Is your Indoor Air a Cloud of Pollution?
Tuesday, December 26th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Children and Mold, Indoor Air Quality, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
The air in our buildings are often 2 to 5 times more toxic than outdoor air. We often overlook indoor air quality when we consider the factors that influence our health and our wellbeing. You spend approximately half of your life at home, so it’s important to make sure you aren’t spending your time sitting […]Read More »
Is Mold Growth or Damage Covered by Insurance?
Saturday, September 16th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Children and Mold, Commercial Inspections, Flooding, Humidity, Mold Solutions, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
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. […]Read More »
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 »
Things You Should Know about Building Related Illness (BRI)
Thursday, June 8th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Children and Mold, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
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 […]Read More »
All Black Mold Is Toxic… True or False?
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Children and Mold, Indoor Air Quality, Mold Lab | No Comments
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. […]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 »
Asbestos Inspections – What You Need to Know
Monday, February 20th, 2017 | Categories: Commercial Inspections, Indoor Air Quality, Sick Building | No Comments
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 […]Read More »
How We Do a Crawl Space Remediation at Volunteer Mold
Sunday, January 29th, 2017 | Categories: Black Mold, Crawl Space, Mold Solutions, Toxic Mold | No Comments
In this video, I walk you through the process of how we do a proper crawl space remediation.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 »