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What Are Humidifiers?

There are several different types of humidifiers, but all humidifiers exude water vapor into the air to increase the level of humidity in the area. They are commonly used during the cold and dry winter months or during flu season to help alleviate unpl

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The Myth of Bleach for Killing Mold

As a home inspection company in Ohio, we come across mold often. Some people will state that it can not be claimed to be mold unless it is tested, however when it is fuzzy, looks like and smells like mold, it is very very likely mold. We can test it if

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Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

[caption id="attachment_929" align="alignnone" width="941"] very dirty furnace filter Ohio home inspector[/caption] The air inside your home can  be 5 times as polluted as the air outdoors. As homes became tighter and more energy efficient this all

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Lake Homes Have Special Home Inspection Concerns

When doing a home inspection of a home that is on or near a lake such as Indian Lake in Russells Point, Belle Center, Lakeview, or London Ohio or any other body of water there are certain aspects that need to be taken in to account by the home inspecto

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Indoor Air and Mold testing in Ohio

[caption id="attachment_847" align="alignnone" width="677"] mold on stud found during home inspection[/caption] This was in Springfield Ohio, From one of our Springfield Ohio home inspectors the other day: "I just had an agent tell a client that the

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Are Dark Colored Molds Really More Dangerous?

[caption id="attachment_791" align="alignnone" width="320"] Columbus Ohio mold inspection mold testing[/caption] There is a significant amount of misinformation surrounding "black mold". This misinformation contributes to the ease in which immoral c

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Is Moisture in the Basement/Crawl Space Normal?

This is a very common concern among potential home buyers upon reading their home inspection report. While moisture in your basement/crawl space is obviously not desirable, the good news is that (provided the area is not always wet), there is little re

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