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What molds are, why and where they grow, and how to rid our living spaces of these dangerous fungal microorganisms. The authors furnish clear explanations, examples from actual situations, and valuable advice... A storehouse of knowledge presented in a readable style.(Library Journal)
Mold is a hot issue today, but the problem dates back to biblical times. Jeffrey May, author of My House is Killing Me, is a recognized authority on indoor pollution who focuses here on mold—how it prospers, how it affects one's health, and how it can be remediated.(Science News)
Their handbook delivers both scientific explanations and expert advice. The most common problems can be headed off or corrected once the homeowner understands the life cycle of mold. That alone is worth the price of the book.(Boston Globe Magazine)
A good job on a subject most of us would find less than stimulating... Were I actively listing and selling homes, I would keep this book handy as a reference and I would take every opportunity to see how the issue is playing out at the local level. Home inspectors would obviously be a great source of information, both academic and practical.(Dr. Kenneth W. Edwards Real Estate Professional)
The Mold Survival Guide details mold problems and eradication methods and includes photographs—some in color—that show what water damage and mold infestation look like.(Jim Watkins Washington Times)
Mold. It's a scary, mystifying and shudder inducing word... The Mays explore what mold is, where and why it grows, how it flourishes, and how it may or may not cause health problems. Readers learn how to identify mold, how to prevent it from spreading and when to call an expert.(Baltimore Sun)
Recommended particularly for concerned homeowners and renovation architects, The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health outlines the causes of moisture problems in old and new buildings... Leading you through his most tried-and-true forensic methodologies, Jeff May gives you the tools to root out the causes of the bedeviling musty odors that have forced homeowners to flee their homes.(Courtney Miller ArchitectureBoston)
This book will help you make sensible decisions and cut through the 'fear factor' language in a lot of advertising.(Holly Hayes San Jose Mercury News)
[May] brings real-world experience with the scientific understanding to match. That is a rare combination. The book is a good read for the lay individual concerned about mold, the parent with a child with asthma, chronic sinusitis, or chronic non-seasonal allergy. It is also a good read for mold professionals of limited experience and those planning to enter the profession.(Thad Godish, PhD, C.I.H., Ball State University)
"[May] brings real-world experience with the scientific understanding to match. That is a rare combination. The book is a good read for the lay individual concerned about mold, the parent with a child with asthma, chronic sinusitis, or chronic non-seasonal allergy. It is also a good read for mold professionals of limited experience and those planning to enter the profession." -- Thad Godish, PhD, C.I.H., Ball State University--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Jeff is a consummate mold expert and this book is clearly worth reading. Talking with Jeff in person, however, is even better!Published 8 months ago by Four Square Restorations
This book covers it all- scientific descriptions of mold itself, how to identify the presence of mold in your home, and how to remediate it.
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We had to go through two rounds of mold remediation at our house because the first time around I really knew nothing about it. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Peter
This book is a must read for anyone that lives in any kind of dwelling. Molds, and more, can be anywhere and everywhere. And they can make you sick. Read morePublished 21 months ago by patarnone
The Mold survival Guide for Your Home and for Your Health provides a very thorough, comprehensive discussion of hidden sources of indoor water damage. Read morePublished on June 5, 2012 by Steven Sponaugle
This 2004 book written by Jeffrey May who has years of expertise in the field of quality air management is a fascinating read for anyone concerned about mold in their home. Read morePublished on April 5, 2011 by Newfiegirl