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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 »

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 »

The Importance of Asbestos Testing (Maryland Services, Common Health Problems, and More!)

Posted in Blog on November 5th, 2019 by Ian Stevens

For centuries, builders and manufacturers have used asbestos in buildings, vehicles, and even textiles, as this material has natural insulation properties. Since the late 20th century, however, asbestos has fallen out of favor because researchers have drawn connections between this material and cancer. MD Mold Testing can provide EPA-certified asbestos testing services and help you Read More »

The Importance of Termite Inspections and What to Do If You Find Them

Posted in Blog on April 23rd, 2019 by Ian Stevens

American residents spend around $5 billion each year to control termites and repair termite damage. A healthy termite queen lays an egg every 3 seconds for an average of 30,000 eggs every day. It’s no wonder that these wood-eating pests cause so much damage. Worst of all, without termite inspections, it can be almost impossible to Read More »

Why is Mold Testing In Maryland Is Important?

Posted in Blog | Mold Inspection on August 15th, 2018 by Ian Stevens

Are you thinking about testing your home or commercial building for mold? You might be on to something, considering that Maryland’s cold winters and warmer spring and summer seasons are prime conditions for mold growth. Read on to learn 5 major reasons why mold testing in Maryland is so important and why you shouldn’t wait to Read More »

How to Prevent Mold Growth and Termite Infestation After Water Damage

Posted in Blog | Mold Inspection on May 14th, 2018 by Hunter Adams

Water damage can devastate a property, but cleaning up the spill isn’t the end of the job. Unless you take preventative action, mold and termites could soon call your property home. Preventing Mold After Water Damage Mold can grow in just 24 hours after water damage, so it’s important to act quickly. Make sure you Read More »

Cause and Effects of VOCs In Your Home

Posted in Blog | Indoor Air Quality Inspection | VOC Testing on March 15th, 2018 by Hunter Adams

Your home is your safe place. It is your sanctuary from the outside world, and it’s important to make sure that it is free of any dangers that could be lurking in the background without your knowledge. A few common examples are mold, lead, asbestos, and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). What are VOCs? Volatile organic Read More »

The Importance of Radon Testing for Homes and Businesses in Maryland

Posted in Blog | Radon Testing on February 15th, 2018 by Ian Stevens

Radon is a radioactive gas that comes from the radioactive decay of radium. This element can be very dangerous because of its colorless and odorless entities that cannot be detected by human senses, making radon testing crucial for preserving the safety of homes and businesses alike. Radon is produced by the breakdown of uranium in Read More »