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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 »

4 Summer Tips to Prevent Mold in the Home

Posted in Blog | Mold Inspection | Tips on June 15th, 2018 by Hunter Adams

Summer means warm weather and sunshine, but this season can also introduce high humidity and excess moisture. Worried about moisture turning into mold? Try these four tips to prevent mold in your home this summer. Limit Indoor Moisture Mold thrives in moist, dark environments, so the simplest thing you can do to prevent mold is 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 »

Tips to Make Sure Mold & Mildew is Under Control This Spring

Posted in Blog | Mold Inspection on April 15th, 2018 by Hunter Adams

Warm temperatures and dampness create the perfect breeding ground for mold and mildew. Unfortunately, not only do mold and mildew have bad odors, if you don’t treat them properly, they can also have negative impacts on your health. This spring, make sure you keep mold and mildew under control with the following tips. Keep Moisture 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 »

Why Should You Conduct a Radon Test in Your Home?

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. Radon can be very dangerous because of it colorless, odorless entities that cannot be detected by human senses. Radon is produced by the breakdown of uranium in soil, rock, and water. Homes or buildings can trap radon inside of them without ever Read More »

Sick Building Syndrome

Posted in Blog | Indoor Air Quality on December 7th, 2017 by Hunter Adams

Sick building syndrome isn’t as familiar to most people as a cold or the flu, but it can cause many of the same symptoms. The problem with sick building syndrome is that it won’t go away on its own, at least not until the problems in the building are resolved. Learn more about this health Read More »