Over Insulated Attic

Here’s Photo 1 showing an attic with extensive mold growth due to over insulating an attic. Another issue is poor ventilation, and you can clearly see water marks and saturation on the joist. The photo also shows several layers of insulation on top of insulation. This resulted in nearly $10,000 worth of remediation.

Types of Mold Inspections

Here’s a brief summary of the different types of mold inspections that can be performed to determine whether or not mold exists in a property. Air Sampling:  Air samples can be used to gather data about mold spores present in the interior of a property.  These samples are taken by using a pump that forces […]

Containment

Here’s a photo of a room with the necessary containment and protection prior to any remediation work beginning. When hiring a mold removal contractor, proper containment is a must. Cross contamination is one of the dangers in remediation when proper containment and protection is constructed.

Mold & Landlords

Even if your state or city doesn’t have specific mold laws, your landlord may still be liable for a mold problem in your rental. Here’s an overview of the issues. To learn more about the landlord’s duty to repair, see the Nolo section Repairs and Maintenance, which includes articles on getting your landlord to make […]

2013 Angie’s List Award Winner Again!!!

   It’s now 3 years in a row that we’ve won the Angie’s List Super Service Award.  This year was a clean sweep winning for Mold Testing, Mold Removal, Water Damage Restoration, Smoke Damage Restoration and Bio-Hazard Cleaning.  Each of the 3 years we’ve been on Angie’s List we’ve won their award and have the […]

Checking Mold Certifications

In a short addition to our Blog, we’ll discuss the importance of being certified in both Mold Inspection and Mold Remediation.  The first and foremost reason that such paperwork is required is because without proper certifications, insurance carriers will not issue a mold cert for the contractor.  And without mold insurance, home owners are not […]