mold in crawl space

Mold in Crawl Space: How It Happens and Ways to Treat It

Did you know that nearly half of all houses in the United States have significant levels of mold? That's right, according to recent studies, 47% of homes across the country are affected by this common problem. Mold growth isn't just unsightly; it can also pose serious...
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Toxic Exposure: Can Mold Cause Headaches or Vomiting?

Mold is a hidden danger for many Florida homeowners. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), mold growth covering 10 square feet or more should be handled by a professional. So, what are the dangers of mold spores, and can mold cause headaches or...
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Water Damaged Wood: Ways to Restore Your Floors and Furniture

Whether it's a result of a broken pipe, a leaking roof, or a faulty appliance, water is a sneaky culprit that can cause damage, discoloration, and distortion of your wood features. It's important to recognize the signs of water damage before it wreaks havoc on your...
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Volatile Organic Compound Testing for Indoor Air: What To Expect

A recent study found that the levels of indoor air are often 2 to 5 times more polluted than outdoor air. One of the leading sources of indoor air pollution is volatile organic compounds. This makes testing for them regularly key to ensuring a healthy environment....
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Is Your Well Water Unsafe? 6 Signs It Might Be Making You Sick

You have well water on your property because it's more accessible where you live. You may even have it because it can be cleaner, fresher, and higher in minerals. Is this always the case? Just over 7 million Americans get sick from waterborne diseases each year. This...
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Breathing Easy: The Best Indoor Air Quality Products to Consider for Your Home

Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, be it at home, at the office, or a retail outlet. Unfortunately, indoor air can have concentrations of pollutants two to five times higher than that of outdoors.  Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can lead to various health...
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Is Mold Testing Necessary in the Home? What You Should Know

Did you know there are over 12 different types of mold you can find inside your home? Some can cause infections in people with open wounds and even impair brain function. Others are more common and cause allergic reactions.  Unfortunately, it can be difficult to...
mold home inspection

What is a Mold Home Inspection & Why is it Important?

Mold is often overlooked and undetected by homeowners, but it can lead to serious problems if it's left unchecked. According to recent statistics, approximately 70 percent of homeowners have some type of mold in their homes.  If you're wondering whether or not getting...
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8 Signs You Need to Hire Mold Testing Services for Your Home

Approximately 70% of homes experience some level of mold growth. While some of this mold is, more or less, harmless, other types of mold can be dangerous to be around.  What you might be wondering, then, is: do you need mold testing services for your home? You just...
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7 Signs You Home Needs a Professional Mold Inspection

If your home is a breeding ground for mold, it can compromise your health and the overall quality of your home. It's important that you take advantage of testing, inspections, and professional help to make sure that you're handling your mold correctly. The mold...

Elite Mold Services Learning Center

Welcome to the ELITE Mold Inspection Learning Center. Our Learning Center blog is focused on mold and indoor air quality inspections and other home and safety related subjects. The topics are based on our experience providing mold inspection and testing in and around Orlando, FL.

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