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Lead Poisoning

Posted in Lead Testing on October 1st, 2021 by Ian Stevens

Lead is a soft, yet dense element found naturally in metal form. It is silver and blue until it interacts with air and becomes gray. In the past, Asian countries harnessed lead and it was also popular in Rome. When scientists discovered lead’s toxicity in the 1800s, its popularity declined slightly. Lead can be found Read More »

Termite Inspections: When to Get One and How to Prevent Damage to Your Home

Posted in Blog | Termite Inspections on March 4th, 2021 by Ian Stevens

It is no secret that termites love wood, and many homes use it either exclusively or in combination with other materials. Homeowners can schedule a regular termite inspection that are designed to address damage before it gets out of control. Termite damage adds up quickly and causes more than $5 billion in repair costs each Read More »

The Importance of Soil Testing

Posted in Environmental Testing | Home Inspection Services | Soil Testing on February 15th, 2021 by Ian Stevens

Whether you are having issues with your garden, looking to add onto your home, or building a new home altogether, a soil test is something you should have done. After all, a house is only as good as the foundation it’s built upon. You want to make sure that the soil surrounding your new space, Read More »

How Safe is Your Home or Office Air Space?

Posted in Blog | Indoor Air Quality | Indoor Air Quality Inspection on January 7th, 2021 by Hunter Adams

Mold, mildew, and other contaminants and pollutants can hide in your home or business, affecting the air quality and causing health problems to those inside. The effects of these contaminants in a home or office air space have come to be known as building-related illnesses. While the building itself is not ill, it may contain Read More »

Sick Building Syndrome

Posted in Blog | Indoor Air Quality on November 7th, 2020 by Hunter Adams

As every writer knows, personification is when we attribute human characteristics to things that are not human. In recent years, builders have used this literary device to describe structures that may physically harm anyone who enters them. They say that these buildings suffer from Sick Building Syndrome, which is when poor indoor air quality adversely Read More »

Home Improvement and Mold Prevention Tips By Season

Posted in Blog | Tips on September 15th, 2020 by Ian Stevens

Home Improvement Tips for the Fall Interested in improving your home this fall? Once the summer fun is over it’s time to look forward to the winter season, and preparing your home during the fall season is the best way to do that. Here is a list of home improvement tips for the fall: Remove Read More »

Home Buyer Tips: How to Spot Mold, Different Types of Mold & More!

Posted in Mold Inspection | Tips on July 11th, 2020 by Hunter Adams

How To Spot Mold There are a few things shoppers should never take a seller’s word for; not necessarily because the seller is dishonest, but because they might not know about the problem.  Such is the case with mold growth, which goes undetected in many American homes. These spores not only spread rapidly, they also Read More »

Everything You Need To Know About Home Inspections

Posted in Home Inspection Services on June 20th, 2020 by Ian Stevens

Good Reasons To Get A Home Inspection In Maryland Whether You Are Buying Or Selling For most people, a home is the largest single investment they will ever make. Consequently, many buyers understand that it is a smart idea to get a home inspection before they sign the title so they know what they’re getting Read More »

Mold Guide 101 – Different Areas, Health Issues, & Inspections

Posted in Blog | Mold Inspection on May 18th, 2020 by Ian Stevens

Mold can grow in the most discreet of places throughout your house as it thrives in areas that are moist and may not always be obvious to a homeowner.  At MD Mold Testing, we provide thorough mold and home inspection services in Washington D.C., Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia. Learn more about where mold hides in Read More »

Environmental Testing – EPA Testing Before Purchasing a Home

Posted in Environmental Testing | Radon Testing | Soil Testing | Water Testing on April 2nd, 2020 by Ian Stevens

The purpose of home EPA testing is to discover if there are any hazardous materials in or around a house. It includes both home air quality testing and soil testing, and it can provide homeowners and residents with the information they need to create a cleaner environment, protecting themselves and others from common health hazards. Read More »