When selecting your mold professional, take precautions to ask what type of testing will be done. How many areas will be tested? Will they inspect the entire property? Many times, price-driven promotions offer a quick 2-3 sample test with a basic lab report. However, they… Read More »Mold Inspection and Testing
Whether you are considering buying a home or looking at potential rentals, it is important to keep mold infestations in mind when touring the property. Mold can damage property, but more importantly, it is hazardous to your health. Even if you are not sensitive to… Read More »Check For Mold Before You Move In
If you are stuck at home due to this global pandemic, there is one thing you can do that will proactively retain the health of your home and its inhabitants. That one thing is doing your own home mold inspection. How to Do Your Own… Read More »How to Do Your Own Home Mold Inspection
Every property owner and resident fears mold in their residence or building. It can cause property and health damage. Yet, mold tests have been given a bad rap because of scammers. You don’t need a mold test, for example, if you can visibly see mold… Read More »Are Mold Tests Scams? Not if you need one…
Home inspections are the most critical part of every real estate transaction. As buyers, the information contained within a home inspection can make or break the deal. Also, properties that tend to have problems AFTER purchase are ones that were flipped, rehabbed or a fixer-upper”.… Read More »Top 3 Home Inspection Failures
Have you heard phrases like “a dog’s nose works better than the cutting-edge technology” or “a mold sniffing dog is trusted and proven”? We are going to dive into the claims of mold sniffing dogs today. Let’s review some of the questions our mold experts… Read More »Do Mold Sniffing Dogs Work?
Isn’t it easy to neglect something that is not in front of you every day? Out of sight, out of mind is the primary reason homeowners ignore their crawl space. This can be problematic due to the vulnerability of the space where moisture is likely… Read More »Crawl Space Mold: A Perfect Storm
Overview of Mold Inspections Mold inspections are many times overlooked by property owners, especially during the critical due diligence periods of inspections when purchasing a new property. Home inspectors are formally trained in the structural and mechanical elements of a property. A thorough home inspector… Read More »When Do You Need a Mold Inspection?
Every house you enter has been made with roughly the same type of materials; cement, wood, metal, and drywall. Drywall is found in the bedrooms, kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms and offices of our homes and drywall mold is found in just as many places. Mold loves… Read More »Drywall Mold: 3 Reasons Why It’s a Big Deal
Should Mold Testing and Remediation be Done By the Same Company? Here in Kansas City, there are a lot of mold remediation companies. Also, environmental testing companies that are performing both mold testing and remediation services. This topic is still being debated. I feel it… Read More »Conflict of Interest: Mold Testing and Remediation