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Is Mold Growth or Damage Covered by Insurance?

Is mold covered by my Homeowners (HO) or Business Owners (BO) Insurance? If you have discovered mold growths in your home you might ask the above question. Some of my clients assume that the insurance policy they have been paying for years will have their back. However, the truth, can be a disappointment for many. […]

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Water damaged homes = Unusual mold growths.

Buildings with long term water damage often create significant health risks for the occupants and sometimes the structure itself. Chaetomium in Indoor Environment: What Are The Implications? Chaetomium is most commonly found in water damaged buildings. Species of Chaetomium are strongly cellulolytic and found in soil, on paper, straw, cloth, cotton and other cellulose-containing substrates like floor joists and typical […]

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Water Leaks Can Destroy Commercial Buildings

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 […]

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A Simplified Guide to Mold Inspection and Remediation

Mold clean up and removal is not a “Do It Yourself” type of project. I often see attempts by well meaning property owners or their handy men that have gone horribly wrong and sometimes someone ends up quite ill with respiratory illness that may take years to treat. A healthy dose of caution up front can […]

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3 Top Sources of Water Damage and How to Avoid Them

Top 3 Sources of Water Damage: Washing Machine Hoses Shower / Tub – Grout and Caulking Water Heaters The best way to avoid indoor flooding mold growth is a regular “Check Up” on these systems. In our practice we see lots of water damage in homes and businesses. Our new clients typically call us in a panic […]

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Real Estate Inspections- Enviormental Issues- 5 Questions

Buyers Beware! Regardless of whether your buying a Home or Commercial Property you should consider an environmental assesment before you close. Most property investments include a General Home Inspection or General Commercial Property Inspection.  You’ll insist on the inspection because you want to verify function of the plumbing, electrical and HVAC systems function to insure there are […]

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