The Ultimate Mold & Indoor Air Quality Education Resource!
The goal of Valor Mold is to educate our customers about mold. We strongly believe that an educated and informed consumer can make better decisions when they have concerns about mold.
Included in this article are 40 links to articles that will help you learn about mold! Please bookmark this page because we will update it with new articles as they are researched and published.
If you have questions about mold removal, crawl space mold removal and encapsulation, and other services we offer, call us, 703-897-7121, or send us an e-mail. We look forward to serving you. 🙂
40 Articles On Mold & Indoor Air Quality!
- The Top 7 Things To Look For (And Look Out For) When Choosing A Mold Remediation Specialist!
Our founder, David Myrick, explains how to choose a mold remediation professional.
- Why Should I Be Concerned About Mold?
This article provides you with facts about mold explaining why it grows, lists the top species and varieties, and explains how you can detect mold. Learn more!
- What Can I Do If I Am Mold Sensitized?
Think mold might be making you sick. This article explains how to determine if mold is making you sick and what you can do!
- What Should I Do If I Find Mold?
This article lists the areas of your home you will find mold and explains what you should and should not do if you find mold!
- Top Four Procedures That Occur During A Mold Inspection!
This article lists the top two goals of mold inspectors and the top four procedures that happen during a mold inspection!
- How Is Mold Removal Cost Determined?
Got mold and wondering how much it will cost to remove? This article explains how cost is determined including the top 10 questions you need to get answers to!
- How To Prevent Mold If Your Sump Pump Fails Or A Pipe Bursts!
David Myrick Being Interviewed On The Radio. During the radio interview he made some recommendations to prevent mold if your sump pump fails or a pipe bursts.
- 8 Steps To Mold Removal Success!
This article explains the eight step process remediation professionals follow to effectively remove mold from your home. We posted mold removal videos so you can watch the process also!
- Should I Get A Mold Inspection When I Purchase A Home?
Buying a home is a long term decision. When making a purchase, buyers rely on the good will and honesty of the seller, real estate agents, and the home inspector. The purpose of this article is to explain why you should not rely on the judgement of a home inspector to assess mold.
- Top 10 Facts About Mold You Should Be Aware Of!
Do you know why your home is a perfect food source for mold? This is just one fact about mold. This article lists and explains the top 10 facts about mold!
- Can Indoor Air Pollution Make Me Sick?
This article explains what causes bad air, how to determine if it is making you sick, and what actions you can take.
- Can Black Mold Cause Death?
Black mold, also known as Stachybotrys, is the dreaded toxic mold people worry about. This article explains what it is, why it grows, why it is referred to as the “king of molds” and the top 15 health problems exposure causes!
- Why Does My Crawl Space Have Mold?
Did you know that if you have mold in your crawl space, this could negatively impact the air you breath in your home. This article explains why. Learn more!
- Top 10 Mold Prevention Tips After A Flood
This article explains what water damage restoration is. In addition, we provide you with 10 tips to prevent mold after a water damage event in your home.
- Why Does Mold Grow In My Attic?
This article lists and explains the top 4 reasons why mold will grow in your attic and how you can prevent this from happening. Learn more!
- Top 10 Mold Prevention Tips
If you are concerned about mold, this article lists and explains the top 10 mold prevention tips.
- Does Bleach Really Work On Mold?
This article explains why mold grows and the top 3 reasons why bleach is not effective on mold. Learn more!
- Is There A Link Between Mold and Asthma?
Can mold cause asthma? Yes, it can. This article explains, citing four research studies from around the world. Learn more!
- Does A Low ERMI Score Mean Your Home Is Safe From Mold?
This article explains why ERMI is not a valid test in Post Mold Remediation Verification. Learn more!
- What Is The Link Between Mold and Sinusitis?
13% of Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis. Did you know that mold could be the cause? This article cites research from the Mayo Clinic. Learn more!
- Risks of Mold During Renovation!
Did you know about 60% of homes could have mold? The problem, much of the mold is hidden. For this reason, renovating can cause serious problems. Learn more!
- Are Dopamine Receptors Affected By Mold?
Is There A Link Between Mold and Parkinson’s Disease? Researchers from Rutgers and Emory Universities believe there is. This article explains why. Learn more!
- Does Mold Cause Chronic Fatigue Syndrome?
Scientific research suggests there is a link between mold, mycotoxins, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
- Does Mold Impact The Myelin Sheath?
This article explores the possible links between mold and Multiple Sclerosis. Learn more!
- Does Mold Impact The Brain?
This article explains why mold is a potential cause of depression by citing symptoms, scientific research, and testimonials from patients sickened by mold!
- Are You Genetically Predisposed To Mold Illness?
25% of the Population is Susceptible to Mold Illness! This article explains why.
- 3Top 10 Reasons You Need To Be Aware Of Mold!
Considering that some molds, like Stachybotrys chartarum and Aspergillus, produce myctoxins that cause sickness, the purpose of this article is to list and explain the top 10 reasons you need to be aware of mold.
- Does Your Air Conditioner Have Mold?
Your air conditioner can be a source of mold contamination. This article explains why, health consequences, and what you can do to fix and prevent mold issues.
- Top 3 Reasons Mold Sickness Is A Hidden Epidemic!
Hidden mold and modern day building practices are two key reasons. What do you think the third one is?
- 15 Common Questions About Mold, Health, and Indoor Air Quality
Wondering why mold is a health concern? This article lists the top 15 questions asked about specific health problems caused by mold. Learn more!
- Crawlspace Mold: What You Should Know!
An open or unfinished crawlspace is one of the most convenient areas for mold to flourish. This article explains why and what you can do to prevent mold growth.
- Your Crawlspace and Indoor Air Quality: What You Should Know!
Did you know that your crawlspace can impact the air in your home? This article explains why, listing and explaining the top 5 ways your crawlspace affects your home.
- Crawlspace Encapsulation: What You Should Know!
This article lists and explains the top 5 reasons vapor barrier is so important when your crawlspace is encapsulated. Learn more!
- Does Mold Impact Pregnant Women and Infants? This article explores the possible link between mold and miscarriage, SIDS, asthma, and pulmonary hemorrhage. Learn more!
- Top 10 Mold Removal Scams To Avoid PLUS 5 Steps To Protect Yourself!
Want to learn how to protect yourself from mold scams? Here are the top 10 scams, #2, #3, and #6 are common. Protect yourself with these 5 steps. Learn more!
- Prevent Sewer Backups and Potential Mold?
This article explains what causes sewers to backup and how you can prevent them. Learn more!
- DO NOT Panic If You Find Mold In Your Home or Business!
Finding mold in your home or business can create stress. Don’t worry. Don’t panic. In this article we explain what you should and should not do if you find mold.
- Does Mold Make Pets Sick?
If you think mold is making your pet sick, this article explains why, what symptoms to look for, and what you should do. Learn more!
- Mold Contamination In Schools!
Could your child be sick because of poor indoor air quality? This article explores the issue of mold contamination in schools. Learn more!
- What Can I Do If I Find Mold In My Rental Property?
If you find mold in your apartment or rental home and are not sure what to do, this article provides you with some tips on how to proceed. Learn more!
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