Home Inspector vs Mold Inspector: Who to Hire?

In this article I will explain the difference between a home inspector vs. a mold inspector, including my thoughts on what is most beneficial for your


As a retired building inspector and a practicing mold inspector for the past 8 years, I can say with confidence that being proficient at both home and mold inspections at the same time very difficult.  

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Home Inspector vs Mold Inspector

Is Black Mold Hazardous For Your Health?

Have you found black mold in your home and need some advice?


Let’s face it… we can all agree that mold is ugly. And the scariest of all mold is the dreaded black toxic mold.


The media has done a great job in profiling black mold as a toxic, health debilitating expensive problem in our lives. 

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Black mold on window

11 Tips For Finding The Best Mold Inspector

Have you found mold in your home and need some advice?


If so, I encourage you to keep reading. Over the years, I have figured exactly what works and does not when it comes to finding and documenting the presence of mold…


But, before we get into that, I want to explain why mold can be a problem for some people.

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Growing Mold On Window

Mold On bedroom wall

Bedroom Wall Mold

Household Mold: Where To Find Mold In Your Home

Do you suspect mold is growing inside your home?

Mold can and will grow indoors when the conditions are ideal, and the most important ingredient is moisture and it will only take 24-48 hours.  If you manage to get rid of the moisture, then mold will not grow.

However, it doesn’t mean that mold will not be there. Actually, mold spores can lay dormant for months or years until the right temperature, moisture and nutrients are available.

Mold Removal: How To Find The Best Mold Removal Company

Have you been agonizing over that unsightly mold in your home?

It is time to get rid of it, but what is the answer?


Should you clean it up yourself or hire a company to help you?

According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) you should only DIY (Do It Yourself) when the problem is isolated to one or a few small areas of the home.

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