Links to Official mold resources https://www.cdc.gov/mold/faqs.htm https://www.epa.gov/mold https://www.lung.org/clean-air/at-home/indoor-air-pollutants/mold-and-dampness https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/9789289041683 https://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/agents/mold/index.cfm https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq Fungal Glossary – https://reliablelab.com/resources/fungal-glossary/
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P-traps, what are they?
Have you ever wondered why the drain plumbing under the kitchen and bathroom sinks have that weird bend in it? What is it for? These are called P-traps and do serve a very important role in the health and safety of your home by preventing sewer odors from entering the home by blocking the pipeContinue reading “P-traps, what are they?”
Why it is Important to Find a Non-Alarmist Home Inspector
The sky is falling! The sky is falling! We’re all familiar with this classic fairytale about a chicken who riles up an entire barnyard full of animals with fears of a pending apocalypse after an acorn drops on his head. This type of false alarm makes for a charming children’s story but is no funContinue reading “Why it is Important to Find a Non-Alarmist Home Inspector”
WHY MANUFACTURED HOUSING INSPECTIONS ARE SO IMPORTANT?
Anyone in the process of buying or selling a manufactured home needs to invest in a manufactured home inspection. Admittedly, home buyers will likely get the most benefit from an inspection, but they can be just as beneficial to a seller. Buying a mobile home is a tedious process, especially if you are doing itContinue reading “WHY MANUFACTURED HOUSING INSPECTIONS ARE SO IMPORTANT?”
Mold Air Sample Testing During a general home inspection of a house, we typically rely on what we can visually see and observe. And while we can often see signs of moisture damage or mold, we can’t know what amount of mold may be present in the air when no visual indication of concerns areContinue reading “MOLD TESTING”
Why home owners need Home Maintenance Inspections!
If you’ve owned a home for more than a few weeks, you know that there’s always something that needs to be fixed. It’s a fact of life that while a home is often a valuable and rewarding investment, it can also be time-consuming to make sure that every component in your house is working theContinue reading “Why home owners need Home Maintenance Inspections!”
How ofter should HVAC be serviced?
Every homeowner knows that there are a variety of projects to complete on their home systems. Having a checklist that is available to you as a homeowner to record when you have your various systems serviced or inspected is a great way to save money and time. One of the many systems that require maintenanceContinue reading “How ofter should HVAC be serviced?”
20 things you should know about your home inspection!
Home inspections are a vital part of the home buying and selling process but do you know what home inspectors actually do or if a house can even fail a home inspection? Luckily, we’ve put together the top twenty most frequently asked questions about home inspections and asked the professionals to answer them. Here isContinue reading “20 things you should know about your home inspection!”
How long will it last?
The Life Expectancy of Your Home’s Components Home buying instigates a series of questions that you never had to consider before and maybe conversations that you never thought to have. For instance, how long will this toilet last anyway? In your early years and renting days, these questions were likely never something you had toContinue reading “How long will it last?”
Whats not included in a home inspection?
For most people, a home is one of the largest purchases they will ever make in their lifetime. When choosing a place to live and invest in, prospective homebuyers must get the place inspected before putting in an offer. An otherwise “perfect” dream home could be hiding something potentially dangerous that is expensive to fix.Continue reading “Whats not included in a home inspection?”