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Mold Testing: Modern Strategies (Part 3)

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Part 3: Choosing the Right Mold Sampling Method – A Decision Tree When it comes to choosing the right mold sampling method, it’s crucial to consider various factors, including the purpose of the assessment, budget, and the specific concerns of the environment. To help you make an informed decision, here’s a decision tree for selecting […]

Mold Testing: Modern Strategies (Part 2)

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Part 2: Advanced Mold Sampling Methods – ERMI and HERTSMI-2 Testing In the previous blog post, we discussed direct sampling and air sampling methods for assessing mold in indoor environments. In this second part, we will explore two advanced mold sampling methods: ERMI (Environmental Relative Moldiness Index) and HERTSMI-2 (Health Effects Roster for Stachybotrys Mycotoxins). […]

Mold Testing: Modern Strategies (Part 1)

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The modern home inspection includes a host of additional testing services including mold, meth, radon, water quality, and more. And, as the leading home inspection company in Montana, we strive to provide modern testing strategies to our clients. In our previous blog post about mold, we discussed the methods that have been used for a […]

Reading the Mold Lab Report

Mold Lab Report

Reading Your Mold Lab Report Welcome back to our blog series! If you’ve been following along, you’ve read about “Mold & Real Estate Transactions & Mold, Moisture, and Your Home.”  Now, let’s dive into the next step: understanding lab reports. Don’t worry, it might seem a bit overwhelming at first, but with a few tips, […]

Mold & Real Estate Transactions


What are the testing options available to anyone concerned about mold during a real estate transaction? Mold is a real concern for all of us.  Whether you rent or own, mold can affect your health, the structural integrity of the building materials, and more.  In our last post, Mold, Moisture, and Your Home, we discussed […]

Mold, Moisture and Your Home


Mold Basics The key to mold control is moisture control. If mold is a problem in your home, you should clean up the mold promptly and fix the water problem. It is important to dry water-damaged areas and items within 24 to 48 hours to prevent mold growth. Why is mold growing in my home? […]

Ensuring a Healthy Home with Safe Home Environmental


Maintaining a healthy living environment is crucial for the well-being of you and your family. When it comes to mold, early detection, and effective remediation are essential. See some common facts about mold by the EPA.  Mold growth often goes unnoticed until it becomes a significant issue, posing health risks and potential damage to your […]