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That Organic Mom Blog Site Features Our Work

We are always delighted to help our clients with their health concerns at home or work. We recently met Rebecca Huff at her home and learned of her Blog intended to help others with health problems due to environmental exposures. Its a awful thing to be ill and even worse to suspect the conditions within […]

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3 Keys to Toxic Mold Illness Prevention

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 […]

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Things You Should Know about Building Related Illness (BRI)

What is a Building Related Illness? The term building-related illness (BRI) is used to describe illnesses occurring in a specific indoor environment. Our clients often experience symptoms of various illnesses only in one indoor environment. BRI are real and can be experienced at home, work, hotel rooms or other environments including airplanes and vehicles. Negative […]

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Red Flags and Mold Inspections

When performing Mold and Indoor Air Quality investigations we look for one or more “Red Flags” through our process. We often find several. Often times property owners may see some of the factors but don’t connect the dots that show interrelated factors. We start each investigation by asking a series of questions relative to the general […]

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9 Symptoms of Mold Associated Illness

My clients often ask about mold exposure and mold illness. I typically meet them after they have been suffering from exposure to Indoor Air Quality Toxins for months or years. Heres a list of the top symptoms they report when we are inspecting their home and offices for sick building syndrome. A sick building needs a […]

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All Black Mold Is Toxic… True or False?

Is all Black Mold Toxic?  All black molds are not toxic and neither are all toxic molds black.  Most people hear the words “Black Mold” and assume that it’s a toxic disease-causing killer. Toxic Mold: The words toxic black mold when used in the media is typically referring to a strain of mold called Stachybotryus. […]

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Indoor Pool Air Quality is Often Hazerdous

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 […]

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Asbestos Inspections – What You Need to Know

Today, we have done a couple of asbestos inspections in both residential properties and two commercial properties. A lot of folks don’t know that asbestos is still present in many homes, especially homes that were built prior to 1975. The materials that asbestos is present in is typically floor tiles, some ceiling tiles that are […]

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When Do You Stop?

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 […]

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Expect What Your Are Willing to Inspect

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 […]

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