New Jersey Mold (It’s not all Super Storm Sandy)

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Flood impacts and mold from Super Storm Sandy have been hot topics for professionals in the mold industry for quite some time.Sandy-storm-pic Typically you hear statements such as “You must be really busy with the storm damage” but recent awareness brought on by Sandy is driving the public to ask questions about mold outside of storm-damaged areas.

“My whole family is always sick” – Mold Related Health Effects:

Mold-symptomsSeasonal allergies are a common concern that is often associated with mold exposure such as sore throats, sneezing, itchy/watery eyes. But as more research emerges we are learning about other ill health effects which are directly related to living in high moisture environments. Infections in immuno- compromised individuals and progressive immune disorders can be related to exposure and need to be addressed by a qualified physician.

“I think I got the mold”- When should I test for mold?

Hidden-moldsNot all mold damage is visible to the naked eye and detecting it can be even more daunting. If you think you’ve got mold, test for it! Young children, Elderly people, and immunocompromised should use extra precaution when occupying these types of spaces. Mold testing can identify potentially dangerous mold types for indoor environments, types of water intrusion and allow you to make an educated decision moving forward with a cleaning protocol.

What’s the best way to get rid of the mold?

Dry-ice-blastingDifferent methods of remediation are available in everything from the traditional scrubbing methods to CO2 Dry-Ice Blasting. It is important to know that everybody’s project and individual requirements are different. This is where having a pro you can trust on your side.

Need Advice from a Qualified Mold Professional?

Does your family have persistent illnesses that you suspect might be caused by hidden mold? GreenWorks can help! We live at the cutting edge of where your home environment collides with the natural environment. We are experts at using simple, sound science to create affordable solutions to just about any environmental issue. Give us a call and we’ll help you figure it out.

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Victor Coppola

Victor Coppola is a Building Biologist with decades of diverse environmental experience spanning natural resource management and contaminated sites to Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and building hygiene matters. He focuses on the three most prevalent issues degrading today's built environment: Moisture Odor & Mold (M.O.M.). Mr. Coppola and his Team are sought out by individuals and professionals concerned about IAQ to those actually suffering from Biotoxin Illness. His hybrid blend of environmental interests and services enable him to give a unique perspective into today's changing environment. Think your home is killing you, better call Victor and his Team at GreenWorks.
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