Archive for May 2021

Why Is Black Mold Dangerous?

Metrolina museum of mold art

Mold is a type of fungus that is just about everywhere – it could be under your kitchen sink, in the bathroom, basement, or even in the air you breathe. There are several types of mold, but the mold everyone worries about the most is Stachybotrys chartarum (S. chartarum), also known as Stachybotrys atra. “Black…

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The Most Common Natural Disasters in North Carolina

A woman standing in front of a board reading hurricane slogans

North Carolina has its share of natural disasters, but hurricanes and floods top the most common North Carolina natural disasters list. Floods and hurricanes can cause power outages, property damage, disruptions to food and water, illness, and even death. Flooding and hurricanes go hand-in-hand. On the coast, high winds and coastal flooding happen from storm…

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