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What is mold?
Mold (fungi) is present everywhere – indoors and outdoors. There are more than 100,000 species of mold. At least 1,000 species of mold are common in the U.S. Some of the most commonly found are species of Cladosporium, Penicillium, and Aspergillus.

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CHLORINE BLEACH & MOLD CLEAN UP
The Myth | Let’s Set the Record Straight!
A myth exists concerning the use and “effectiveness” of chlorine bleach (sodium hypochlorite) in the remediation of a mold problem. Mold remediation involves the removal and/or clean up and restoration of mold contaminated building materials.

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Property Managers | Purpose built Processes for Property Management

As Property Managers, it is often hard to know who to call and what action should be taken in order to eliminate the mold, but here at Certified Indoor Environmental, we are here to help with any mold problem, large or small. Our system means that unlike other companies, we do not have to damage walls or require your tenants to vacate for an extended amount of time. Often apartments and homes can be treated and ready for your tenants to return in the same day. Certified Indoor Environmental identifies the source of the problem and works with you to provide real solutions to stop the mold growth from reoccurring.

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How can mold affect humans?
Although not all molds are bad, molds and fungi can have serious health effects on certain people to varying degrees. The number and nature of these effects are far from certain, however those sensitive can be affected by some of the following:

• Nasal and sinus congestion
• Hay fever
• Sore throat and hacking cough
• Headaches, rashes and eye irritations