Home & Apartment

  • California Mold Law: Renters’ Rights

    by David J. Allen

    California Mold Laws at a Glance In California, can you…?Move out due to mold?Yes.Withhold rent due to mold?Yes.Pay for your own mold remediation and deduct cost from rent?Yes.Sue a landlord …

  • Arizona Mold Laws: Tenants’ Rights

    by David J. Allen

    Renting a new apartment should be an exciting venture filled with possibility. You may imagine all the dinners you will host or the fun times you will spend with friends …

  • Alabama Mold Laws: Tenants’ Rights

    by David J. Allen

    Renting a new apartment should be an exciting adventure and a chance to enjoy security, peace of mind, and comfort. If you encounter mold in your new digs, this experience …

  • Christmas Tree Mold, 10 Tips for Tackling

    by David J. Allen

    While Christmas is among the happiest times of year for most families, the festivities can come to a halt due to mold allergies associated with evergreen trees. Especially for children, …

  • How to Report Mold in Rental Property

    by David J. Allen

    If you discover mold growth in a house or apartment you’re renting, there’s a good chance that it will be your landlord’s or property management’s responsibility to take care of, …

  • Where Does Mold Grow in a House?

    by David J. Allen

    As a general rule, the parts of the home that are most susceptible to mold growth will be the areas that are damp, warm, and dark. That said, there are …

  • Is Mold the Tenant’s Responsibility?

    by David J. Allen

    When it comes to the laws centered around rental properties, the rules can vary from one state to another. Although many states lack specific laws about whether mold is the …

  • Size of Mold Spores

    by David J. Allen

    Size of Mold Spores Mold spores range from 1 to 100 microns in diameter, but the bulk of mold spores are between 2 and 20 microns (U.S. EPA, MSUM, PLOS). …

  • ‘Kill’ Mold Without Bleach

    by David J. Allen

    The idea of “killing” mold is pretty popular, perhaps since it feels so great to beat something that might harm us and our family. And mold absolutely falls into that …

  • Hygrometer for Mold

    by David J. Allen

    A hygrometer is a device that measures and displays the humidity level, or moisture content, within a room or environment. “Hygrometer” is derived from the Greek hygros, which means wet …

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