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The Do’s And Dont’s Of Getting Rid Of Mold

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A slow leak from the dishwasher went undetected for too long. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

A slow leak from the dishwasher went undetected for too long. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Mold takes over. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Mold takes over. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Heather Dunn holds up the "Kennel Club" sign she created for Tom Samet and Peter Hallock.

Heather Dunn holds up the "Kennel Club" sign she created for Tom Samet and Peter Hallock. KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Improper ventilation caused this mold growth on attic rafters. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Improper ventilation caused this mold growth on attic rafters. COURTESY BRAD SLACK KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

This toxic mold went unseen for months behind stored plywood in the basement. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

This toxic mold went unseen for months behind stored plywood in the basement. COURTESY BRAD SLACK KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Hidden mold inside wall cavities. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Hidden mold inside wall cavities. COURTESY BRAD SLACK KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

This toxic mold went unseen for months in behind stored plywood in the basement. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

This toxic mold went unseen for months in behind stored plywood in the basement. COURTESY BRAD SLACK KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

Visible mold growth on the drywall at the entrance to a basement apartment. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

Visible mold growth on the drywall at the entrance to a basement apartment. COURTESY BRAD SLACK KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

A pipe freeze-up caused this damage while the owners were on vacation. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

A pipe freeze-up caused this damage while the owners were on vacation. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

One inch of water in a basement went undetected for a week. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

One inch of water in a basement went undetected for a week. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

One inch of water in a basement went undetected for a week. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

One inch of water in a basement went undetected for a week. COURTESY BRAD SLACK

author on Sep 3, 2011
Mold spores are everywhere and, by themselves, are generally harmless as they float through the ocean air here on the East End, clinging to people and insects as they hitch... more

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