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    Volatile Organic Compounds   VOCs are Volatile Organic Compounds. These are man-made chemicals produced in the manufacture of paints, some pharmaceuticals and refrigerants. VOC concentration is generally higher indoors than outdoors, sometimes up to 10 times higher. Some VOCs include a variety of chemicals which can affect your health. Using products that contain […]

  After Mold Removal, You Should Re-Test   Re-testing after mold remediation is a good idea. Finding mold growing in your home is bothersome, and a little scary. Mold can be injurious to your health or to the health of a family member. When mold is discovered in your home and you have had it […]

Mold In Your House In Winter   Although winter is the driest time of year in your house, you could still have mold growth happen. Moisture can be allowed to linger and cause mold. Winter precipitation can melt and drip and end up in walls, cabinets, the attic or the basement. You may not be […]

Testing The Indoor Air Quality In Your Home IAQ stands for Indoor Air Quality. When referring to IAQ, we mean the condition of the air in your home. The air you are breathing can be polluted by various factors such as VOCs, MVOCs, Formaldehyde and Particulates. This polluted air can lead to allergy or respiratory […]

Lead-Safe Testing – Lead-Based Paint Inspections Mold Testing NJ-NY is a certified Lead-Based Paint Inspector. We have all the required licenses and official certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. We offer Lead-Safe Inspections and Testing to homeowners in Bergen County NJ and nearby areas. The EPA has information regarding this issue on their website. […]

Can There Be Mold and VOCs In Newly Built Homes?   Sometimes when a house is built in a hurry, without taking the time to let the foundation dry before building over it, moisture is trapped. This can lead to the growth of mold. Sometimes new homes are sealed tight in the interest of energy […]

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New York Mold The types of mold found in New York include hidden mold, visible mold, and airborne mold. While mold is present and necessary in the natural environment, it is most unwelcome inside a home. Unfortunately, the presence of mold is not always obvious. The biggest concern with mold is health-related but mold can […]

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Mold Testing and Mold Remediation: The Conflict of Interest!   What is Mold Testing?   Mold testing and mold remediation present a potential conflict of interest. They are very specifically different practices! Understanding the difference between the two is essential to clarify how there could be a conflict or a compromise. On the surface, the […]

Do Home Inspectors Test For Mold?   Most home inspectors do not test for mold. If mold is seen a home inspector would probably advise you to call a mold testing service. If no mold is seen or detected, then it won’t be tested for. Home inspections usually include basics that are readily visible. Mold […]

How Do We Investigate For Hidden Mold in NJ? Although mold can sometimes be seen or smelled, the fact is that most mold is invisible. Finding it and determining the extent of mold growth is what we do. When mold forms it generally reproduces, and this is not visible to the human eye. Hidden mold […]