Alabama family settles toxic mold case with HUD

Updated 2-23-10…

The Trussville toxic mold case with HUD has come to an end. Nearly a year after fighting with the federal government, the Johannsens have finally moved back into their home. HUD completely renovated their home, while removing mold from the unoccupied adjoining town home as well. Unfortunately the unit next […]

Flooding can lead to toxic mold

Flooding and humidity can be a perfect recipe for toxic mold growth. Mold spores can develop in as little as 24-48 hours, and exposure can lead to potential health risks. As a general rule, if you have more than 10 square feet of mold, you may need to call a professional to assess the situation. […]

Alabama floods lead to toxic mold

Toxic mold is a growing concern in Montgomery homes. Flooding has lead to major mold problems where water moisture wasn’t handled properly. Cleaning companies are steady with phone calls from homeowners indicating they may have issues. If not handled correctly, mold can lead to serious health issues such as allergies, skin irritations and asthma attacks.

Alabama school plagued by toxic mold, water leaks, etc.

Selma High School is facing extensive repair due to toxic mold and other issues.  As Superintendent Dr. Austin Obasohan walked underneath ceiling tiles stained with toxic mold and water, and past classrooms lined with dingy carpet, he comments, “It’s unacceptable. It’s just not adequate at all.”

School Board President Barbara Stapp-Hiouas said she would wait on […]