mold inspection gainesville: Should I Have a Mold Testing In My House? Gainesville, Florida  - 01/17/24 08:00 AM
Does it smell musty in your home or office? Are you having difficulty breathing? Or, are you experiencing headaches and sneezing frequently? If so, mold could be the culprit. In this case, an indoor air quality test is necessary. Sometimes, however, the test may not be that necessary. This is often the case where the cause of the mold growth is pretty obvious. For example, when your home’s roof is leaking.

What constitutes a need for a mold testing is not knowing whether or not there is mold in your Orlando home.
If you’re purchasing a home, having the air … (1 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: How do mold affect people? Are you getting sick at home? - 06/17/23 07:42 AM
Exposure to damp and moldy environments may cause a variety of mold health effects, or none at all. Some people are sensitive to molds. For these people, exposure to molds can lead to symptoms such as stuffy nose, wheezing, and red or itchy eyes, or skin. Some people, such as those with allergies to molds or with asthma, may have more intense reactions. Severe reactions may occur among workers exposed to large amounts of molds in occupational settings, such as farmers working around moldy hay. Severe reactions may include fever and shortness of breath. In 2004 the Institute of Medicine (IOM) … (2 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: How To Prevent Mold in Your House (The Villages & Gainesville) - 03/19/23 09:45 AM
How To Prevent Mold in Your House
In a nutshell, the best and most efficient way to prevent mold formation is to ensure that mold  needs (spores, food source, and moisture) are not available.
This means practicing high levels of hygiene at all times and in every part of your house and keeping the R/H below 60%.
Here’s one thing you should do to prevent mold formation inside your house living space:
Minimize the Humidity in And Around Your House.Moisture is the biggest contributor to mold development. If your home is always warm and humid, then there’s a high chance of mold … (7 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: HONGO (MOLD) EN TU CASA? Enfermo? - 03/05/23 07:24 AM
Tienes Mold (Hongo) en tu casa? Peligros de dormir en una habitación con moho y humedades
La humedad por capilaridad y la formación de moho en el dormitorio es motivo de preocupación, tanto por los daños estructurales como por las consecuencias para la salud. 
Por qué se crea Mold (moho) en el dormitorio?
En términos generales, el moho engloba varios tipos de hongos microscópicos, cuyas esporas son invisibles a simple vista (suelen tener entre 1 y 15 micras de diámetro) y pueden recorrer grandes distancias a través del aire. Los dormitorios son un tipo de habitación muy agradable … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Air Quality Testing. Mold Inspections - 01/16/23 08:52 AM
 Why Perform Air Quality Testing?
What often happens is that you will notice that when you are outside, you breathe just fine, but when you get inside you will begin to have nasal irritation, sneezing, and sometimes it progresses to include headaches and nausea. These are indications that you should have an indoor air quality test performed in your building.
Once you have this testing done, you will have a better idea of what may be making you have these symptoms. You can then move on to figuring out the best way to handle improving the indoor air quality. Many times, this will … (2 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST (IMS): MOLD INSPECTIONS - 11/13/22 07:23 AM
IMS is an environmental testing and consulting company specializing in indoor air quality and building assessments. Operations began in 2004 and IMS services North, Central and South Florida with offices in Gainesville, The Villages and Fort Lauderdale. Founder, Chief Mold Assessor and Lead Scientist Mr. John M. Acaron who has headed operations since IMS inception. Our Mold Assessors staff is composed of Scientists: Chemist, Biologist and Engineers. Home based in The Villages, Florida.
“According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air quality is a greater health hazard than outdoor air pollution with pollutants being up to 2-5 times higher indoors.”
IMS Consultants inspect, … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Mold & Moisture totally related to each other. The Villages - 11/03/22 07:17 AM
When unwanted molds appear in ventilating systems or in other spaces within occupied buildings, exposures of occupants to those molds can lead to serious problems. In general, the types and concentrations of mold that affect IAQ are like those found in outdoor air. However, background mold numbers may shift whenever water accumulates in buildings. Damage caused by floods, plumbing leaks and roof leaks results in mold developing and formation of mold colonies.
Moisture is the principal determinant of mold growth indoors. Different levels of moisture are needed for growth of different molds. For instance, Aspergillus and Penicillium require little available moisture and … (3 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Think about a Mold Inspector / Mold Assessor as a Medical Physician - 10/17/22 06:46 AM
Our Mold Assessment and Indoor Evaluation will specifically address the environmental issues identified inside the living space related to moisture intrusion, levels of airborne mold spores, musty odors and fungal growth. Our Chief State License Mold Assessor Mr. John M. Acaron is the principal and Operations Director of INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST responsible for conducting the Mold investigations. Mr. Acaron staff has degrees in Engineering, Chemistry with minors in Biology as well state licensed Mold Assessors and Home Inspectors with vast experiences in residential design and construction.
Think about a Mold Assessor as a Medical Physician. A Medical Doctor physical examination goal is to … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Why does mold grow? - 06/08/22 07:48 AM
Most Common Reasons for Mold to grow Inadequate or blocked/partially blocked ventilation openings.
Inadequate levels of insulation.
Water leaks (roof and plumbing) Bathroom exhaust fan discharging into attic or soffit.
Excessive number of stored items in attic.
Non-insulated attic scuttle/pull-down staircase/ walk up staircase door.
High interior humidity levels.
Presence of whole-house fan.
Presence of Air Conditioning evaporator in attic.
Presence of non-insulated sheet metal ductwork in attic.
Other, uncorrectable factors include - orientation of home and/or sections of roof.
(north, south, etc) , location of home (woody areas can have a much higher.
airborne spore level), and number of occupants … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Mold... why? Getting sick at home and or office? - 07/16/21 07:09 AM
Has the discovery of mold in your Central Florida property got you worried? Indoor Microbial Specialist Services is here to help. We have a team of experts that will help you confirm if mold is present!
The presence of mold in homes, schools, and businesses is of mounting concern in Florida. Mold grows on virtually any organic material, be it in food, carpet, wood or paper.
To grow, mold only needs three main ingredients: food, moisture, and optimum temperature. So anytime there is a water intrusion, be it a minor plumbing leak or a major flood that wasn’t dried, there is a high … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: POST REMEDIATION VERIFICATION (PRV) PROCESS (After mold eradication) - 05/20/21 06:23 AM
INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST offers post remediation verification (PRV) inspections and testing. Often referred to as “clearance testing”, this evaluation is performed by a mold or indoor air quality (IAQ) specialist to help determine if the remediation scope-of-work (remediation protocol) was followed and if the recently cleaned environment has returned to a healthy livable space. The IIRCR (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification) defines this as Condition 1 status – a normal fungal ecology. The post-remediation verification should never be performed by the remediation contractor and is required to be a separate third-party company. However, many times this evaluation is scheduled through … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: The Dangers of Mold in your home living space. - 03/10/21 02:38 PM
Molds produce allergens, which are substances that can cause allergic reactions, as well as irritants and, in some cases, potentially toxic substances known as mycotoxins.  Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.  Allergic responses include hay fever-type symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rash (dermatitis).  Allergic reactions to mold are common.  They can be immediate or delayed.  Molds can also cause asthma attacks in people with asthma who are allergic to mold.  In addition, mold exposure can irritate the eyes, skin, nose, throat and lungs of both mold-allergic and non-allergic people.  … (4 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: MOLD EFFECTS IN YOUR BODY (MOLD MYCOTOXINS) - 02/14/21 09:14 AM
How To Determine Mold Health Effects
Establishing a connection between your health and environment is not a difficult process with the correct testing and expertise. To achieve a definitive connection, you will need 3 factors.
Environmental mold or bacteria testing designed to identify toxic pathogens like endotoxins or mycotoxins. Medical testing designed to detect the presence of those same environmental toxins in the human body. Collaboration with qualified environmentalists and medical professionals to identify the pathogenic connection. How to connect your health to mold sickness. The top row is mycotoxins produced by mold and the left column is the subspecies of mold … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: MUSTY SMELL, MOLD, GETTING SICK AT HOME, GAINESVILLE - 08/24/20 05:49 AM

INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST sets the standard for MOLD INSPECTORS in the Gainesville, Newberry, Micanopy, Ocala, The Villages, Lady Lake, Leesburg, Summerfield, Mount Dora, Clermont, Eustis & Tavares area. We are distinguished by our background in Engineering, Chemistry/Biology and Residential & Commercial construction and by our extensive theoretical experience with intricacies of structural & environmental issues. We are The Villages, and Gainesville Mold Inspection company of choice. Need a Home Inspection? Click HERE.
INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST services the following counties: … (2 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: IS MOLD GROWING INSIDE YOUR HOME? MOLD INSPECTIONS - 02/08/20 08:22 AM
Is there MOLD growing inside your Home Living space?? Need a Mold Inspection, Mold Testing or a Mold Assessment? The Villages, Ocala or Gainesville.
With every breath, we inhale not only life sustaining oxygen but also dust, smoke, chemicals, microorganisms, and other particles and pollutants that float in air. The average individual inhales about 10 cubic meters of air each day, roughly the volume of the inside of an elevator. Because people typically spend so much time indoors, poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can greatly affect individuals and, more broadly, the public health and national productivity.
Fungi, especially filamentous fungi called mold, also lower … (2 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: Are you getting sick at home? The Villages, Wildwood and Lady Lake, FL - 12/02/19 02:01 PM
Do you have an issue with Mold, musty odor in your home? Are you getting sick at home? (The Villages, Summerfield, Wildwood, Oxford and Lady Lake, Florida?) Or do you have a client that has problems with Mold?
A Mold inspection/screening is a non-invasive examination of the building to identify and report on conditions that have led to moisture intrusion, water damaged and conditions conducive to microbial growth (MOLD) or actual existence of microbial growth. If such conditions are present, sampling is recommended. Sampling may also be recommended in the absence of visible conducive conditions as a precautionary measure; such as a carpet sample, … (4 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: COMMERCIAL MOLD INSPECTIONS GAINESVILLE FL - 10/26/19 06:55 AM
Most lawsuits allege that mold problems could have been avoided, so commercial real estate owners need to show due diligence by investigating any suspected mold problem. We can document your due diligence in investigating mold issues and determine whether they exist at all. We also can provide expert witness testimony.
Toxic molds, commonly referred to as black mold, are more dangerous than ordinary molds because their spores contain poisonous mycotoxins. In concentrated amounts, mycotoxins can cause skin blistering, nosebleeds, asthma symptoms, or chest pains, among other things. In extreme situations, they can even cause shock and death.
Unfortunately, there is no cure for … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: MOLD INSPECTIONS and MOLD EVALUATIONS in FL. - 03/30/19 08:23 AM
Do you need a Mold Inspection, Mold Testing or a Mold Assessment?
For more information relative to Mold Assessments, Mold Testing and Mold Inspections in Gainesville, Mount Dora, Micanopy, The Villages, Lady Lake, Leesburg, Oxford, Summerfield, Gainesville, Orlando or Clermont,  Florida visit INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST. We are state of Florida licensed Home Inspector and state of Florida licensed Mold Assessor / Inspector with degree in Engineering and residential and commercial construction in central and north of Florida working just for you. MOLD? SICK? MUSTY ODOR? #mold #moldinspection #moldtesting #moldassessment#inspection #moldinspectionthevillages #moldinspectiongainesville #leesburg#mountdora #moldinspectionmicanopy #moldinspectionladylake#moldinspectionoxford  #moldinspectionclermont #moldinspectionorlando#moldinspectionavalonpark #moldinspectioncrystalriver #moldinspectioninverness #moldinspectionwaterfordlakes
INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST sets the standard for MOLD INSPECTOR and MOLD ASSESSORS in Gainesville, … (1 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: MOLD INSPECTIONS and MOLD EVALUATIONS FLORIDA - 03/12/19 05:21 AM
Two offices to serve you: The Villages & Gainesville, Florida. If you smell musty odor indoors, if your property has experienced a roof leak, a plumbing leak or a flood – past or present, mold testing is warranted. Prompt action can mean the difference between an inexpensive repair project or a several thousand dollar mold remediation job.
A mold Assessment and inspection can help you locate hidden mold, identify the species of mold, the exposure level, and measure your indoor air quality. Mold toxicity is primarily caused by mycotoxins, … (0 comments)

mold inspection gainesville: MOLD INSPECTIONS GAINESVILLE and NEWBERRY Florida - 11/17/18 06:17 AM
Got Mold? Issues with Mold spores? Water leaks? Gainesville and Newberry, Florida?  CLICK HERE
Do you have an issue with Mold, musty odor in your home? Are you getting sick at home? (Gainesville, Newberry, Williston, High Springs, Alachua and Micanopy, Florida). Do you have a client that has problems with Mold? Need a Mold Assessment? Just give us a call and we will be glad to address the issue. I am state of Florida Licensed Mold Assessor and State of Florida Licensed Home Inspector in Gainesville and The Villages,  Florida. Visit us at:  INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST.  
A Mold inspection/screening is a non-invasive examination … (0 comments)

John M. Acaron, CMI, MRSA, Master Mold Inspector & Chief Mold Assessor (INDOOR MICROBIAL SPECIALIST)

John M. Acaron, CMI, MRSA

Master Mold Inspector & Chief Mold Assessor

The Villages, FL

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Address: 854 Evans Way,, The Villages, Fl, 32162

Office: (452) 633-3591

Mobile: (850) 814-3889

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