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Providing you the latest mold testing and inspection news, laws and regulations for the Irvine, Orange County, CA area.

7 Dangers Of Buying House With Mold

A Hard Pass: The 7 Dangers of Buying a House 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 phone…
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How Mold Can Affect The Value Of Your Property

How Mold Can Affect the Value of Your Property

It is safe to say we dread seeing mold around the home. Not only does it put our health and well-being at risk, but it can also hurt the value of our property big time.  But just how much does mold devalue a home? First, let’s explain why mold can be a serious deal-breaker for…
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Mold Disclosure Law California

Mold Disclosure Law and Requirements for Landlords in California

Imagine walking into your new condo and finding mold on the walls. Heartbreaking, isn’t it? The mere mention of mold can strike terror in the hearts of tenants and landlords alike. Although mold is usually associated with humid climates, no building is entirely immune to a mold outbreak. There is a simple reason for this.…
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Dealing With Lyme Disease And Mold Illness

Dealing with Lyme Disease and Mold Illness

First identified in rural Connecticut in 1975, Lyme disease has plagued the American public for decades. Nearly 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the CDC each year. But what is Lyme disease exactly? It is a bacterial infection transmitted through infected blacklegged ticks. Fever, headaches, and fatigue aside, the most telling symptom of…
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Home Insurance Adjuster

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 Pay For Asbestos Testing After Water Damage

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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