“Mold” is the last thing you want to hear when you’re making an offer on a house. While this could be unsettling news, mold doesn’t have to be a deal breaker, as Michelle Hopkin ProTec Inspection Services explained to Realtors at a recent visit to Central Properties. When mold is suspected, a home inspector certified to test for mold should visit the property to determine the scope of the problem, and to recommend a course of action for remediation.
There are many types of mold in the environment, some types produce allergies, and others are toxic–a simple test will uncover the type of mold in question. Make sure to hire a third party inspector that doesn’t have a financial interest in the remediation.
The good news is that mold is a fixable problem, here are some tips on dealing with mold:
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