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How to Talk to Your Insurance Company About Mold

How to Talk to Your Insurance Company About Mold

Remember: It is best not to start out by saying ‘I think we have mold’. Depending on the company your claim may be turned down almost immediately. Also; ‘We have a leak that is been going on for some time, like several weeks or months’. Those type of phrases can get...

Landlord Retaliation?

Landlord Retaliation?

A landlord can retaliate for a number of reasons, most if not all are illegal. For example: if you report a water damage or mold issue that they need to fix some landlords may tell you to move. Or after fixing it they may raise the rent to help pay for the repairs....

Renter’s Insurance and Mold!

Renter’s Insurance and Mold!

How do you get your renter’s insurance to cover or pay for personal belongings that may have been affected by mold? And how do you know if they are affected? First, you need to have a ‘Mold Inspection’ done to look for moisture and mold issues. Remember mold under...

Are You a Renter?

Are You a Renter?

Did you know that renter’s have a right to a safe home environment without the threat of mold or wetness in your home? Did you know the law requires property owners to maintain their rental properties without dampness and mold? Did you know that the definition for...

5.1 million mold species

5.1 million mold species

With this many mold species, there are fungi that do many different things. Did you know one species eats plastic? That was published a few years ago and some say that can be the answer to the tremendous amount of plastics in the oceans. Did you know one mold species...

Are You experiencing Symptoms?

Are You experiencing Symptoms?

Some of my clients tell me that their doctor recommended getting a mold inspection after eliminating other causes of their adverse health symptoms.  The reason is that mold under California law is defined as “microorganisms or fungi” which means all living matter at...

It is Worse than I thought!

It is Worse than I thought!

In a recent blog post entitled: ‘A Disturbing Trend’ I mentioned how some inspectors and restoration companies were being deceitful for landlords/property owners when it came to tenants who were being affected by mold issues in the rental property. I had done recent...

Mold—California Definition

Mold—California Definition

In 2016 California Legislature updated the definition for what is called Mold. Per the Senate Bill 655 mold is defined as ‘microorganisms or fungi’. This is important since fungi, being the other word for mold, is also referring to all living matter at the microscopic...

AQMD and Property Rentals

AQMD and Property Rentals

Some property owners try to save money in many ways. At least one way is to not follow State regulations on removing asbestos containing drywall. For example, one Mold Inspection I did involved the need to remove apparent asbestos containing drywall and related...

Mold Consultation; Do You Need One?

Mold Consultation; Do You Need One?

Most people need one and don’t realize it. They don’t know what they don’t know until it may be too late to safeguard themselves and their property. A 30-minute consultation with a Top Industry Expert, Certified Microbial Consultant, can not only help safeguard your...

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