Louisiana Home Inspectors

Must Report on Mold Louisiana Home Inspectors: A new law in Louisiana will require home inspectors for real estate transactions to inspect for mold and to include their findings in an inspection report. Gov. Bobby Jindal signed the bill into law June 10. The bill (SB 66) changes the state’s minimum standards of practice for […]

New Jersey Gov. Christie Vetoes Mold Bill

On the last day of the New Jersey legislative session, Governor Chris Christie (R) blocked legislation that would have established standards for the inspection and cleanup of mold in residential buildings and school facilities. The measure would also have established a certification program for mold abatement and inspection workers. State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) […]

Mold in the Bible

It would be fair to say that molds have been around since the beginning of time, and have always posed a serious threat to human living. The Bible even references mold and its remediation – “The LORD said to Moses and Aaron … I put a spreading mildew in a house in that land (Canaan). […]

DIY Mold Test Kits

5 Reasons Mold Test Kits Waste Your Money The most important part of a mold inspection is the inspection, not the mold samples The most important part of a mold inspection is the inspection, not the mold samples. Mold samples can be misleading, are sometimes incorrect with both false positive and false negative results occurring, and can […]

Mold Cleanup at Pennsylvania School Cost $1 Million

A Pennsylvania school district will have to pay nearly $1 million to re-mediate mold at a high school building, according to testimony offered at a school board meeting last week. Robert Nesbit of the architectural firm Crabtree Rohrbaugh Associates told the Hazleton Area School Board that every brick in the building and a 24-inch swath […]