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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 […]

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Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon

To protect and save lives, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that everyone have their home tested for radon during the winter months. The Portland/Metro area has some of the highest radon levels of any U.S. city, so the EPA warning is particularly important in our area. According to a Portland State study, one out 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 […]

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Lead Levels and Portland Public Schools

“Is my family safe?” At least 4 million households in the U.S. have children living in them who are being exposed to high levels of lead. Most owners of lead-contaminated homes aren’t aware of it. Lead was recently found in Portland area school buildings and drinking water, proving that lead is a serious problem in […]