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Episode 01

Episode 01:
Five Reasons to Get a Mold Inspection

Picture this. You just moved into your brand-new dream home – open concept, great views – and amid unpacking you discover the horror that is mold, or what seems to be mold. Many people think that a home inspection will cover any possible issues, but when it comes down to it, a mold inspection is a very specific investigation that should be done by a qualified professional.

In today’s episode of The Secret Life of Mold, host Craig Cooper discusses the top five reason to get a mold inspection when buying a new home regardless of whether the property is a new build or not. If you’re in the market for a new home, this episode is for you! Listen in to find out how to make sure you and your loved ones are moving into a safe and healthy environment.


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Big Three from Episode 01:

  1. A home inspection is not a mold inspection
  2. A mold inspection is a specialized in-depth moisture intrusion investigation
  3. Mold is not always detectable to the untrained eye


Time-stamped Show Notes:

0:48 – Why a general home inspection is not a mold inspection

1:08 – Did you know? A mold inspection is more than just a mold inspection – it is also this kind of inspection too

1:44 – How a mold inspection can protect you from a costly mistake

2:03 – Mold can be undetectable to the untrained eye

2:37 – The health risks possible due to unknown mold exposure


Resources/Tools/Links Mentioned In This Episode:

Home Inspection vs. Mold Inspection Video

Buying a New Home Blog Post

Buying a New Home Infographic


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