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6 dangers of buying house with mold

A Hard Pass: The 6 Dangers of Buying a Property with Mold

  “I was in escrow and had them inspect the new home for mold. Many forms of mold were found in all bathrooms and kitchens, including airborne black mold. We were able to negotiate a $10,000 price reduction on our home as a result.  Dorsaye was very attentive and thorough. She always picked up the…
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how to prevent mold in basement crawlspace

How to Prevent Mold From Growing in Your Crawl Space & Basement

Your basement is a place that creates many opportunities for mold to flourish. Between higher humidity, less ventilation, a range of plumbing pipes and HVAC ducts, and flooding from improperly placed gutters or storms, there are many ways that mold can end up growing in your basement. If you want to make sure that your…
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mold growth due to water damage

What to Do When There’s Water Damage, Mold, & Mildew

Mold is incredibly common and can be found in many properties throughout the United States. One of the reasons for mold being found in so many homes is that it easily grows in indoor spaces that are exposed to moisture, damp air, and insufficient sun exposure. Some types of mold are great, like the kind…
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indoor mold testing on carpet

Mold on Carpet: The Risks of Indoor Mold and How to Test for It

If you have carpet in your home, then you know how challenging it can be to keep it clean and dry at all times. Carpet can absorb moisture when people walk into a home after a rainy day, spill a drink, or simply if the air is humid. The problem is moist carpets are one…
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Lung Agitation From Coronavirus And Mold

Lung Agitation From Coronavirus And Mold

As we all have heard from Health Officials, Coronavirus COVID-19, causes respiratory illnesses. The sinuses and lungs are usually affected first. Early symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. These will appear as soon as 2 days, or as long as 14 days, after exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Indoor mold growth can be…
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Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mold Testing Service

7 Questions To Ask Before Choosing A Mold Testing Service

Did you know that of the 21.8 million cases of asthma in the US, about 4.6 million of them are attributed to mold and dampness exposure? Approximately 25% of the US population has a genetic predisposition that makes them susceptible to illnesses caused by mold. Even more surprising is the fact that every year, mold destroys more…
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