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Christmas Trees and Mold

[caption id="attachment_1041" align="alignnone" width="846"] Tree bark with fungus[/caption] With Christmas time here, those of you who put up Christmas trees have probably had your tree up and decorated for a hot minute by now; but could your tree

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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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Mold Behind Walls and Other Ridiculous Claims

As a home inspection company we sell all sorts of things during home inspections. We also come across and read a variety of social media posts and message boards with various issues and complaints. One situation that I have read twice online in only 2

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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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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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Molds and lung problems

[caption id="attachment_865" align="alignnone" width="279"] mold in a crawl space[/caption] In people who have chronic lung problems and compromised immune systems, exposure to Aspergillus mold can cause the infection, aspergillosis. Symptoms includ

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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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Tip to help home buyers find mold

[caption id="attachment_655" align="alignnone" width="793"] Mold on Floor joist, how to find it Columbus Ohio[/caption] Molds are everywhere and home buyers are often concerned about elevated levels of mold growth in any home they are looking to buy

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