Posts by Tom Talen

Foundation Cracks Can Lead to Black Mold

Picture of black mold

We place injector “ports “along the crack, We seal the crack with eproxy, and we inject the crack with expanding  polyurethane sealant. $995. Minimum charge.  Foundation cracks can allow water to intrude and create conditions necessary for black mold to grow rapidly in basements. In order for mold to grow, excessive water, moisture, or humidity is…

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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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Air Sampling, How Does It Work?

Air Sampling A Condominium in Atlanta

How Does Air Sampling Work? Check Out This Condominium in Atlanta How does Air Sampling work? and should I have air sampling done? This article discusses the how’s and why’s. Why air sampling?  Shouldn’t I just be able to “smell” if there is mold in my home?  I am not sneezing so how can there…

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Do Mildew Odors Mean I Have Mold?

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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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Can Black Mold in My House Make Me Sick?

Black mold surface test

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…

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