Tagged: mold

Shower Mold

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Every week we get calls asking what to do about mold found in the shower. You know the type, small dots on the paint that slowly but surely increase in number and size, slime that accumulates along caulking; and unsightly, discolored grout. While most of these situations are easily remedied, there are certain situations that […]

10 Ways to Make Your Inspector Uncomfortable*

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*based on personal experiences As your inspector enters the crawlspace, make uncomfortable eye contact with them and whisper “It makes me happy to know you’re down there.” Don’t be surprised if the inspector takes frequent, furtive glances back at the entrance opening to ensure that it is still open. After being told there is mold […]

Mold and Your Health

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We recently did an inspection of a house that had seen water intrusion from multiple leaks that had gone without repair for several weeks. The tenant was concerned about potential mold growth and requested that we take samples and evaluate the situation. After collecting a sample and having it analyzed by a biologist we found […]

So You’ve Found Mold in Your Rental… Now What?

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College classes are starting up soon, and rental houses all over Boise are going to be crammed with students trying their best to save money to pay for school. Chances are that at some point you will find mold in your home. Whether it’s a bit of harmless growth in the shower, or toxic mold […]

10 Things an Inspector Doesn’t Want to Find In Your Crawlspace or Attic*

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*These are based on real experiences Anything resembling a filled body bag. The words “Welcome To the Dungeon” scrawled out in red paint across the wall. A nest of black widows. Made worse when the handheld light illuminating nest goes out right as a vigorous attack is made upon the spiders. Utter darkness ensues, along […]

Asbestos In Your Home

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Asbestos is something that many of us have probably heard about- how it is used in building materials in older homes, how it is harmful to your health, maybe even common materials that contain asbestos like popcorn ceilings and pipe insulation. Enviro wants to expand on some of that information so that you are made […]

Welcome to Enviro

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This site will be used for keeping customers updated with current issues, common problems, as well as general maintenance that should be done to homes in order  to prevent mold growth or other environmental hazards. We will also post stories from various inspections, highlighting them either because they contain helpful information that other customers may […]