3 Keys to Toxic Mold Illness Prevention
Thursday, June 15th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Humidity, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building | No Comments
3 Keys to Mold Illness Prevention: Understanding the THREE KEYS to mold illness prevention can save your families health and avoid costly repairs. 1.Have your home or building professionally inspected by a indoor Air Quality Professional annually. 2. Eliminate sources of dampness, high humidity and moisture to prevent mold growth. 3. Increase ventilation and proper […]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 »
Chlorine Bleach – Does it kill mold or not?
Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 | Categories: Assisted Living Facilities, Black Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Sick Building, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | 2 Comments
Chlorine Bleach (sodium hypochlorite) is commonly found in most homes and businesses. Chlorine is used as a disinfectant in water and many cleaning products. Chlorine gas has also been used as a chemical weapon in war. Many people misuse chlorine, in concentration, and often experience the effects of poison from breathing and skin contact. In my practice […]Read More »
When Do You Stop?
Sunday, February 19th, 2017 | Categories: Children and Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Indoor Air Quality, Mold Lab, Mold Solutions, Sick Building, Toxic Mold | No Comments
Today I want to answer the question “When do you stop?” A customer of ours recently called us in a historic home that he was remodeling that had a long-term water leak in the bathroom. It turns out the sub-floor was fairly well rutted out and absolutely saturated moisture. This leak had probably gone on […]Read More »
Expect What Your Are Willing to Inspect
Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 | Categories: Commercial Building Inspections, Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Just a quick note today to remind you that you can only expect what you’re willing to inspect. When you’re shopping for or receiving services relative to heat and air, cooling or things that could impact the indoor air quality of your home, you’ve got to have it independently inspected. At Volunteer Mold & Indoor […]Read More »
Is Bad Air Quality “NORMAL” in Buildings?
Sunday, January 1st, 2017 | Categories: Commercial Building Inspections, Crawl Space, Indoor Air Quality, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Bad Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) impacts all of us.. At Volunteer Mold and Indoor Air Quality Services, are asked to address IAQ concerns in many types of commercial buildings. In the process, we find, many occupants have some type of health or comfort related concerns indoors due poor to air quality. […]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 »
East Tennessee Fires Creates Breathing Problems for Thousands.
Friday, December 2nd, 2016 | Categories: Assisted Living Facilities, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning, Children and Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
I have noticed a lot of coughing going on in East Tennessee even as the smoke dies down from the recent devastating wild fires in the Gatlenburg and Pigeon Forge areas. Knoxville and the surrounding 100 miles or so has been blanked by residual haze and smoke. What’s in forest fire smoke? Forest fire smoke […]Read More »
Bad Indoor Air Quality Sickens Employees
Friday, October 14th, 2016 | Categories: Assisted Living Facilities, Black Mold, Commercial Building Inspections, Commercial Inspections, Humidity, Mold Solutions, Sick Building | No Comments
Research findings are clear. Indoor air quality is a huge factor in the health and well being of building occupants. The average American spends 60% to 90% of his or her time indoors and while a lot of attention has been given to the effects of outside pollution, the EPA estimates that indoor air contaminants […]Read More »
Water Leaks Can Destroy Commercial Buildings
Monday, September 19th, 2016 | Categories: Assisted Living Facilities, Commercial Building Inspections, Flooding, Humidity, Surgical Centers, Thermography, Water Leaks | No Comments
Water destroys buildings. Often water leaks and moisture penetrations go unnoticed for years. We are experts in Commercial Building Inspections. Having tackled Shopping Centers, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, Schools, Malls, Residential Dormitories, Surgical Centers and a multitude of other projects we understand our clients needs for fast service with quality reporting. We recently completed […]Read More »