Kirsten Redd

Crawl space mold: are you on top of this hidden danger?

Here in the Greenville area, crawl spaces are the go-to preference of builders since they’re more affordable than concrete slab and are often a convenient location to store wiring or plumbing. Since a home needs a moisture barrier between the ground and the living space, they also happen to be a convenient location for mold …

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What’s black & white & pink all over?

If you guessed your shower curtain, you might just be right. What IS that pink, orangish stuff on the bottom of your shower curtain?? If pink isn’t your signature color, why are you decorating with it in your bathroom? Is it pink shower mold? Pink mildew? Orange mold? Orange mildew? Close! It’s actually: Serratia marcescens …

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Growing old vs growing mold: what’s the difference?

Not your usual self? Taking longer than normal to get up in the morning? While “I’m growing OLD” is obviously true, “I’m growing MOLD” may actually be to blame. We often credit… Fatigue and weakness Poor memory, difficult word finding Difficulty with concentration Sudden weight gain Morning stiffness, joint pain Increased urinary frequency or increased …

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Time to ‘settle the spore’ once and for all

Mold is a nasty business, the type that can leave you beat down and even sick. It’s creeped into your personal space and before you realize the effect it’s had on you, a toxic match has begun. You’re breathless from the fight (which you didn’t even know you were having) and you’ve unknowingly allowed yourself …

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Mold: the little-known link to unexplained sickness

  Symptoms of Mold-Associated Illness²: Fatigue and weakness Headache (ice pick pain, a sharp pain like a knife going through your head) Poor memory, difficult word finding Difficulty with concentration Anxiety, depression Sudden weight gain Morning stiffness, joint pain Unusual skin sensations, tingling and numbness Shortness of breath, sinus congestion, nasal congestion or chronic cough …

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