Attic Mold?

November 11, 2014 By In Uncategorized Comments Off

Most people rarely look in their attic and are usually alerted to a mold problem when either buying or selling their home.   When faced with a mold problem in the attic the general reaction is panic.  However, we don’t live in our attic, so often times there are many options on how and when you

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New Home Buyers and Attic Mold

June 13, 2014 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Buying a home is an exciting time and people sometimes forget – with home ownership comes ongoing maintenance.  It is not uncommon that home inspectors identify potential mold in homes, specifically attics.  When considering what to do when you suspect there is mold in the attic, there are few questions that you should ask …

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Do you have enough insulation in your home?

January 9, 2014 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It’s cold outside and temperatures are reaching record lows.  Are you finding that your home is losing heat faster than your furnace is generating heat?  Is your furnace working really hard to keep the temperature in your home at the thermostat setting?  Are you noticing that the ice and snow is melting in specific areas

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The Link Between Water Damage and Mold

December 6, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

While it may come as a surprise to most people the truth is, if you have water damage and do not address it immediately, you will have mold.  This is true 100% of the time. Mold has been around since the beginning of time and is a necessary part of the eco system playing a

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Mould in the attic?

September 27, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

It is not uncommon for new home buyers to encounter a situation where the home inspector says, “there is mold in the attic it must be removed before you buy the home”.  While this may be true, new home buyers should understand that just getting a mold remediation company in is not the only factor

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Mold in Attics: who is looking out for your best interests?

April 5, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

Lately, during inspections we seem to be having a lot of discussions about mold found in the attic and how to best address it. Homeowners are unfortunately not always getting the whole story or more accurately, only getting the information that best serves the pockets of the contractor and not the homeowners’ needs. One client

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Suspect Mold In Your Attic?

February 8, 2013 By In Moisture Control Comments Off

We frequently are asked to inspect and provide quotes for mold removal in attics. This commonly occurs after mold has been detected in the attic  by a Home Inspector during the purchase/sale of a home or by professional Insulation experts who advise the Home Owners they may have a mold issue in their attic space

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