Why do I Still Have Cold Symptoms Months Later?

Do you wake up every morning feeling run down with nasal congestion?  Do you have a cough that just won’t go away?  Seasonal colds are common to catch.  In fact, MedlinePlus reports on their site that there are over one billion colds in the United States each year.  But cold symptoms typically only last up to 3 weeks so why are you still suffering cold symptoms months later?  There is a strong possibility your symptoms are being caused by mold, rather than the common seasonal cold. Continue reading

Fight Back Against the Invasion of Black Mold

Have you ever wondered why it is so important to get new windows installed in older homes?  Or why insulation between the exterior building wall and the interior drywall is the correct way to build a healthy home?  The answer is mold prevention.  Black mold, scientifically referred to as Stachybotrys chartarum, are microscopic fungi that love to grow in wet, humid, dark places.  Common places for black mold to grow are inside walls, under floors, and above ceilings.  Black mold grows without being noticed in these conditions because these are all places where water leaks go undetected. Continue reading