Mold Clearance Inspection-Is it needed?

Mold Clearance Inspection-Is it needed?

First of all what is it? This is an inspection by an independent 3 party to inspect behind the restoration company that performs a microbial (mold and bacteria) remediation. That is, the removal of mold and bacteria from a given area or room. The Mold Clearance...
Combined Health Effects

Combined Health Effects

Most people have heard about getting sick from mold and the mycotoxins these produce. Not everyone has heard about Endotoxins that come from the dangerous bacteria that normally grow alongside mold in wet/damp conditions. The latter are toxic as the name implies and...
Take Notice of Potential Issues

Take Notice of Potential Issues

Just came from an inspection where the owner admitted she had seen some moisture or dripping under bathroom vanity a while back. Not sure when.  She failed to do anything about it until I was called to evaluate. The moisture had grown significant visible mold under...
Not feeling well?

Not feeling well?

Many people will start feeling not so good once a leak or water intrusion starts in a home. Why is that? Because mold starts to grow in 1-2 days after getting a water source and dangerous bacteria start growing in 3-5 days after getting a water source. So, these both...
Wax Ring leaks and Insurance

Wax Ring leaks and Insurance

A wax ring leak will normally develop without you being aware of it until it has caused some damage and contamination. What am I talking about? The wax ring is what many know is the item installed under the toilet to create a seal to keep the water being flushed from...

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