The Truth About Mold in the Home & How to Keep Your Air Safe

Michael Rubino

July 18

On this episode of the podcast, Michael talks all about mold in the home and how to remove it safely & effectively. He also touches on important topics including common symptoms of exposure, why eliminating it from the home is important, and why we need to focus more indoor air quality.


  • What is mold?
  • Is mold always visible to the naked eye?
  • How to fix mold problems in your home
  • The top symptoms of mold exposure
  • Not all molds are created equal
  • The most toxic molds to be aware of
  • Is mold on food dangerous to consume?
  • How mold, mold spores, and mycotoxins work
  • Why mold became a problem in newer homes
  • What does ERV & HRV mean?
  • How to increase ventilation in your home
  • Is using a humidifier safe?
  • HVAC systems can be a massive mold problem
  • What is a MERV rating?
  • Get your air ducts cleaned regularly
  • Simple steps to clean your HVAC
  • The most effective air purifier
  • Water and moisture make mold grow
  • The dust test vs. air test for mold
  • Budget friendly tips to fix mold in your home
  • The dust test kit
  • What to look for in a mold remediation company
  • The process of properly removing mold from your home
  • Tips for navigating insurance
  • Can you live in your home during mold remediation?
  • How Michael and his team protect themselves in a moldy home
  • Using natural products to remove mold
  • Should you clean mold in your shower or hire someone?
  • HomeCleanse + other product recommendations
  • How to assess which items in your home can be cleaned of mold
  • Recommendations for testing mold in your body
  • Natural ways to detox mold from the body
  • Advice for traveling and dealing with mold
  • The challenge with front loader washing machines
  • How to clean your dishwasher filter
  • Bathroom shower solutions for mold
  • Hidden mold exposures in your kitchen
  • How often should you do the dust test?
  • Common molds in different locations
  • How Michael got interested in mold

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Jesse Chappus:

Jesse is a lifelong learner and continually research the most current information on nutrition and natural health.

In April 2016, he retired from chiropractic after being in clinical practice for four and a half years. It was time to take his health message online to reach a larger audience. He's always led an active lifestyle. He used to focus on long distance running (marathons) and cycling. He now has a more holistic approach to movement and fitness. He's also a firm believer in a proactive model of health.

About Michael Rubino
Michael Rubino is the authority on mold remediation. As Founder and Chairman of HomeCleanse, Rubino specializes in working with people who are immunocompromised or have acute and sustained reactions to mold exposure. Rubino provides solutions that not only get rid of mold sources but also get rid of the contamination created by those mold sources using his proprietary “Home Detox” method. He is a council-certified Mold Remediator by IICRC and ACAC and a contributing member, sponsor, and speaker for the Indoor Air Quality Association.