What are these horrible spores growing in my houseplant? Spore pictures included! [more inside]
I want to make popsicles. Actually, quiero hacer paletas
. I can NOT find paleta molds. Help?? [more inside]
How can I dry out the insulation under my car's carpeting after a big leak? [more inside]
Is this black mold? If not, what could it be, and should I be worried? [more inside]
How do I remove mold and milk residue from the fabric interior on the seat of my car? [more inside]
What are the health risks of moldy pot? Would such a substance be safe to smoke?
My fiance has been experiencing rather severe migraines for close to a year now. Since they began she's been to many
different doctors, specialists, chiropractors, etc. all of whom have failed to provide an answer. Its only now that I'm seeing a correlation between her migraines/headaches and our move into the first floor of an old house within the same timeframe. Could this be mold or another allergen? Help me figure this out and (possibly) get out of here before our wedding. [more inside]
How can I eliminate and prevent mold and mosquitoes from my apartment? [more inside]
Should I be concerned about mold? [more inside]
Will a dehumidifier work for my mold problem? The size charts say a 25 pint one (~$150) would be fine for my square footage, but would one be able to cover the bathroom, living room and bedroom considering they are separate rooms? Would the air flow be good enough, or should I get some of the much smaller (seems like less well-reviewed too) dehumidifiers that go for $50-$70 on Amazon and put one in each room? [more inside]
Mold and bleach? How much to kill it, but not me? (And I guess not my roommate, too.) [more inside]
Help. We're about to buy a house with mold in the walls. How can I get a sample analysis by mail? [more inside]
This is mold, obviously; but why is it growing only on the seams
of these blocks of wood? [more inside]
Where can I learn more about professional (or semi-professional) equipment for testing the levels of indoor air toxins like carbon monoxide, radon, mold, VOCs, etc.? Here
's a Talk of the Natio
n show that addresses the need, if it helps.
How do I determine if there might a mold problem in the attic of a house we're interested in purchasing? [more inside]
So, how can mold/mildew grow without moisture? [more inside]
How do I kill a mildew smell -behind- a sink? [more inside]
Is it possible to "seal" furniture in a plastic bag to protect it from mold while stored in a basement? Please help me protect my inheritance until I have a bigger house! [more inside]
I have a two part question, about mold in the US, in buildings and the like. I'm thinking of moving, and I'm also allergic to mold. So this is a huge concern for me.
a. What parts of the US is mold rare?
and b. What parts of the US is mold commonplace? [more inside]
What are the real dangers of mold??
Our master bathroom with something leaking somewhere and it has damaged the wood floor under the vinyl. [more inside]
Identifyfilter: What kind of mold is this on the tomato
? What else can you tell me about that kind of mold? I'm curious partly because it's so pretty and also because I'd like to put the picture on Wikipedia as an example of...whatever it is.
What to do about moldy walls and a bad landlord. [more inside]
I've got a sick basement, I need to fix it. [more inside]
Moldyinstrumentfilter: How can I save an accordion from near-certain death? [more inside]
Our kitchen sponge starts to smell like mildew after less than a week of normal use. We use a standard "scrubby" sponge that has an abrasive side and an absorbent sponge side. Has anybody else experienced this problem, and if so, what did you do about it, or do you have any general advice about keeping sponges from mildewing quickly? [more inside]
How do I get the musty smell out of a room, after the musty item has been cleared away? [more inside]
Water Damage: The apartment I'm moving into has significant water damage from last May, and the landlord has promised to fix it. What should I know about water damage repairs to make sure my health isn't going to be risked from shoddy repairs? This apartment is in Austria, if that's important to know. [more inside]
mold? I just leased an apartment and then found standing water, a leak, and what looks like a lot of mold. I want out. Property manager obviously doesn't want to let me out without lots of money. [more inside]
My family has mold growing on the lower portions of inside of the walls in the central area of our 15-year-old home. We're getting the house sprayed, but the price the contractor gave us seems extremely high. What should I expect? [more inside]
I just found some mold growing in the corner of my microwave. [more inside]
Does my painful chest cough have anything to do with likely exposure to mold during my previous living arrangement? [more inside]
How do I prevent or treat mold, or any other kind of growth, on a couch in a screened in porch? [more inside]
What can you store in a damp basement, and what's the best way to do it? [more inside]
Know of any car care specialists in or around Brooklyn that can make my car stop smelling so bad? [more inside]
So I have this opened bag of Trader Joe's sourdough bread that has been sitting in my kitchen for probably at least two weeks now. It looks and smells just fine, not a speck of mold to be seen. Dare I eat this franken-bread? [more inside]
Can you describe what mold smells like without using the word musty? [more inside]
SpoiledFruitFilter: If one of the blueberries in the batch has grown mold, are they all tainted? [more inside]
How to best mitigate a *severe* mold/mildew problem? [more inside]
I just moved into a new apartment just south of Tokyo. The mold is terrible, I cleaned, dehumidified, ect. I can't move, can't exactly explain the problem. If I simply give up on the mold itself, what can I do for me? Benadril, any holistic ideas, ?? any one else have these mold problems?
P.S. I love you meta filter!
Do I have a case? Mold in the home and cable installation: [more inside]
What can I do about a strong, moldy odor that seems to be coming from my kitchen sink or disposer? [more inside]
What is this red mould in my rice cooker? [more inside]
How to fix the drain of my kitchen sink? [more inside]
All my clothing that is stored in my closets or drawers ends up smelling moldy or actually growing mold. How can I prevent this? (more inside) [more inside]
Basements, mildew, and mold, oh my... [more inside]
mold in my plant soil! [more inside]
What's protecting my homemade bread from mold? [more inside]
How do I clean a moldy fire/water safe and the contents? [more inside]
Casting (molding?) a solid object in silicone or similar... [more inside]
It seems that sticking cheese in the freezer
would stop the ageing process, but what about keeping it in the fridge. Could I buy medium cheddar
, and stick it in the fridge for a year before opening it? Anyone tried this, any mold or other problems with eating year old but unopened cheese?