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Do Mildew Odors Mean I Have Mold?

Do Mildew Odors Mean I Have Mold? When mildew odors or “musty” type odors are detected, some type of mold or other fungus is typically actively growing within a building.  When mold is in a “growth cycle” many types of molds emit microbial volatile organic compounds (MVOC’s). It is these types of compounds (gases) which…

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Does a “Musty” Odor Indicate I have a mold problem?

Musty odors in residential structures typically indicate mold growth, but not always. Generally, when people detect “musty” odors they are smelling microbial volatile organic compounds otherwise known as MVOC’s. When mold is in a “growth cycle” many species of mold emit  MVOC’s, this is typically what is detected in the structure. Normally, excessive: moisture, humidity or water…

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How To Know If You Have House MoldDo You have Mold in Your House Roswell, , Marietta, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Woodstock, Fulton county, Cobb county, DeKalb county.

How To Know If You Have House Mold The first step is to perform a competent house mold assessment: Determining IF you have house mold is the first step; and if there is a problem, what is the extent of it. This may sound easier than it actually is because:

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ACAC Certification, Mold Remediation Certification

ACAC Certification CMRS 2019 Tom Talen Violet Frog Tracy Nirenberg l Financial Administrator American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) www.acac.org PO Box 1000, Yarnell, AZ 85362 | Tel: 888-808-8381 | Fax: 888-894-3590 Not just a Certificate – A Professional Accredited Certification! EARN RECERTIFICATION CREDITS ONLINE! www.acac.live Contact us now to find out how we can…

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Roofing Water Intrusions Can Lead to Microbial Issues

  I had mold on the upstairs bedroom ceiling and thought that I needed a new roof. After Tom’s inspection, it turned out that I only needed

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How To Know If You Have House MoldDo You have Mold in Your House Roswell, , Marietta, Johns Creek, Alpharetta, Atlanta, Woodstock, Fulton county, Cobb county, DeKalb county.

How To Know If You Have House Mold The first step is to perform a competent house mold assessment: Determining IF you have house mold is the first step; and if there is a problem, what is the extent of it. This may sound easier than it actually is because:

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A Personal Recommendation

Professional Mold Testing Tom Talen from Violet Frog, recently received a much appreciated recommendation from Anthony DeRosa from EMSL.  EMSL is a laboratory that provides testing for air and surface dust samples for microbial detection.  They are a company that has offices nationally.

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Mold Testing – A Customer’s Perspective

  Violet Frog (formerly DBA: Tom The Mold Guy) does a great job, and I definitely recommend them.  I am a Realtor, and recently I had a situation with a rental property where a mold test was needed quickly. Tom was able to work this appointment into his schedule, and come out to do the…

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Water Intrusion Repairs & Mold Testing

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Can my house make me sick? Johns Creek Georgia

Under certain circumstances our environments can have a negative impact on our health so let’s look at ways to insure your house is a healthy place to live.  Because significant numbers of people suffer from adverse health issues related to their homes and offices, medical and environmental professionals have specific terms for these situations. You…

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I think I have a mold problem in my house. What should I do?

There are a number of different aspects that are important to understand about mold, and how mold grows in indoor environments. Understanding the characteristics about mold will help you develop a effective strategy to combat it Mold spores are too small to be seen by the naked eye. Only when mold grows in significant quantities…

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Can Black Mold in My House Make Me Sick?

A home owner in Roswell Georgia told me that she recently had black mold removal work performed in her basement. The owner was concerned about her health. She wondered if her health conditions might be related to toxic black mold exposure. Her question was: “Can black mold in my house still be making me sick?”

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Can my house make me sick? Alpharetta Georgia

Under certain circumstances our environments can have a negative impact on our health so let’s look at ways to insure your house is a healthy place to live.  Because significant numbers of people suffer from adverse health issues related to their homes and offices, medical and environmental professionals have specific terms for these situations. You…

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Removing Mold and Bad Odors

Just Say No to Bad Odors Bad odors and musty odors raise a red flag no matter what.  Masking them with other chemical or air fresheners will not eliminate the main problem especially is it is mold related.  See a customer’s comments below on how Violet Frog was there to help. I kept smelling a…

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Can my house make me sick?

Under certain circumstances our environments can have a negative impact on our health so let’s look at ways to insure your house is a healthy place to live.  Because significant numbers of people suffer from adverse health issues related to their homes and offices, medical and environmental professionals have specific terms for these situations. You…

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Can my house make me sick? Marietta Georgia

Under certain circumstances our environments can have a negative impact on our health so let’s look at ways to insure your house is a healthy place to live.  Because significant numbers of people suffer from adverse health issues related to their homes and offices, medical and environmental professionals have specific terms for these situations. You…

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Do You have Mold in Your House Roswell, GA

How To Know If You Have House Mold The first step is to perform a competent house mold assessment: Determining IF you have house mold is the first step; and if there is a problem, what is the extent of it. This may sound easier than it actually is because:

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Certified Mold Remediation Companies in Roswell and Alpharetta

List of Every Certified Mold Remediation Specialist Servicing Alpharetta and Roswell If you are considering a contractor, and they are not certified, then you should choose someone else! Ryan Showers Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. Roswell, GA 30075 404-304-5814 CRMR Thomas Talen Violet Frog Roswell, GA 30076 678-671-6648 CMRS Dallas Gamble US Inspect Roswell GA 30076…

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Do Mildew Odors Mean I Have Mold in Roswell Georgia 30075

Tom does great Mold Testing  

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Do All Buildings Have Mold?

All buildings, either residential or commercial have mold spores present. Mother Nature sees to that. Mold enters buildings in a number of ways – each time a door or window is opened, carried in on shoes, clothing and deliveries. When we understand that all buildings contain some level of mold that is the first step…

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Foundation & Crawlspace Waterproofing

We provide comprehensive site assessments utilizing precision testing instruments. We waterproof basements & crawl spaces. We repair foundation cracks, and solve surface rain water drainage issues. If you have moisture problems, we have solutions.

We have extensive technical training and over 35 years of experience. Our repairs are completed quickly, and correctly to deliver the results you expect.

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Water Intrusion in Crawlspace – A Customer’s Perspective

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Water Intrusion Repairs – A Customer’s Perspective

Water intrusion can quickly escalate mold growth.  Without the correct tools and professional approach a water intrusion can turn into a major nightmare.  Residential customers are not typically prepared for a water intrusion emergency.  Even if you are prepared there are times when the problem is so big you just do not have the right…

Water intrusion ceiling stain

Roofing Water Intrusions Can Lead to Microbial Issues

  I had mold on the upstairs bedroom ceiling and thought that I needed a new roof. After Tom’s inspection, it turned out that I only needed

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Removing Mold and Bad Odors

Just Say No to Bad Odors Bad odors and musty odors raise a red flag no matter what.  Masking them with other chemical or air fresheners will not eliminate the main problem especially is it is mold related.  See a customer’s comments below on how Violet Frog was there to help. I kept smelling a…

Picture of: Mold colonies visible on the wall

Mold Testing – A Customer’s Perspective

  Violet Frog (formerly DBA: Tom The Mold Guy) does a great job, and I definitely recommend them.  I am a Realtor, and recently I had a situation with a rental property where a mold test was needed quickly. Tom was able to work this appointment into his schedule, and come out to do the…

Water Intrusion Example

Mold Assessment & Water Intrusion

Mold Assessment Customer Comments One of the key components to mold remediation is proper mold assessment.  Take note of some feedback we received from a customer. “Tom, Thanks so much for performing the air quality test and a thorough inspection/quote of the needed work. I enjoyed speaking with you and appreciate all the time you…

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Mold Remediation – A Customer’s Perspective

If you are looking for an honest opinion on what your mold problems are, Tom is the guy 1. Tom knows his stuff, works safely, has high quality work.