Yes. Have you ever turned your
vehicle's air conditioner or heater and smelled
mold? Our cars, trucks, SUVs, RV's, motor homes,
boats, and airplanes can all be a source for
exposure to high levels of airborne mold spores.
MOLD IN THE NEWS
Mold is to construction
material what cancer is to the human
Like cancer, mold can grow for a long time before
being detected. Left unchecked, mold can cause significant
For that reason alone, if your property has
experienced a flood or other water intrusion event, it
would be wise to have a professional mold inspection
If you smell unexplained musty odors, or feel ill
indoors but fine when you leave, it would be wise to
have a mold inspection performed. Even without the
obvious red flags, having a mold inspection
performed on your property every 12 to 24 months can
protect your investment from extensive, preventable
damage caused by water intrusion and mold growth.
In addition to being proactive in protecting your
real estate investments, there are other very good reasons to
inspect for mold. Indoor mold growth presents a number
of health risks to the people and animals dwelling in
moldy structures. Indoor mold growth can negatively impact indoor
air quality, resulting in a multitude of adverse
effects. Mold is one of the leading causes of
asthma, ear-nose-&-throat infections, respiratory
ailments, lung infections, hypersensitivity pneumonitis,
and other infectious diseases.
Certified Mold Inspectors at
Advanced IAQ Diagnostics can help with the
unknown. Most of the people who call a mold inspector are not
sure if they have a mold problem or not, but they
suspect they do and most of the time their suspicions
But the uncertainty of not knowing if mold growing in
your home, if you or your loved ones are at risk, or
what to do about it if a mold problem is found, can be
intimidating. And fear of the unknown can make you
particularly vulnerable to
mold scam artists, of which there is no shortage in
the Pacific Northwest.
If you suspect you have a mold problem, there are
many good reasons to call Advanced IAQ Diagnostics first. In addition to our
inspectors holding the highest accredited certifications
available, one of the most important reasons to choose
Advanced IAQ Diagnostics is because we are not in the mold removal business.
Why is that important?
When you hire a mold inspector, above all else it is
important to know that you can absolutely trust that
person to have your best interest in mind. And the only
way you can know that for sure is if your inspector does
not benefit in any way whatsoever from any discoveries
made in the course of his inspection.
Mold remediation (removal) is a very lucrative
business. And mold inspectors who also perform mold
removal have a great deal gain by finding mold problems.
It is never in your best interest to have a mold
inspector who motivated to find highly profitable mold
removal jobs for himself. In fact, it is a conflict of
interest and in some states (unfortunately not
Oregon yet) it is illegal to perform both mold
inspections and mold remediation work.
Why take chances?
If you suspect your home or office has a mold problem, the first responsible step is to find out exactly what you're dealing with. The
best way to do that with absolute confidence is to make sure
your inspection company is not in the mold removal
Advanced IAQ Diagnostics is not in the mold removal business. Our one
and only interest is in providing our clients with reliable, accurate,
Thank you for visiting our web site
today. To speak with a
Council-Certified Mold Inspector call (503) 560-3225
The worst mold is the mold you don't see. Indoor
mold growth can grow undetected for a long time
before you see it. Mold flourishes, lurking
under carpets, spreading inside walls, floors,
ceilings, and in heating and air conditioning
After experiencing symptoms commonly associated
with toxic mold exposure, an Escondido family
called Advanced IAQ Diagnostics to inspect their upscale, golf
community home. The home was only one year old
at the time.
Though there was no visible evidence of mold
growth, the smell of mold was evident as soon as
you walk in the door. The family had become used
to the odor to the point that they couldn't
smell it, but they were told of mold odors by
friends and family visitors.
Certified Mold Inspectors are trained to locate
the source of mold and water intrusion. This
problem was traced to an improperly caulked
shower door which caused the door track to fill
with water and overflow onto the floor.
Closer examination revealed Stachybotrys Mold
growing rampant behind the wood base boards, up
inside the walls and under the carpeting.
If you suspect you have mold growing in your
home or your workplace, don't wait until the
damage has is done. call Advanced IAQ Diagnostics for a Certified