Are we poisoning ourselves with products?
Saturday, December 30th, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Children and Mold, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building | No Comments
New Year – Better Health. Perhaps the better question is: Why are we using products in our homes and bodies that have known toxicity? Recently I have been reading a great deal about common products we find in our homes and the epidemic of immune diseases and chemical sensitivities that many of us suffer from. […]Read More »
8 Dirty Little Secrets in Your Crawl Space
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Black Mold, Children and Mold, Crawl Space | No Comments
Most of us have no desire to enter space that lies beneath our homes. Crawl Spaces typically are dark, dirty and damp. A haven for spiders and animal waste prevents them from being an attractive venue for even the most adventurous of us. The conditions within Crawl Spaces prevents most East Tennessee homeowners from seeing the damage that can […]Read More »
Indoor Pool Air Quality is Often Hazerdous
Monday, April 10th, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Children and Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Commercial Inspections, Indoor Air Quality, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Ever spent time at an indoor pool? Many of us have experienced indoor pools while traveling to hotels with them or attending swim meets. Indoor pools provide a great way to break the winter blahs and get some good exercise. But is it truly a health way to exercise? In a recent travel trip to Michigan […]Read More »
Your Cell Phone Is Contaminated!
Sunday, January 22nd, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Surgical Centers | No Comments
Hi, everybody. It’s Bob of Volunteer Mold & Indoor Air Quality here talking about something that’s pretty darn disgusting—your cell phone. A recent survey done on cellphone users—their hands and their devices themselves. They found that more than 80% of the devices that are owned by men and 60% of the cellphones held by women have […]Read More »
Effects of a Leaking Wastewater Line
Thursday, January 19th, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Mold Solutions, Water Leaks | No Comments
WATCH THE VIDEO: I want to share an experience I had recently. It’s all too common occurrence that a client has a slow minor leak that may remain undiscovered for months or years. We get several of these calls every year. A great customer contacted me and related that her home had a leaking, waste […]Read More »
One of The Biggest Mistakes You Could Make
Sunday, January 15th, 2017 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Mold Solutions, Sick Building | No Comments
WATCH THE VIDEO: I did an inspection yesterday for a young family that was trying to vet a house they were looking at purchasing. They went through the typical steps of having a home inspector come out and do a general home inspection for things like windows and doors and function of appliances and many […]Read More »
Reasons our customers choose us.
Saturday, December 10th, 2016 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Commercial Building Inspections, Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
We frequently ask our clients why they choose Volunteer Inspections to help them with their property inspection. They tell us that our “holistic approach” to understanding building issues serves them best. We call this “Diversity of Disciplines and Experience”. Our inspectors have decades of building inspection […]Read More »
Can Your Pets Can Get Sick and Die From Mold?
Friday, October 21st, 2016 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Black Mold, Children and Mold, Toxic Mold, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality, Water Leaks | No Comments
We frequently perform Indoor Air Quality and Mold Inspections where both the family and pets they love are quite ill. While molds are key parts of many natural ecosystems, some types pose a serious health risk for animals. Volunteer Mold and Indoor Air Quality Services located in Knoxville Tennessee has made its mission “to quickly, […]Read More »
Cleaning your Air Ducts?
Monday, September 19th, 2016 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Children and Mold, Commercial Inspections, Crawl Space, Senior Citizens and mold, Sick Building, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
A recent Enviormental Protection Agency (EPA) has estimated that the average american family contributes 40 pounds of dust per year to their Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system. Are you considering cleaning your air ducts? Is it a good or bad idea? We at Volunteer Mold and Indoor Air Quality think its a very […]Read More »
Whats wrong with Bat Poop (Guano) ?
Monday, February 29th, 2016 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Children and Mold, Commercial Inspections, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Guano Can Make you sick: I get a few dozen, client inquiries every year, asking if bats can make them sick. Just this month I have had three clients call with concerns finding Bats living in their attics. I have nothing against Bats and know that they have critical role in removing peak insects from around our homes. […]Read More »