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Mold Testing: When there are water/moisture issues in crawl space or basement, frequently there are microbial issues.  Sometimes “Testing” for microbial activity is a prudent strategy.  There are benefits  to perform mold testing because IF you have a mold problem you can focus your efforts to the correct scale and correct location thus limiting costs.…

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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…

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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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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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