The ground may still have plenty of snow cover, but with the temperatures gradually warming up, spring surely is drawing closer.
And that means a return of allergy season.
Like other kinds of allergies, a mold allergy can cause coughing, itching eyes and a runny nose.
TriMedia Environmental and Engineering of Marquette gets quite a few calls about mold issues every spring.
The most frequent cause of mold development is water infiltration, and it can often come through a roof.
But since mold spores are easily controllable, they don’t have to be scary.
Besides stopping water infiltration, many health experts also suggest avoiding window fans once the temperatures warm up.
They can easily bring mold spores inside.