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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 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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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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Too Much Of A Good Thing…….

Too much of a good thing….. is a bad thing Of course water is essential to life. However, as a destructive force, water can destroy buildings.Commercial buildings like homes can suffer water dam age that results in loss of building value, expensive repairs loss of use and a major decline in indoor air quality with […]

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Dr. Sobek says “Mold means misery for many Americans”

Mold Means Misery for Many Americans. by Dr. Ed Sobek on September 2, 2014 The drama associated with these microbes is taxing. Homeowners, property managers, renters, realtors, investors, banks, insurance companies are a handful of stakeholders affected when suspicions are raised that “Mold” is the culprit. I deal with mold on a daily basis. As […]

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Humidity in your home – Know it and Control It

How much moisture in a home is “normal”? The answer is different in every home.  Moisture is generated by multiple factors such as: Home many people live in the home? How much cooking, like boiling pots and baking, is being done? How “tight” is the home?  Outdoor to indoor air exchanges. Is the home a […]

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A silent killer within your walls?

Drip, Drip, Drip… I recently purchased a fourteen year old home to “flip” in the Knoxville area. Being a professional in the building and home inspection field for more than a decade you would think I knew precisely what I was getting into. Well not exactly. The home was purchased from an estate. It seems that […]

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