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Did You Know You Have the Right to Choose Your Own Insurance Adjuster?

Disaster hits, and the first move is you call your insurance company. Very nicely, they offered you their best and preferred Vendor to handle the job. But wait, something very important….Did the insurance representative tell you that you have the right to have your own independent public adjuster with no expense out of your pocket?…
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Does the Insurance Company Pay for Asbestos Testing After Water Damage?

Did you know that you could be breathing in dangerous chemicals seeping out from the asbestos in your home? Unfortunately, many homes built before 1980 have asbestos. This means that about half of all the homes currently standing in the US may contain this dangerous material! This fact leaves many homeowners wondering if they have…
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5 Signs to Look for When Hiring an Environmental Consultant

Many people buy property without knowing it contains indoor mold infestation and poor air quality. This can be a huge mistake, as these environmental hazards could lead to adverse health effects. Plus,  any property damage repairs such as mold remediation and removal can cost you tens of thousands of dollars. So, how can you ensure…
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Landlords: Mold is Killing Your Tenants, and Your Bank Account!

Mold in buildings is an unfortunate reality for many landlords. Mold can start to grow within just a day or two if it is exposed to lots of moisture, such as a leak or a major spill. Water damage, mold, and mildew are not just unsightly and unpleasant. It can be quite dangerous to your…
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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 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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