Before Remediation?

Around 70% of households struggle with mold every day. At some point, home and business owners have to contemplate whether to opt for mold remediation services immediately or start with an inspection. The reality is that either way can work in your favor; it all depends on the situation at hand...
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Can Basement Mold Make You Sick?

Mold is a nightmare that can cause various infections and allergies which can seriously impact your health. Statistics show that around 4.6 million asthma cases are the result of mold and dampness in homes and offices. That's pretty shocking, right? Here's what you should know about the common nature of mold, the health and property damage it can cause, and the best remediation approach...
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How to Get Rid of Mold in Your House

The 'we are cool' reception mold gets in people's homes is alarming. Why would people be so chill about something so important? It may be because these people cannot correctly weigh the danger that mold poses to health and their property.
The first thing we need to emphasize early in this article is - mold is dangerous! Many members of residential or commercial apartments have treated them as roommates, and it needs to stop!...
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How to Stop Mold Growth after Your Home Floods

My deep condolences to everyone who was a victim of the recent floods in the United States. No one should talk down the impact of this disaster. A spilled bowl of water can do untold damages to home appliances; imagine the serious flood damage. Tackling floods is a topic that has probably existed since man and water coexisted...
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15 Most Common Places for Mold Growth in Your Home

Something about the way modern homes are built seems to be a magnet for mold growth. Most homeowners understand the importance of having clean water, clean air, and a generally habitable environment. However, mold growth poses a challenge to all of that...
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Why We Don't Recommend Removing Mold by Yourself

Mold is one of many concerns that plague homeowners. It is unsightly, making the house look old, untidy and unpleasant to behold, even in newer properties. It can cause dark stains on the walls of your kitchen and bathrooms. As this fungus accumulates and grows over time, it feeds on damp wood or other building materials, causing them to deteriorate...
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Mold Exposure: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

Do you know that 93% of chronic sinus infections have been attributed to mold? So whether or not you believe it, that seemingly harmless greenish black stain on your wall can cause a lot of damage. Exposure to mold causes several severe symptoms in children, older adults, and people with allergies. In addition, long-term mold exposure can lead to lung problems. But, many people suffer from mold exposure without knowing the root cause of their problems...
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4 Common Signs to Detect Mold in your Home

It usually starts with a little cough and sneezing. Before you know it, it seems like everyone in your house has allergies. But, it's not your seasonal allergies. You get a little alarmed, wondering what the cause might be. Well, you are right to be alarmed because it just might be MOLD! Mold in your home can go undetected, causing dangerous health issues for your children and pets...
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Why You Need a Mold Remediation Protocol

You think it is a trick of the light the first time. You take a closer look. And yes, the mold is back! You have tried everything. All the DIY tips on the internet don't seem to be working. You might have even called a mold removal company. But, the mold just grows back a few weeks or months after...
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Black Mold Spores Explained and How They Can Affect Your Health

Do you have a leak in your kitchen? Or maybe you had a recent flood that took a while to completely remove. You might be in danger of a black mold invasion. What's that?! That's what you're about to find out....
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Why Professional Mold Remediation is Critical

Mold is a problem that any modern homeowner should be prepared to face. Several things could cause this problem, from flood to minor leakages. You might feel tempted to ignore one little spot of mold. But, when you consider the adverse effects that toxic mold can have on your health and environment, you know you need a solution...
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Mold Removal vs. Mold Remediation: What's the Difference?

Do you have a mold problem? If so, then you have likely already come across the terms mold removal and mold remediation. While these terms are often used interchangeably, the truth is that they are different...
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Getting Rid of Mold in Walls

Why does mold settle in walls? Mold grows in walls and settles there because one of the things it needs to grow is high humidity. Water leaks, leaking pipes, and condensation (more common to windows in winter than to walls), are the most common causes...
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How Can Mold Damage Your House

You may already be familiar with the existence of mold. It naturally occurs if there is excess humidity in an area. It can grow on furniture, carpets, appliances, floors, drywall, and plaster walls. However...
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How to Deal with Summer Mold Season

Everyone loves the summer months. The weather is warm and humid especially in the eastern seaboard, located near the ocean. It is the perfect time for outdoor activities and cooking burgers in your backyard...
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Common Myths About Indoor Mold

People know more about what to do with moldy food (throw it away!) than they do about how to treat mold in their home. As our experts go to mold remediation jobs, they often meet people who don't know a lot about indoor mold or believe things that are simply not true...
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How to prevent COVID-19 spread at your home or office (Infographic)

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold. With no end to the crisis in sight, it's important to stay vigilant and not to let our guard down. The first step in protecting ourselves from this infectious disease is being well informed on how it spreads and the preventive measures that we need to take...
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How to Clean Your Home and Office to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

FDP Mold Remediation has experience in disinfecting properties from mold, bacteria, and viruses. It is an important part of mold remediation, especially in the aftermath of water damage. Then Coronavirus turned the world upside down, and we saw a way to help our friends and neighbors with professional disinfecting services...
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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Remove Mold Yourself

Many people are tempted to treat their mold problem themselves. They think that they don't need the services of a professional mold removal & remediation service. Let me tell you this straight up, this isn't like putting up a few shelves. Mold removal and remediation is a tough...
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How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your House?

Mold in your home can take many different appearances. It can be that slimy black spot growing on your shower curtain, the slick orange film that forms on the kitchen drain, or the white patches on the floor of your basement...
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What Does it Mean to Remediate Mold?

If you are dealing with any type of mold problem in your home today, it is important that you become familiar with what it means to take care of these issues as soon as possible. Because mold can cause a wide range of different health and medical problems...
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What is Black Mold?

Black mold is a common type of mold from the species S. Chartarum. It is also known as the toxic black mold in the United States, and in most cases, it is related to the poor quality of the air indoors...
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How Long Does it Take Mold to Grow?

Have you ever noticed organic growth in damp areas of your house, accompanied by a particularly pungent smell? If you have, then you can very well accept the fact that you have a mold problem. Mold is a type of fungus which usually grows on damp surfaces...
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What You Should Know About Mold

If your home has mold you should make sure it is it taken care of as soon as you can. Mold can spread really quickly, and it is more than just black spots...
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Mold Could Be Affecting Your Health

As we all know, indoor air quality is very important for our health - we spend a lot of time indoors, and home is supposed to be a safe place to be. That's why indoor mold can be a greater health risk today...
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What Causes Mold?

Mold spores are like tiny seeds, floating through the air until they land somewhere. Think about planting seeds in the ground. If the conditions are right, with moisture and nutrients, then the seed will sprout and grow...
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