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What Lies Beneath – New Infrared Technology Investment Doubles Down on Testing Data and Efficiency

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

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Dr. Phil Asks Top Mold Inspection Company, Mold Inspection Sciences, to Investigate a Guest’s Mold Problem

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018

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Why I Do What I Do

Friday, 22 Sep 2017

I have been getting a lot of questions lately such as “Do you like what you do?” or “What made you get into mold inspecting?”. Typically, my clients a... Continue reading

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Strange Odor Leads to Unpleasant Discovery

Friday, 09 Dec 2016

I arrived on site and met with my client. I wore street clothes as she didn’t want any of her neighbors or board members of her homeowners’ associatio... Continue reading

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How Things Went from Bad to Worse: A Client's Story

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016

We performed a mold assessment for a family whose home experienced significant water intrusion in November of 2015.  Our clients were in the process o... Continue reading

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What If There’s mold On My belongings?

Tuesday, 07 Jun 2016

Many times when clients’ tests come back positive for mold growth, the next concern typically is “I think mold may be on my belongings. Can I get rid ... Continue reading

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What if the Mold Is In My Walls?

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

I get these questions a lot: what if the mold is in my walls, and how will you find it. First, let me say- good question! This is a common concern and... Continue reading

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How We Helped a College Student and His Mother Battle Mold

Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016

Being in the environmental consulting field, we encounter all sorts of situations and all types of people.  We regularly work with homeowners who beli... Continue reading

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September, 2013 – Colorado Flood Series Part II

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014

I wanted to start our series by discussing the different ways in which homes and businesses were affected by the moisture. A lot of situations were un... Continue reading

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September, 2013 - Colorado Flood Series

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014

In early September of 2013, Colorado was struck by intense rains and flooding. It was a once in a lifetime event (or at least we hope) for most of us ... Continue reading

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Mold Sampling

Sunday, 16 Feb 2014

A complete mold investigation typically consists of two parts, 1) the physical investigation and 2) the collection of microbial samples (mold sampling... Continue reading

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Fungal Data Interpretation - Part II - Effects of Tossing a Moldy Apple Pie into the Trash Before Mold Air Sampling

Monday, 22 Oct 2012

This post is the second blog posting in a series based on information presented in a webinar by Dave Gallup, co-founder of EMLab P&K.  The topic o... Continue reading

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Avoid Scare Tactics within the Mold Industry

Monday, 08 Oct 2012

Unfortunately, there are a lot of "Scare Tactics" used within the microbial investigation and mold remediation industry. As with any industry, there a... Continue reading

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Buying a Home with Potential Mold and Moisture Problems

Sunday, 26 Aug 2012

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 ... Continue reading

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The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part III of III - Final Cleaning of the Containment and Affected Areas

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2012

See my posts The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part I of III – Containment of the Affected Area as well as The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part II of ... Continue reading

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The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part II of III – Gross Removal of Mold Growth and Impacted Materials

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2012

See my post "The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part I of III – Containment of the Affected Area" for background information important for understanding... Continue reading

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Fungal Data Interpretation - Part I - Effects of Vacuuming Carpets Before Mold Air Sampling

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2012

Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending a webinar presented by Dave Gallup, co-founder of EMLab P&K.  The topic of the webinar was Fungal Data... Continue reading

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The Basics of Mold Remediation – Part I of III – Containment of the Affected Area

Thursday, 10 May 2012

One of the main intents of an initial mold inspection is to identify whether or not you have a mold problem. This can obviously lead to one of two out... Continue reading

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Attic Mold - Common Causes and Cures

Thursday, 10 May 2012

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 co... Continue reading

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I Think I Have a Mold Problem -- Where Do I Start? What Do I Do?

Sunday, 06 May 2012

It's not everyday that people have to deal with a potential mold problem.  For most people, the thought of a mold problem in the home or workplace is ... Continue reading

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5 Critical Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Mold Inspector

Saturday, 21 Apr 2012

Choosing a mold consulting company can be a difficult process; especially when you have health concerns regarding your indoor environment.  You may be... Continue reading

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The Importance of an Outside Control Sample

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012

Part of a proper mold investigation, is collecting ambient air samples in relation to suspect conditions within a home. This helps us determine if the... Continue reading

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The Best and Most Trusted Mold Inspection and Testing Related Certifications

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2012

The ACAC offers the best, accredited certification programs available for mold inspectors. Many mold inspectors simply have a "training certificate". ... Continue reading

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Invasive Exploration for Mold

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2012

The majority of our mold and moisture investigations are considered "non-invasive".  This means that our inspectors do not cut open walls and ceilings... Continue reading

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We Live, Eat and Breathe Mold

Friday, 30 Mar 2012

The other day, I was on a call with a client. We had performed a mold inspection and microbial testing for them, and their results were... let's say l... Continue reading

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Symptoms of Mold Exposure

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

Clients often ask us "what are the symptoms of mold exposure"?  Below are some of the common symptoms: Respiratory problems; including difficulty b... Continue reading

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Common Mold Myths- Part 2

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012

There are many misconceptions regarding mold.  Here are a few more common mold myths. Myth # 4:  Mold growth cannot be controlled in bathrooms One o... Continue reading

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Good Mold vs. Bad Mold

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012

Being in the mold inspection industry, we get asked all the time: "Is it good mold or bad mold". To be honest, this is a tough question to answer. I t... Continue reading

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Common Mold Myths

Tuesday, 06 Mar 2012

There is an abundant amount of information available at our fingertips regarding mold.  Much of it is relevant, accurate and useful information.  The ... Continue reading

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Why You Need a Mold Inspection - Part II

Tuesday, 06 Mar 2012

This is my second posting in the series "Why You Need a Mold Inspection" From my last post: "One of the most common questions our offices receive is... Continue reading

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Proper Mold Assessment and Removal Process

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2012

Mold within your home is typically considered to be..., you guessed it, a bad thing. Molds can begin to grow in a number of different ways, and can gr... Continue reading

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Why You Need a Mold Inspection - Part I

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

One of the most common questions our offices receive is "Why do I need a mold inspection?  Won't mold sampling and testing tell me what I need?"  From... Continue reading

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Allergen Testing

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012

Do you know the allergen levels inside your home? If you’ve been diagnosed with allergies you may have an increased sensitivity to certain allergens. ... Continue reading

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Ambient Air Sampling

Wednesday, 08 Feb 2012

During a proper mold investigation, ambient air sampling is a very important part of the investigation.  You can think of air sampling, as a way of te... Continue reading

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Mold Inspection and Testing Testimonials for our Colorado Operations

Sunday, 05 Feb 2012

I started my company, Mold Inspection Sciences, over 9 years ago when the entire company was just me.  My responsibilities included inspections and te... Continue reading

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What is a "free" mold inspection?

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012

How many times in life do we really get something of value for free?  Not very often... The same holds true for a "free" mold inspection.  There are ... Continue reading

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Dealing with Mold Problems - Advice for Renters

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

Our company receives calls every day from people who are concerned about mold in their residence.  Many of these people are renters.  When you are ren... Continue reading

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Heavy January 2010 rains in California causing mold problems

Thursday, 04 Feb 2010

The heavy rains we recently experienced in Southern California remind me of the rains of 2005. In 2005, we were flooded with calls from home owners an... Continue reading

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World Health Organizations Guidelines on Mold and Moisture

Monday, 24 Aug 2009

In July of 2009 the World Health Organization (WHO) published its first guidelines on indoor air quality specifically addressing dampness and mold. Ma... Continue reading

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Mold Inspection Sciences - Colorado company gets great review on ServiceMagic

Saturday, 22 Aug 2009

Mold Inspection Sciences of Colorado (www.moldinspectioncolorado.com) received an excellent review on ServiceMagic.com. Here is what the client had to... Continue reading

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What to look for when choosing a toxic mold inspection company

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2009

Most people are baffled and confused when it comes to selecting the best mold inspection company for their needs.  For many folks, trust and credentia... Continue reading

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