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What Is Tvoc

What is TVOC, and What is Its Impact on Indoor Air Quality?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average human spends roughly 90% of their time indoors. However, many people are unaware that the air inside their homes is often much more polluted than the air outside. TVOC (short for total volatile organic compounds) is often to blame for poor indoor air quality. TVOC is…
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The Housing Crash, House Flipping, And Mold Inspections Fraud

The Housing Crash, House Flipping, and Mold Inspections Fraud. “Unreal!”

KEY POINTS The home buying market has been unrealistic, artificial, and competitive for the last two years, forcing buyers to skip inspections and all contingencies. House flippers, Real estate agents, brokers, Zillow, Redfin, Open Door, and many similar platforms “have” a lot to do with this frenzy. They have promoted and pushed many home buyers,…
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Bought A House With Problems Not Disclosed

I Bought a House With Undisclosed Environmental Hazards – Now What?

You just bought the house of your dreams. You’ve worked and saved, and now all you want to do is move in and enjoy the fruits of your labor.  But what if your home is hiding environmental hazards you didn’t know about? This dream scenario could quickly turn into a bit of a nightmare.  We’d…
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Mycotoxins And Mold How Does It Affect You And Your Family

Mycotoxins and Mold: How Does It Affect You and Your Family?

You should feel safe and comfortable in your home. Unfortunately, unseen dangers may be lurking there – dangers that can be making you and your family sick. These hidden hazards come in the form of mold and mycotoxins.  Mold is a significant problem in the United States. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates…
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What Are My Tenant Rights If Mold Is In My Apartment?

What Are My Tenant Rights if Mold is in My Apartment?

If you are dealing with mold in your apartment, it is important to understand your rights and options for resolving the issue. Mold is an environmental hazard that can cause serious health problems if left untreated, especially for individuals that have an autoimmune disorder or weakened immune system. Not only that, but it only takes…
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15 Signs You Need Mold Inspection And Testing

15 Signs That You May Need a Mold Inspection and Testing

You’ve likely heard horror stories about household mold. It’s more than just a cosmetic problem. When mold is left to grow unimpeded, it can wreak havoc on your home and health, paving the way for a world of problems. One of the most alarming things about mold is that it’s usually hidden out of sight.…
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