Failure To Disclose Big Toxic Problems

Now sick from living in toxic mold, homeowners are suing a California realtor, home inspector, and mortgage lender for failing to disclose elevated levels of toxic mold in their just-purchased San Diego home. The couple now suffers from memory loss, headaches, chronic tiredness, sinus problems, and respiratory problems such as…

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Method of Detection

Dear George, what is the most effective method for detecting mold and spores? signed, Efficiency Dear Efficiency, It’s like real estate–it depends on location, location, location. So the answer is: it depends. The most obvious method and the most likely answer is sampling. Take the sample, send to the lab….

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Mold you smell but can’t see

Dear George, Moved into remodeled house.Water has been a problem during the remodeling. One room smell musty after heavy rains, however I do not see any mold. Can you suggest the best way to approach this? signed, sniffer Dear Sniffer, If you smell mold, it is likely there IS mold….

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Mold Illness

Dear George, I have molds, black, white, copper and shades in between. how do I determine health risks? Signed, Sick, moldy patient Dear Sick, A professional mold assessment can determine the specific species of molds which have infiltrated your home. Certain molds such as Stachybotrys chartarum are well documented to…

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Mold in our clothes

Dear George, We have Mold in our close and we told that it might air born and if thats cases we need it taken care of soon please call at 000 000-0000 Signed, Phoenix Dear Phoenix, There is no question about it. Mold spores are carried in the air. However…

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Does Mold Spread?

Dear George, CAN BLACK MOLD ON THE PATIO CEILING FALL ON MY BED CLOTHES AND FURNITURE IF I HAD MY SLIDING GLASS DOOR OPEN. CAN IT BE BLOWN ON TO EVERYTHING IN THE HOUSE BY THE WIND ARE MUST IT BE TOUCHED TO CONTAMINATE MY THINGS. The quality of outdoor…

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Is there mold below the surface?

Dear George, Got a question that I just can’t seem to say it without too many words. I just found what the apartment maintenance manager called black mold. He says that he is going to spray clorox on the about 6 inches spot and is going to seal it? Dear…

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Could my 9 month old keeping getting sick from mold?

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! Signed, Mama Dear Mama, Yes, your child could…

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May I obtain a copy of mold test results?

Dear George, As a tenant in the State of Nevada, may I obtain a copy of mold test results without going through my landlord? Byebye Mold policy is that whoever orders and purchases the mold testing owns the results. If your landlord refuses to give you the mold result documents,…

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Can you detect if there is black mold present behind the walls?

Dear George, Is there a way to have a house inspected to detect if there is black mold present possibley in the inside walls? Signed Growing Mold Yes. If the mold assessor is like Byebye Mold, they use thermal imaging systems as well as devices which detect gases. Because moisture…

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