Unbelievable Condensation Issue In Attic Causing Mold Growth

This video was shot recently showing observations of an attic inspection in January 2020 during mild to cold weather days and captures large amounts of frost on the bottom side of roof assembly due to inadequate insulation, lack of proper air movement and ventilation and possible roof underlayment and membrane issues. During warmer days after … Read more

Zinsser Mold Killing Primer, Did you read the label?

As a Mold Assessor I often come across remediation contractors who specify Zinsser as an acceptable encapsulate product for their remediation process. Zinsser is not an encapsulate material, It is a primer, part of a two step system manufactured by Rust-Oleum. It is highly suggested that the labels and Technical Data Sheets (TDS) (see link … Read more

Mie Laser Scattering Technology (IAQ Screening)

Bald Eagle Inspection Services, LLC is now using Mie Laser Scattering Technology for indoor air quality screenings of VOCs and Formaldehyde levels. This is a very advanced technology that analyzes particle concentration by detecting particles as they pass through a laser field. Two individual devices are utilized to assist in identifying and ruling out potential … Read more

What level should a radon test be conducted on?

  Radon gas is a radioactive, colorless, odorless gas emitted from rock and soil from the ground. It can be contained in confined areas and or well water of a home. Radon gas is considered by the EPA to be the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. I have been asked … Read more

Different Types of Mold Testing Techniques Explained

There are typically four techniques of mold testing available to all mold assessors and inspectors. These levels include: non-intrusive visual inspection, swabs, tapes, bulk samples, air sampling and intrusive. A non-intrusive visual inspection is considered the lowest level of confirmation of mold, however, when visual confirmation cannot be made, the next level of confirmation of mold would be … Read more

Prevent ice damage and backups!

I wanted to take a moment to post some important information regarding the coming warm weather and  how it could create roof troubles.  We have recently received snowfall that has left our roofs piled and now we are about to experience warmer weather. This weather pattern is a perfect to create all sorts of roof … Read more

How to interpret your mold air sampling results.

Many have asked me about how to interpret indoor air quality results. Since there is very little to be found regarding mold test results and air sampling interpretation on the web, I have decided to share this information with the world. The following information is unofficial and opinionated in nature and is to be used as a … Read more

Home Inspection Horrors

A little article to have fun with as Halloween approaches. Some home inspections are a little more interesting than others. You can be sure that Bald Eagle Inspection Services will find all of the interesting stuff on your home inspection, such as these nightmares: https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/home-and-garden/100-super-scary-home-inspector-nightmare-photos/ss-AAtXtig?li=BBnb7Kz#image=1    For more information regarding all the treats Bald Eagle … Read more

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