Homeowner Tips for Staying Mold Free

■ Check for standing water in the basement, water marks on the walls, musty smells. ■ Make certain your home’s airtight barrier is properly installed. Improper installation lets water penetrate and mold can grow where you won’t see it. ■ Have home inspector look for mold, or signs of water…

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Moldy Foreclosure

Dear George, I want to be in a foreclosure home but it has mold. It has black mold on the basement walls in a couple other walls in the house. Should I even consider this because it is a 250,000 dollar house going for 52,000? Signed, Perplexed Buyer Dear Perplexed…

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Kids and mold allergy

Dear George, Could my 9 month old keeping getting sick from mold being places in my home? She’s having problems breathing, weezing all the time.Someone told us it could be from mold growing somewhere in our home and we just dont know! Don’t know in West Dear West, Yes, your…

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Condo Mold

Dear George, i recently discovered my mother’s condo has mold. a neighbor’s handyman said it was black mold. i would like to have it tested to confirm this. what would the cost be for a two level condo in west covina? Signed, West Covina Dear West Covina Call us at…

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House Mold Inspection

We just bought a house and before we closed escrow we had a mold inspection. The inspection showed no mold issues after air samples. After we moved in we have found mold in 4 rooms, is the mold inspector liable for the costs we are incurring ? Currently there are…

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Moldy Smell in apartment

Dear George, We are renting an apartment that has a moldy smell. How do we find out if there are dangerous levels of mold in the apartment? The landlord has only suggested cleaning the carpet. Is that enough? signed, Moldy The carpet may well be one source of mold. If…

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