Mold is to construction
material what cancer is to the human
Like cancer, mold can grow for a long time before
being detected. Left unchecked, mold can cause significant
For that reason alone, if your property has
experienced a flood or other water intrusion event, it
would be wise to have a professional mold inspection
If you smell unexplained musty odors, or feel ill
indoors but fine when you leave, it would be wise to
have a mold inspection performed. Even without the
obvious red flags, having a mold inspection
performed on your property every 12 to 24 months can
protect your investment from extensive, preventable
damage caused by water intrusion and mold growth.
In addition to being proactive in protecting your
real estate investments, there are other very good reasons to
inspect for mold. Indoor mold growth presents a number
of health risks to the people and animals dwelling in
moldy structures. Indoor mold growth can negatively impact indoor
air quality, resulting in a multitude of adverse
effects. Mold is one of the leading causes of
asthma, ear-nose-&-throat infections, respiratory
ailments, lung infections, hypersensitivity pneumonitis,
and other infectious diseases.
AMI Certified Mold Inspectors can help with the
Most of the people who call a mold inspector are not
sure if they have a mold problem or not, but they
suspect they do and most of the time their suspicions
But the uncertainty of not knowing if mold growing in
your home, if you or your loved ones are at risk, or
what to do about it if a mold problem is found, can be
intimidating. And fear of the unknown can make you
particularly vulnerable to
mold scam artists, of which there is no shortage in
If you suspect you have a mold problem, there are
many good reasons to call AMI first. In addition to our
inspectors holding the highest accredited certifications
available, one of the most important reasons to choose
AMI is because we are not in the mold removal business.
Why is that important?
When you hire a mold inspector, above all else it is
important to know that you can absolutely trust that
person to have your best interest in mind. And the only
way you can know that for sure is if your inspector does
not benefit in any way whatsoever from any discoveries
made in the course of his inspection.
Mold remediation (removal) is a very lucrative
business. And mold inspectors who also perform mold
removal have a great deal gain by finding mold problems.
It is never in your best interest to have a mold
inspector who motivated to find highly profitable mold
removal jobs for himself. In fact, it is a conflict of
interest and in some states (unfortunately not
California yet) it is illegal to perform both mold
inspections and mold remediation work.
Why take chances?
If you suspect your home or office has a mold problem, the first responsible step is to find out exactly what you're dealing with. The
best way to do that with absolute confidence is to make sure
your inspection company is not in the mold removal
AMI is not in the mold removal business. Our one
and only interest is in providing our clients with reliable, accurate,
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Council-Certified Mold Inspector call 1-800-369-8532