Mold

Will Attic Mold Adversely Affect an Appraisal of a Home If It Has Been Professionally Remediated?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

Normally no.

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What Is the Difference Between Mold Removal and Mold Remediation?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

They are used interchangeably where a Remediation is the removal of molds back to Normal Fungal Ecology. You can’t get rid of mold 100%.

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How to Get Rid of Black Mold Home Remedy?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

Black mold tends to grow in patchy / clumped areas. Best way to remove it is to dispose of the removable items or cut out that area of wallboard. Smaller areas less than 5 SF and there are no health issues to worry about are often easily addressed this way.

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How Much Does Mold Remediation Cost per Square Foot?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

It depends on a few factors like access, basement vs attic, finished areas vs. non-finished areas and organisms type (toxic vs. non-toxic). So looks at a range of from $5.00/SF to as much as $25.00/SF (or more).

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Should I Get a Mold Inspection When Buying a House?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

Most definitely. But a basic mold inspection really isn’t adequate. When you consider the house has been prepared for sale with fresh paint, repairs and a top-to-bottom cleansing, you will need an expert who knows how to find “hidden molds” that often go undetected by basic mold inspection.

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Is Mold Inspection Necessary?

By Victor Coppola / July 15, 2019

Mold inspection is often not necessary. If family members are healthy and there are no visible signs of mold growth then a mold inspection isn’t really necessary. But most folks often can’t distinguish between mold based health issues and often can’t visually spot mold growth. In those cases it’s a good idea to have a […]

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