Mold (or mildew) is the common name for fungi in the indoor environment, although molds are found everywhere in both the indoor and outdoor environment. Learn more about the health effects, prevention, and how to fix the problem.
Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used commonly in building construction materials for insulation and as a fire-retardant. Asbestos is still used in building products because of its insulation, chemical, fire and heat-resistant characteristics. It is reported to exist in over 3,000 different building products.