Why are women 60 to 80% more likely to get ill from Enviormental Exposure?
Thursday, May 17th, 2018 | Categories: Bacteria Health Risks, Black Mold, Children and Mold, Crawl Space, Flooding, Indoor Air Quality, Toxic Mold, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality, Water Leaks | No Comments
Women are much more likely to become sick due to environmentally acquired illnesses than men. Though this is a widely accepted fact in the medical community, there isn’t a clear reason as to why. There have been a number of factors which have been hypothesized through studies and doctors’ experiences. As a society, we are […]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 »
Talcum Powder: The Bad News
Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | Categories: Assisted Living Facilities, Children and Mold, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Is Talcum Powder Dangerous? I probably inspect 10 homes a week and as my clients take me on an walk through of their homes I frequently see Talcum Powder in the bathrooms and baby changing areas. I see the powder on floors in bathrooms and on and around changing table areas. For decades, a staple of […]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 »
Water damaged homes = Unusual mold growths.
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 | Categories: Children and Mold, Flooding, Indoor Air Quality, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
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 […]Read More »
What ALL Seniors Need to Know About Mold
Thursday, December 31st, 2015 | Categories: Black Mold, Senior Citizens and mold, Sick Building, Toxic Mold, Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality, Water Leaks | 2 Comments
Senior Citizens and Mold Exposure Volunteer Inspection Services, LLC is available for consultations Monday through Saturday, 8:00AM – 9:00PM. Contact us today! seniorsExposure to indoor molds is generally unhealthy to anyone. Some folks like senior citizens may develop more severe symptoms faster than others. Those at greatest risk: Babies and children Elderly people Persons with […]Read More »
Asbestos the silent killer – Inspections
Monday, September 27th, 2010 | Categories: Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Most people we know have heard of Asbestos. Som know that it is a naturally forming mineral that has amazing heat resistance capabilities and has been used for decades. Still others know that Asbestos is now understood as a cancer causing agent that attacks the lengs of those exposed to its fibers. You have seent the […]Read More »
What have we done to our children? Mold and thier health.
Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 | Categories: Toxic Mold,Indoor Air Quality | No Comments
Mold can have disastrous impact on the most vulnerable among us. Studies are indicating that long term exposure to even moderate levels of mold in doors can have a life time impact on us.Read More »