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AC Vent - Unidentified Object

Can anyone confirm if this is mold? I’m also extremely curious what the chunk of UGO (unidentified gross object) is that is sticking out. It’s not well lit, there’s another larger object that is on ...
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Tough fungus on wall, ready to paint or not?

I have a house with fungus on the walls as the roof was leaking and the house was empty for a while and not ventilated. I am fixing the roof. However, I'm cleaning the fungus / mold from the walls but ...
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What is this weed looking thing in my crawlspace?

I had some plumbers go into my crawl space for some repairs, and were freaked out by some weed like growth which is very white in color. They asked that some water damage restoration team come out to ...
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spots on wood panel

I noticed a number of spots on my house wooden wall that lost paints. Fungus infection? How to treat? Thanks.
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Help me identify: Mold or fungus or Moss?

I live in a rental house and I see this growing on roof. What is it: is it moss mold or some fungus/algae? Should i be worried for my health? The clear line where it grows is likely because it has ...
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Safe & chemical free way to clean AC coils?

My ac system last had regular maintenance/inspection 9 months ago. Normally I have it done every 6 months but due to coronavirus the company I have a warranty with isn't honoring their warranty. And ...
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White mold or fungus on PT lumber

I'm building a wooden fence and have a number of 4x4 pressure treated lumber stacked neatly in my garage. I've been pulling posts from the stack as I work on the fence over the last 4 weeks. When I ...
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Is it safe to throw moldy items away

I have a lot of things which were covered in fungus. I have to go to some recycling area to throw them out. I want to know if is it safe as I heard fungus can get in your breathe. What is the best ...
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How to eliminate odd fungi in Solarium

Noticed fungi growing in my solarium in a few spots - probably a few spots where moisture is getting in. It is really tough, like rubber. Can cut some of it out with a utility knife, but even that was ...
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How should I build a garden fence on the edge of a swamp?

I'm currently building approximately a 60' X 100' garden on the edge of a swamp (1-2 feet above the water table), and am wondering what to build the fence out of, and how to build it as this is also ...
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Help with moldy deck from bad boiled linseed oil job

I need some opinions on what to do about my deck. About about a month and a half ago we applied linseed oil to our deck. Our first mistake was that the deck had a sealant, so the oil didn't really ...
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Is the discoloration on my bed frame rails mold? [duplicate]

So the wood panels lay on top of the metal beams, it's a bed frame but I noticed these spots on the metal and rubbed them off and smelt like rotten eggs please let me know 😑
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is this fungus?

There is water constantly flowing from the balcony of my neighbor on the asphalt and in turn splashing on the wall. There's a huge permanent stain there and looks like something fishy: Is this ...
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How to fight with mold on wall and ceiling connection on last floor

I live in a 4 store old (from about 1930's) building. Occasionally (in autumn, winter or spring) all gable walls have mold/mould/fungus in the wall and ceiling connection. Under my flat there's only ...
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Greenish gray mold on wooden window frame

Does anyone know how to deal with greenish gray mold on the border of my window frame and the insulated glazing? I've never had mold before and my house is 32 years old and very well insulated. The ...
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Can I repaint and seal a window sill that has fungus growing out of it?

I have a long-neglected window sill that now has fungus (not mold) growing out of it. We are pretty sure that the wood is not rotten, as the wood feels firm to the touch. Can I still salvage the ...
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