Q. Attic Mold in Michigan

Common Causes and Cures Mold in attic areas can be challenging at times in regards to determining the exact cause and source of mold growth. However, there are some common conditions that we routinely find during our Mold Investigations that contribute to mold growth in attics. Inadequate Roof Ventilation: The lack of proper roof ventilation is […]

Q. Buying a Home with Potential Mold and Moisture Problems

I know a lot of people have heard horror stories out there to the effect of a mold contaminated home will always be contaminated, or that a home that had previous mold will be “red flagged” in some way and it will affect the value or resale of a home. But, in reality most mold […]

Avoid Scare Tactics in the Mold Industry

Unfortunately, there are a lot of “Scare Tactics” used within the microbial investigation and mold remediation industry. As with any industry, there are always going to be people out there who try and scare people into using their services. They may do so by embellishing facts, giving misinformation or by simply telling you things that […]

Cosmetic Mold

Growing consumer demand for products labeled all-natural or organic isn’t restricted to just the food we eat; a number of cosmetic and personal grooming products are marketed in the same manner. One item that falls into the latter category is a mass-market lip balm (eos) that is widely available, affordable, and attractively packed, making it a popular […]

Hazardous Formaldehyde

Tests Show Flooring From Lumber Liquidators Contains Hazardous Levels Of Formaldehyde Chinese-made laminate flooring OAKLAND, Calif., July 23 – In the latest environmental black eye for Lumber Liquidators, independent lab tests show that Chinese-made flooring sold by the chain emits formaldehyde at levels far above the level requiring cancer warnings under California law, according to […]