Three certified mold inspectors have combined their knowledge to write this 214-page complete mold guide. It is designed to empower the home or building owner, insurance adjuster, lawyer, apartment or hotel manager, or a member of a maintenance crew about mold related issues. The same principles that apply to homes, also apply to apartment complexes, retail spaces, and office buildings.
   
Learn about the conditions required for mold growth, the effects of mold on health, about toxic black mold, mycotoxins, allergies caused by mold, how mold affects building structures, how to select a qualified inspector and remediator, mold testing, fix a mold problem, and learn about mold prevention.


 
 
   
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MOLD MATTERS
Solutions and Prevention

“Everything you ever wanted to know about mold from A to Z ! An eminently readable treatise on mold that will satisfy the home consumer to the discerning scientist. A how to and tell all that will educate you to recognize, assess, treat, and more importantly, prevent mold. Dealing with the insurance companies to learning the jargon of the mold inspector and remediator, it’s all here. You’ll feel like a mold expert upon completing this understandable and concise text.” Jay Gold, M.D., F.A.P.A.

   

MOLD CAN BE PREVENTED!

 

LEARN HOW TO PREVENT MOLD

BY CONTROLLING WATER

INTRUSION AND MOISTURE.


 
 
   


Learn about
mold testing

   


Learn about
toxic mold

   


Learn about
mold remediation

   


Learn how to
handle major water intrusion

 
 
   

 

MOLD MATTERS
Solutions and Prevention

By
Charles, Danielle, and Rachelle Dobbs,
Mold detection experts and lecturers
Copyright 2006

TABLE OF CONTENTS - page 1

ALL ABOUT MOLD

What is mold?
What are the conditions for mold growth?
How mold affects health
How mold affects building structures
Is there anything that can kill mold?
Why can’t I just get an air cleaner?

HOW TO HANDLE WATER INTRUSION

What to do with wet building materials and furnishing

ASSESSING INDOOR AIR QUALITY

What are indoor pollutants?
How to test indoor air for mold
What type of mold assessment do I need?

PROTECT YOURSELF

10 Commandments to avoid getting ripped off
10 Revelations


THE PROCESS OF MOLD REMOVAL

1. THE MOLD ASSESSMENT PHASE

MOLD INSPECTION
What is a mold inspection?
Mold inspection flowchart
What are red flags?
What is a mold remediation protocol?
When is a mold inspection warranted?
What to look for in a mold inspector
What to expect in a mold inspection report
What equipment is used in mold/water detection

SAMPLING
What is sampling?
Sampling flowchart
When is sampling warranted?
What to expect in a Laboratory Report
What to expect in a Sampling Report
What kind of samples do I need?
How many samples do I need?
Our sampling guidelines
What are factors that produce false negatives?
How to understand your laboratory report
Why is Stachybotrys different?
Stachybotrys mold case studies

   

 

MOLD MATTERS
Solutions and Prevention

By
Charles, Danielle, and Rachelle Dobbs,
Mold detection experts and lecturers
Copyright 2006

TABLE OF CONTENTS - page 2

2.THE MOLD REMEDIATION PHASE

What is mold remediation?
Mold remediation flowchart
What are the qualifications of a mold remediator?
What equipment is used in mold remediation?
What are the EPA Mold Remediation Guidelines?

3.THE POST-REMEDIATION PHASE

What is a clearance test?

INSURANCE TIPS

Insurance tips involving water damage
Insurance tips involving mold

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION TIPS

General transaction tips
Seller beware
Buyer beware

PREVENTION

MOLD PREVENTION
How to detect leaks with water alarms
Tips on controlling moisture and water intrusion

IMPROVING INDOOR AIR QUALITY WITH PLANTS
Indoor air pollutants
Removal of Formaldehyde by houseplants

INVENTORY YOUR POSSESSIONS

PAPER: PLAYING HIDE AND SEEK WITH MOLD

FUNGAL LIBRARY

MOLD REMEDIATION IN BIBLICAL TIMES

REFERENCES

OTHER SOURCES

 
 
     
 

 

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