Are Mold Remediation Companies Scamming Homeowners?
Today Show Rossen Reports: Are mold contractors lying?
Rossen Reports: Are mold contractors lying?
Jeff Rossen on Rossen Reports on the Today Show, aired an expose about mold remediation contractors scamming homeowners. Five out of eight Mold Remediation Contractors they called out told the undercover reporter that there was Black Mold in the home and that she needed Mold Remediation. They told her that she should not waste her money on testing that it was Black Mold for sure! Then, they provided her with bids for the work they told her she had to have because the mold was dangerous! One mold remediation contractor quoted $1200, but one quoted her $10,000.View the Today Show Episode
Where to Look and What Questions to Ask
Download our infographic Buying a New Home? Here’s How to Check for Mold Before It’s Too Late to help you understand where to look and what questions to ask when doing a property walk through.
The main point of the story: get a professional mold inspection company to perform a thorough inspection and mold testing BEFORE you hire a remediation contractor. No one can tell you if mold-like growtrh is mold or mildew or black mold simply by sight.
Mold without laboratory analysis. Do not use a company that performs both mold inspections AND mold remediation. Get an independent, non-biased opinion from a licensed Mold Assessment Consultant (Texas) or Certified Mold Inspector first!
Five Reasons to Get a Mold Inspection
Our Podcast is Here! Listen in to our new episode of The Secret Life of Mold for the top five reasons why getting a mold inspection before purchasing a home is the smart thing to do.