More stories about Mold

  • Mold and Moisture

    Mold growth in homes is the hot topic in the home building industry today. Headlines tout the danger of exposure to mold in our homes and at work. A member of the fungi family, mold comes in thousands of varieties and exists in every indoor and outdoor environment. It is a natural and necessary...

  • Mold- and Moisture-Resistant Products are More Important

    With the current consumer focus on indoor air quality, making use of mold- and moisture-prevention products is important to mitigate moisture's effects in the home.

  • Technology allows builders to address indoor air quality cost effectively

    Indoor air quality (IAQ) was not priority No. 1 for Virginia Ranch Development project manager Davis Johnson as he oversaw construction of an 800-home community in Gardnerville, Nev., near Carson City. It seldom is. Like just about everybody else in the business right now, Johnson's biggest concern...

  • Proper Bathroom Ventilation Prevents Mold

    In the past, the whirring of a fan motor was the only thing homeowners might have noticed when it came to bathroom ventilation. Noise, and more important, indoor air quality (IAQ) as it relates to mold, are issues remodelers have to address during a bathroom project.

  • States Pass Legislation to Combat Mold

    Indoor air quality -- another way of saying mold -- is providing a lot of employment for legislators. So far this year, eight states -- including Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas -- have passed 10 bills that address residential mold and mold remediation...