Got Mold: What You Need to Know!

We hear reports all the time about how dangerous mold is and how it can kill you. There was a story in the news not too long about a small leak from a refrigerator that caused mold to build up until it overtook the entire home, and caused severe health issues like brain damage to…

Mold Testing

Home / Mold / Mold Testing Mold testing is an important precaution to protect your home and the health of your family. Every home contains mold and the potential for mold to grow and cause structural damage as well as health hazards for your family. Keeping moisture accumulating areas well ventilated and keeping an eye out for physical symptoms of…

Possible Health Dangers of Mold

Although there are over 100,000 known species of mold, some common household and commercial structure  molds found during testing are: Aspergillus Penicillium, Cladosporium (green/black in color and powdery) and Stachybotrys (slimy-feeling and black, it is often called Toxic Black mold). The health problems caused by these molds vary depending on type, but the threat is very…

What is Mold?

Mold spores are everywhere in our environment. They are in the air we breathe and on everything we touch. Most mold spores are harmless and usually killed by sunlight and some molds help with decomposition which helps plants reuse nutrients and recycle our air. Spores themselves don’t usually cause any problems, but when they are exposed…

Mold Cleanup & Decontamination

Nearly every Utah home will experience mold growth at some point. If proper mold cleanup and decontamination efforts are made, the mold growth can be stopped and your home will be safe. Apple Environmental uses advanced technology and products to find, test and completely decontaminate any mold contaminated area of your home. The  mold cleanup products stop mold growth and can…

What Do I Do if I Suspect Mold?

Mold can be hard to see, especially if it is growing behind walls or under roofing shingles so your nose and any physical symptoms are your best allies. Mold has a distinctive musty odor that is easy to recognize. There are also several physical symptoms including rash, eye irritation, headaches and asthma that may indicate a…

Mold Testing in Utah

Mold testing is an important precaution to protect your home and the health of your family. Every home contains mold and the potential for mold to grow and cause structural damage as well as health hazards for your family. Keeping moisture accumulating areas well ventilated and keeping an eye out for physical symptoms of mold…

What To Do If You Suspect Mold

Mold can be hard to see, especially if it is growing behind walls or under roofing shingles so your nose and any physical symptoms are your best allies. Mold has a distinctive musty odor that is easy to recognize. There are also several physical symptoms including rash, eye irritation, headaches and asthma that may indicate…

Buying a New Home?

When buying a house it is important to have a mold inspection prior to closing the deal. If there is existing mold in the home, you can adjust your offer and negotiations accordingly. Apple Environmental helps home buyers of a mold contaminated property by performing a thorough mold inspection and properly killing and decontaminating all molds in the home.…