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Mold and Moisture: 4 Common Sources of Mold in a Home

We recently performed a visual fungal assessment and air sampling services at a home in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our investigation was requested in response to: Observations of a musty odor Concerns about hidden mold growth Reports of allergy-like symptoms During the assessment, our technician uncovered four of the most common sources of mold and moisture that […]

When Does Your Home Need a Professional Mold Assessment?

Residents in the Portland area often think twice about what may be causing their allergy symptoms in the spring. At first glance, their nasal congestion, sneezing, and throat irritation may appear to be a normal allergic reaction to blooming flowers and trees. But those who are familiar with our local rainy spring season often tack […]

After the Cleanup: How Do You Know There Isn’t Kitchen Mold?

A homeowner named Patricia in Wilsonville, Oregon contacted us when she needed to know whether her home had kitchen mold. Patricia’s story, like many others, started with an unexpected event and ended with recommendations to improve her situation and assurances from the experienced professionals at Healthy Home. The Unexpected Event Though the event Patricia experienced […]

Prevent Problems from Becoming Catastrophes with an Early Detection Home Mold Inspection After a Water Intrusion in Your Home

During a home mold inspection, we uncovered concerning issues that, if addressed properly, would potentially save a client from having to tackle extensive mold troubles down the road. Maddy contacted us because she was concerned she may be exposed to excessive mold growth in her Lake Oswego home. She said she smelled a musty odor […]

Dampness in Office Buildings Causes Concerns

Ask around and it wouldn’t be too difficult to find office workers who suspect their workplace makes them sick. But, this can literally be true when dampness causes excessive mold growth inside office buildings. It’s not uncommon for office buildings to develop dampness issues from roof and window leaks, condensation, plumbing leaks, and high indoor […]

Mold Assessment Helps Home Seller By Revealing Roof Leak

Healthy Home’s, Mold Limited Screening Service helped a client who was trying to sell his home determine that a roof leak was responsible for a mysterious stain that was causing concern for potential home buyers. Because of this, our client was able to avoid creating a haven for excessive mold growth in his home – […]

Set Your Mind at Ease with Professional Mold Testing

  If you need your home checked for excessive mold or fungi growth, you want to be sure that the company you choose is professional, diligent in their testing procedures and uses the most up-to-date equipment available. At Healthy Home, our mold testing services are second to none. Rainy Weather Fosters Mold Growth Rainy winters […]

Case Study: Mold Growth in Jane’s Home

A home improvement project can sometimes take an unexpected turn. In our client’s case, it was the catalyst for the detection and eventual elimination of a hazardous mold problem in her home. Jane contacted us after a general contractor opened a wall inside her home and discovered what appeared to be a large patch of […]

Know Before You Buy a Home: Mold Remediation May Be More than You Bargained For

Pre-screening for mold can save you in the long run Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. Discovering costly problems about a house before you buy saves frustration, time, and money. Investing in a pre-purchase mold screening ensures you are buying a home that doesn’t have major mold […]