Mold Remediation

Typically yes, but these services should only ethically performed by an independent third party Indoor Environmental Professional (IEP) that will not profit from the actually findings.   The cost of performing mold testing falls under the $5,000 'mold remediation' cap of most policies.  Indoor Air...

Over the years, research has clearly indicated that exposure to certain kinds of mold can cause health related issues. On-going studies have proven that mold has been linked to the following health problems: Headaches Migraines Sinus problems and infections Rashes Chronic sneezing Watery or swollen eyes Allergy symptoms similar to hay fever Chronic...

Mold is a general term used to describe multicellular fungi that usually grows on organic material. Many people confuse mold with a close relative called yeast. Yeast is different in that it's a single cell organism versus the multicellular nature of mold. Mold can grow...

A musty or earthy smell is often a sign that there is mold. But not all molds create definitive odor. A small leak under your kitchen sink can create a big problem. You should regularly look for signs of moisture in your home or office space....

It takes only 48-72 hours for the growth of mold.  Be sure all water damaged cavities and crawl spaces are dry and confirm that no repairs or refinishing is done until the entire area is thoroughly dried. If you have mold growth, make sure it...

EMERG-NC Property Rescuers http://nc-property-damage.com Your shower and commode are separated your master bathroom and can be closed off when you are using that area.  You notice some minor discoloration on the ceiling above the commode, but you are not concerned.  You can wipe it off another day. ...

The existence of mold in your home or business presents both health hazards and a risk to materials and personal belongings.

Mold is dangerous due to its ease of growth. Most molds grow naturally outdoors and can be easily carried into buildings through open windows, ventilation and air conditioning systems, as well as on pets, clothing, or shoes.

Once indoors, molds grow easily, needing nothing but moisture and a food source such as lint, ceiling tiles, drywall, insulation, carpets, upholstery or wood.

Health Hazards of Mold

Mold sensitivity is non-specific and depends on the type of mold present, the amount and degree of exposure, and the health condition of the occupant.