Why collect mold samples? Written by Ralls Melotte One might assume that if you can see visible evidence of mold in a building, why would you need to sample it?  But is it really mold?  Most things that look like mold are probably mold, but soot from candles and oil lamps as well as dust…

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Overview of Major Mold Guidelines Written by Ralls Melotte Although some states have regulations regarding the management and remediation of mold, Illinois does not, nor are there federal regulations.  Consequently, several organizations have developed Guidelines for mold.  The ones most recognized include the following: The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial…

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