Environmental vendors should want at least these credentials, or others like them, for environmental work in Georgia and Florida.  Below are industry credentials and certifications Tom Talen has earned: CMRS Council-certified Microbial Remediation Supervisor Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Warfare School, USMC Council-Certified Residential Mold Inspector 2006 Licensed State of Florida Mold Remediator MRSR 3150 Licensed…

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Air sampling picture

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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Mold and water intrusion testing

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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