Mold Inspection Services

"Mold" seems to be the new 4-letter word when it comes to Real Estate transactions, and since headlines started featuring the words "Black Mold" it has become even worse. That is why RAM Inspections has become IAC2 and E.P.A. certified to test for it.  While testing is an ancillary service we provide, it is usually only done if there has been mold disclosed by the seller, a major concern of the homeowner (current or future) or a person with a sensitivity to mold. Mold is a natural part of our ecosystem and with proper moisture control it can be avoided in the home. Click here for a quick Guide on Mold.

 So what is mold?

Definition of Mold

 

  1. a superficial often woolly growth produced especially on damp or decaying organic matter or on living organisms by a fungus (as of the order Mucorales)

 

 

  • Mold is actually one of the oldest living organisms on Earth, it is what breaks down organic material.

 

  • Mold produces allergens (substances that can cause allergic reactions) and irritants. Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in certain sensitive individuals.

 

  • Mold is found everywhere, it belongs to the fungi family. The exact number of different types in actually unknow.

 

  • Mold and fungi are commonly used in many good ways by most humans without any allergic reactions... i.e. mushrooms, cheese, beer, wine and even medicine.

 

  • The bottom line is "DON'T FEAR MOLD!" In most cases, it can be easily remedied with new advances in mold remediation techniques.

 

 

 

 

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