Most often, mold testing requests come from people wondering if they have a mold problem because there are no visible signs of mold growth, yet they have a gut feeling something is wrong. They may be experiencing things like strange odors, mustiness, frequent illnesses, headaches &… Read More »Mold: To Test or Not to Test
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
Many people are worried about having a mold infestation in their home or office building, but they don’t really know what to do about it. Even the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not give clear guidelines about when a person should get a mold test.… Read More »Does Your Home Need a Mold Test?
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…
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?
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?
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