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How Much Do Mold Inspections Cost?

Mold inspection costs vary widely depending on the size of the property, extent of the mold inspection, number of mold samples, and other factors. We've heard of price quotes as low as $300 and as high as $3,000. While cost is clearly an important factor for most...

What Is Mold Testing?

Broadly speaking, most mold testing involves taking a sample of either the air or a surface. Essentially, a mold inspector "tests" the air or surface to find out what kind of mold exists and/or if the mold found is able to grow in the area tested. Mold Testing: Air...

Mold Home Test Kits vs. Mold Inspection

We advise AVOIDING mold test kits. Unfortunately, home mold test kits are a waste of money. Here are several reasons to consider... 5 Reasons Mold Test Kits Waste Your Money The most important part of a mold inspection is the inspection, not the mold samples. Mold...

All About Toxic Mold

What Is Toxic Mold? The term "toxic mold" is loosely used in the industry and has different meanings depending upon the user. It commonly refers to a group of molds capable of producing toxins and that have received a lot of attention in the media. The topic of mold...

How to Find a Qualified Mold Inspector

Important Tips To Find A Mold Inspector Finding a good mold inspector is somewhat akin to finding a good doctor or mechanic. Some time and effort is required and even with that effort, sometimes mistakes and poor choices still happen. However, you can still put the...

Streptomycetes and Toxic Mold in the Home

Johansson, E., S. J. VESPER, L. Levin, G. LeMasters, S. Grinshpun, AND T. Reponen. Streptomycetes in house dust: associations with housing characteristics and endotoxin. INDOOR AIR. Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, 21(4):300-310, (2011). Impact/Purpose: Approximately...

Mold Lawsuits

Mold is found just about anywhere there is moisture, a lack of ventilation, and the right temperature. Fruit that isn't eaten in time often develops nasty (but harmless) mold as it expires, for instance. But some molds can cause serious health problems once they get a...

Mold Can Cause Headaches

Chronic headaches are usually caused by an underlying medical condition. Celiac disease, high blood pressure, and thyroid disorders can all cause severe headaches and migraines. The same is true of nutritional deficiencies, particularly a chronic lack of magnesium in...

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