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Mold Matters

English, Fitness / Keep-fit, 1 season, 56 episodes, 1 day, 2 hours, 4 minutes
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Check out world renowned mold expert Mike Adams and rising health star, Jeremy Evans break down everything you will ever need to know about mold, mold sickness, mold remediation and other things associated with Sick Building Syndrome.
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Episode 55: CAUTION!: Humidifiers Could be Making You Sick

(1:00) intro-Mike shares story on humidifiers (3:45) Why might you want your air to be humid (5:20) Mold Shocks (5:45) Exposure to micro-toxins causes... (7:40) Recommendations from Mike (9:50) Thanksgiving Jello Mold (11:00) Mold in your water (12:00) Big Humidifiers (15:45) Wet/dry cycles creates havoc (16:35) Just get rid of them! (17:05) Mold disperses through your furnace (17:50) Steam Humidifiers (18:45) high hyphal fragments from humidifiers (19:35) Stick to individual units (21:35) Don't put water in a duct work system
3/12/202425 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 54: Moldy Sandwiches

Moldy Sandwiches timestamps (8:20) - Requirements for mold to grow (9:15) - Bread - Sheetrock and panelling (10:30) - Lettuce wrap - Wallpaper (11:35) - Baseboards (13:40) - Where the stud meets the sheetrock (14:00) - Mold grows anywhere that's tight and contained (16:15) - Sponges (16:40) - Kitchen Cabinets (17:30) - Big Moldy Mac - tile flooring (20:05) - Water Mapping (21:00) - Steam Shower (23:47) - Recommendations when faced with Moldy Sandwiches (26:43) - What causes a Mold Sandwich (28:15) - Shoutout! (28:35) - Recap
2/15/202429 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 53: Large Homes and Mold

(1:40) Mold and large homes (6:00) Cons to having large homes (8:00) Watch your third levels! (9:05) Cookie cutter vs. Custom homes (11:05) Mikes story with rooflines (18:00) The building process (19:00) What to watch out for while building your home (23:25) Recap (23:30) Cons to large homes (24:20) Know where your Hvac systems are (24:40) Always keep your fans on (25:52) Being careful with custom builds (27:09) Jetted tubs (28:40) Say NO to new build ideas (29:40) Hard to find mold  
1/25/202430 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 52: Get Your Ducts in a Row - Cheryl Ciecko, Architect Specialized in Mold Prevention pt.2

  (00:46) Don't neglect your cleaning (01:20) Tips from Cheryl (03:00) Manual agitation (04:55) How long does cleaning take? (07:38) Are dead legs an issue? (13:41) Effects of humidity (16:40) Air conditioning effects (20:58) Tips to note form Cheryl (22:35) Asthma from dirty ducts (25:32) About Cheryl Ciecko
1/19/202428 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 51: Get Your Ducts in a Row - Cheryl Ciecko, Architect Specialized in Mold Prevention pt.1

(1:00) Intro to Cheryl Ciecko (8:30) Cheryl Shares What She's  (11:55) What Dust is (16:00) Swabbing Ducts (16:50) Bad vs Good Practices (19:30) What to expect during construction/renovations (19:55) Closing Ducts (22:20) Duct Sealing
1/19/202423 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 50: Air and Moisture Issues in Homes - Doug Hoffman, Founder of NORMI pt.2

Retrofitting (4:30) Mitigating homes (8:45) Required fresh air in different buildings (14:00) Holistic approach- your house is a breathing organism (15:35) Dehumidifiers are bandaids (17:10) Doug's story about oil rig (18:40) How Doug got into the air purification business (20:08) Information about Normi (26:00)
1/5/202429 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 49: Air and Moisture Issues in Homes - Doug Hoffman, Founder of NORMI pt.1

Introduction (2:00) Doug's childhood plumbing story (5:25) Tightening up homes (7:25) Unintended consequences (10:00) Products used in the house (12:00) Air infiltration issues (12:45) Mike's story with treatment (16:35) Doug talks about mitigating the vacuum in homes (17:25) Mike's story with crawl spaces (19:30)  
1/5/202419 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 48: Toilets

Mike and Jeremy talk about toilets... yes toilets. (2:00) MOLD IN TOILETS! (2:20) Opportunistic ring is a food source for mold (3:45) Toilet bowl (4:20) Mold load (8:15) Calcium build up (8:35) Potty talk (14:15) Mike and Jeremy tell stories about different smells   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
12/29/202324 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 47: Traditional Remediation vs Pure Maintenance Technology Treatment

Explore the dynamic clash of traditional mold remediation and Pure Maintenance technology as hosts engage in a compelling dialogue with guest Daryl Olson. Gain insights into diverse scenarios as they negotiate the nuances of their respective procedures in this informative episode.   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
12/1/20231 hour, 12 seconds
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Episode 46: Casual Conversations Part 2

Mike Adams and Jeremy Evans have a conversation about a recent treatment they did on a very moldy house.    Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
11/2/202323 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 45: Mold Smells

Mike and Jeremy talk about smells and how to detect mold smells. (3:40) Why it smells (6:10) Mike explains mold smells (8:15) Jeremy's take on mold smells/comparisons (10:30) How valuable your nose can be (12:45) Mike and Jeremy tell stories about different smells (17:10) Meth smells in houses (19:00) Drain smells in houses   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
11/1/202326 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 44 Water & Wicking

This episode highlights how water is the most essential part of mold growth. (1:35) Intro to topic (3:03) Mike's definition of wicking (4:45) Statistic about water wasted (5:45) Rain Gutters (6:28) Porous/ non-porous surfaces   (7:57) Wood   (10:05) Toilets   (11:15) Sheetrock   (12:20) Case study from CDC   (15:33) Wicking on the side of the house story   (17:20) Rain gutters summarization and more   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
8/23/202320 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 43: Cold Storage Rooms

This episode talks about storage rooms in a home and how they can be effected by mold. Advertisment for window cleaning go to  www.mypureproducts.net (2:00) Cold storages in Utah (3:00) What is a cold storage room? (4:55) Issues with cold storage rooms (7:10) Why are cold storage rooms a candidate for mold (8:05) Outside variables that lead to issues in the storage room   (13:15) Water Intrusion/Plants   (22:45) Why this room is vulnerable   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
7/27/202325 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 42: Stack Effect & Ghosting

Learn more about the inner findings about stack effect and ghosting.  (1:40) What is stack effect (6:00) Crawl spaces and stack effect (8:30) Case study about rental property (15:15) Insulation (18:45) Ghosting   (21:15) New Orleans case study   (22:45) Importance of treating the whole home   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
7/7/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 41: Case Study #1

In this new segment, Mike and Jeremy share their on the job experiences. (3:00) Case Study intro (3:25) Beginning of Case Study story (4:00) Narrowing down the root problem (6:35) Moisture/Temperatures/A.C.   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
6/16/202316 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 40: History of the Operating Room

Mike's past operating room experience leads him to the mold realm. Jeremy and Mike talk about the history of operating rooms, cleaning guidelines, scary outbreaks, and more. (2:55) Mike's job history (6:15) Operating room history (7:10) Cleaning guidelines (10:07) Quat loading   (11:00) Mike's history and more of cleaning guidelines in an operating room   (18:55)Scary outbreaks in hospitals   Subscribe to this podcast if you want to be notified for future episode releases.
5/31/202322 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 39: Casual Conversations about Micro-toxins and more

Mike and Jeremy have a more organic based conversation about micro-toxins, toxic homes, and more.  3:10 Micro-toxins 6:15 Dust 8:48 Testing Wonders 11:37 Toxins  12:34 Mike's cheeseburger/exercise comparison 15:51 New segment: hate/dislike and what we love in the industry 18:00 Misleading mold information 19:20 Size/color of mold  
5/15/202325 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 38:Steps to take if there is a water intrusion in your home

Many people across the U.S. are dealing with flooding right now. This episode breaks down certain steps you can take as a home owner to tackle a flood or water intrusion. :20 Microfiber Towel Ad. For more information on these towels please refer to Episode 37. 2:20 Snowest winter in Utah on record! 3:00 Intro to "What to do if there is a water intrusion event in your home?" 4:55 Jeremy's recent water intrusion experience 5:33 Step 1 Identify where the water is coming from Step 2 Stop the Source  Step 3 Start to get some airflow in the wet parts Step 4 Cutting out where you need to...if necessary  12:40 Drying the area, fans, pumps, and dehumidification 18:40 Story about new homes and plumbing issues. Differentiating whether it is a leak or event. 20:26 Elaborating on Timing  23:00 Mold Load, not rushing the situation, and considering a whole home treatment 25:35 Being proactive               
4/14/202330 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 37: Everything Microfiber Towels

In this episode you find the importance of Microfiber and the benefits they contribute to creating and sustaining a healthy home.   History of Microfiber towels (1:20) Microbes vs Cotton (2:10) Advantages of Microfiber starting at (2:55) Components of Microfiber (4:30) Mike's Nate Bargatze line (7:20) Strong attraction to dust and more (10:57) Butter experience and study (13:15) Advertisement- Pure Products Microfiber towels on sale for the month of April! Go to www.mypureproducts.net Jere's bucket of toxins (15:50) Correct wiping method to grasp all dust, mold, and more (18:40) Quat loading and binding 20:00 Washing and laundering 22:55 Surface contact time 28:28
4/5/202330 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 36: Neurological Impacts from Mold with Dr. Diane Mueller

Mold Matter hosts have guest speaker Dr. Diane Mueller who is nationally recognized as a Lyme disease, mold illness, and functional medicine expert. This episode they take a deep dive on symptoms specifically neurological impacts.         •       Introduction to Dr. Diane (1:15)         •       Talking about Dr. Diane's book that was released in March 2023-       It's Not In Your Mind: Solutions and Strategies from Lyme Disease, Mold   Illness, and Chronic Infections (3:10)         •       Dr. Diane's experience (5:15)         •       Mold & Lyme (7:20)         •       Mold Symptoms & their impacts neurologically (10:19)         •       What is neurological exactly? (12:15)         •       Gut & Brain symptoms (15:30)         •        Micro-toxins playing a part in the nervous system (16:10)         •       Dr. Diane's Ad         •       Active Mold in body from Moldy Environment (22:05)         •       Alzheimer's Symptoms (27:35)         •       Cells dying, regenerating and the process (32:22)         •       Light and Sound Therapy (Primarily Research) (39:45)
3/27/202343 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 35: Mold in the Bible

Mold Matter hosts discuss the passages in the bible referring to mold.  Mold is ubiquitous (2:08) Mold Mentioned in the Bible (3:05) Moses and Aaron Leviticus 14 (4:20) Mold Load is in the scriptures! (9:36) Italian Priest discovering types of mold (15:35) Listener Questions (22:15) Most Dangerous molds (22:17) How do I know if there is a lot of mold in my home? (23:57) Why am I sick and my husband's not? (25:30)  
3/14/202324 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 34: Common Mold Myths

Mike and Jeremy show light on some common mold myths and showcase the truth and why!
3/1/202330 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode: 33 Mold Stories with Dr. Olivia Pompa

In this episode Jeremy, Mike and, and Dr. Olivia talk about mold experiences. Dr. Olivia informs us on different stressors and emotional triggers correlated with mold. Her passion is educating people on hidden stressors, one being mold.
2/22/202344 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 32 So You Think You Don’t Have Mold? Part 2

Jeremy and Mike continue to unleash areas around your home where there maybe mold.
2/8/202326 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 31 So You Think You Don’t Have Mold?

Part 1 of 2- Mold Maybe Hiding in These Places... Jeremy and Mike unleash different areas where mold maybe.  
1/30/202348 minutes, 13 seconds
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Episode 30 10 Facts About Mold

Mike and Jeremy go through 10 facts about mold giving insight, opinions, and more facts!
1/10/202332 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 29 Furnace Filters

In this podcast Jeremy and Mike explain all things furnace filters. 
12/10/202230 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 28 Rising Damp

Mike and Jeremy bring awareness about 'Rising Damp'. In this episode they discuss capillary action, real world examples, and how to avoid this issue.
11/18/202221 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 27 with Tom Landon-Smith

Tune in on a special episode with Tom Landon-Smith from Australia. He gives us his life experience with mold and how it has impacted him.
10/20/202236 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 26: Mold and EMFs with Ryan Blaser

Check out another way you can make your home more healthy and how EMFs could be linked to expedited mold growth. Jeremy and Mike are joined in studio by Ryan Laser an EMF expert.
9/23/202235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 20: Venting About Ventilation

Mike Adams and Jeremy Evans discuss the correlation between home ventilation and mold growth.
2/4/202228 seconds
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Episode 19: Is it Mold or a Cold?

12/23/202130 seconds
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Episode 18: Fungal Fatigue

12/10/202134 seconds
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Episode 17: Indoor Air Vs. Outdoor Air: Not the Same

Mike Adams and Jeremy Evans discuss the dangers of comparing indoor and outdoor mold spore levels.
10/20/202127 seconds
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Episode 16 Part 2: Lyme Disease & Mold

9/29/202135 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 16 Part 1: Lyme Disease & Mold

Learn the health effects of Lyme Disease from our mold expert Jeremy Evans, and guest host, Dr. Jeff Wright. Find out if Lyme disease is caused by mold.
9/16/202122 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 15 The Dead Mold Myth

8/27/202120 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 14 Hey, That’s Not Mold!

7/22/202123 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 13 Types of Mold…Does it Matter?

Listen to Mike and Jeremy talk about why it doesn't matter which type of mold you have in your home
6/15/202137 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 12 Dr. Jeff Wright

Listen to Mike and Jeremy discuss mold and it's affect on your your health with Dr. Jeff Wright.
5/25/202134 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 11 Intro to Mold Binders

A general overview of mold binders to assist in your wellness journey.
5/11/202126 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 10 Intro to QUAT’s

Quaternary ammonium cations, also known as quats, are positively charged polyatomic ions of the structure NR⁺ ₄, R being an alkyl group or an aryl group.
5/11/202124 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 9 Bet You Didn’t Know That Was Mold In Your Bathroom?!

Learn what that pink and orange film on your shower curtain is and why your grout is really that color.
3/19/202117 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 8 How to Interpret Air Quality Test Reports

Listen to Mike and Jeremy discuss the ins and outs of air quality test reports.
3/8/202126 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 7 Frequently Asked Questions About Mold

Listen to Mike and Jeremy answer ALL your questions about mold, illness, types of mold, and much more.
2/3/202132 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 6 Minimizing Mold in Your Home

Reducing the mold load in your home can be difficult but Jeremy and Mike have some tips that can help.
12/30/202047 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 5 Deep Dive with Dr Pompa

A toxicity doctor, a mold scientist and a mold remediation specialist walk into a bar...
12/17/202041 minutes, 44 seconds
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The Downfall of Traditional Mold Remediation

Mike and Jeremy go through the process of a traditional mold remediation and explain why it doesn't always solve your health concerns.
11/20/202039 minutes, 38 seconds
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How Mycotoxins Affect the Body

Mycotoxins can wreak havoc on the human body. Mike and Jeremy break down the details on these dangerous toxins.
11/4/202038 minutes, 51 seconds
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Mold Testing Strategies

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10/21/202041 minutes, 59 seconds
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How Mold Travels in My Home

Mold and mildew can spread through a home rapidly under the right conditions. To keep your home safe it is important to understand how that mold moves and travels through your space.
10/7/202029 minutes, 16 seconds