Home Health Hazards


Mold Removal and Remediation

Indoor Air Quality

Standing water leads to mold growth. If your home is ever flooded, cut up and toss out flood-soaked carpets and ventilate your rooms as soon as possible. (Photo courtesy of Teresa K., Beachwood, Ohio)
Mold Removal and Remediation
Experts say consumers should select separate contractors for mold testing and remediation.
Is it mold? Check the surface. Most molds cause the organic material the mold is consuming to change colors. (Photo courtesy of Mold Pro)
Mold Removal and Remediation
Mold is a serious health burden and deteriorates your home. Learn the basics of identifying the cause of your mold problem and proper removal techniques.
A man in a mold remediation uniform removes drywall from a bathroom to clear mold out of a home.
Mold Removal and Remediation
Here are some things to know when hiring a contractor to complete a mold inspection.
Black mold in basement
Mold Removal and Remediation
Black mold is a serious problem for many homeowners, and can hide almost anywhere. Here's what you need to know about finding it in your home, safely getting rid of it and making sure it doesn't come back.
Investors can avoid a precarious situation by cleaning the house of mold before the carpet has been installed and the walls have been painted, says Swenson. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member Christopher A. of Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Mold Removal and RemediationReal Estate Agents
There are a lot of investors who purchase foreclosed homes, fix them up and sell them. Some investors handle mold removal effectively, but others do not.