Check if You Have Mold, Then Get Rid of It!

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX EXECUTIVE REALTY

Mold in itself is an unpleasant word, even without knowing the meaning it just has a nasty ring to it. There are different types of mold but toxic black mold is one of the most common toxic molds in homes. The place that mold tends to be most prevalent is damp areas with a high level of humidity. For a list of symptoms of black mold in your home click here. Now after going through that brief list you can find out if you potentially have black mold in your home. I recommend hiring a professional to get rid of mold to avoid any harm you could do to yourself or your home, but if you like DIY work here is a list of what you can do to get rid of the black mold in your home. I hope that none of you have mold, but if you are suspicious take the time to look, it will save your life.

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Edward & Celia Maddox
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Now that is some bad mold.  It is a good idea to have a complete home inspection, as you never know what lurks behind those walls.

June 26, 2012 08:25 AM #1
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Li Read
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This is a serious issue in our damp Pacific Northwest Coast climate...informative post.

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Janell Kittleson
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I managed a property where a tenant failed to report black mold in her home and her child developed a terrible lung disease as a result.  Serious stuff!

 

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