Monthly Archives: September 2017


Hidden Mold Problems in Home Purchases and Sales

In South Florida, it is common that homes will, at one point or another, suffer water damage which frequently originates from roof leaks, pipe leaks, air conditioning leaks, and cracked exterior stucco and foundations. Those leaks, combined with our humid weather makes for the perfect environment for mold to grow and spread. When buying or selling a home, the real estate contract typically allows the buyer the opportunity to inspect the home during a period of time called the "Inspection Period" or "Due Diligence Period". During this time, the Buyer has the right to conduct inspections using licensed home inspectors and/or mold inspectors to ensure that the buyer is satisfied with the home. Must Sellers Disclose All Known Mold [...]

2020-01-19T22:16:40-05:00September 2017|Homes|0 Comments

Broward County School Classrooms Plagued by Mold Problems

Mold in the classroom is making teachers and students sick, according to an article that appeared in the August 21, 2017 edition of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the presence of toxic mold in Broward County public school classrooms continues to be a problem for many teachers and students. The article claims that mold was found growing on the surfaces of student desks at Northeast High School in Oakland Park. According to one anonymous teacher's written complaint from Northeast High School, "Students are always ill, need to leave class to blow their nose, absent because of chronic sinus infections, constant coughing and congestion, watery eyes and nose, red eye from irritation, nausea, and so on. According to the article, one [...]

2020-01-19T22:17:15-05:00September 2017|Moldy Buildings|0 Comments