A typical home inspection is designed to inform you of the condition of the house to the buyers, and focuses on the issues that carry the highest potential cost to repair.
Common Places For Mold
After inspecting many homes, we’ve found that mold is most often found in basements, attics, garages, bathroom vanities and kitchen sink cabinets. But mold can grow anywhere in a home if the conditions are right for it (and therefore wrong for people…).
What happens when we encounter mold?
We conduct mold inspections in order to visually identify mold in the home. When we find mold during the course of a general home inspection, we’ll note it on the report and make sure the client understands the risks. We’ll also provide information that will help the client understand how they should go about removing the mold, who should remove it and how to prevent new mold from growing.
So who’s on the hook to remove mold that’s found during an inspection?
This one can be tricky. When inspecting a house for the buyer, it is advised to have the seller remove all of the mold and help prevent it in the future. The process of having mold removed is invasive to the residence of the house, and buyers don’t want to bear the expense of mold remediation, so definitely have the current homeowners eliminate all mold.
Call Anchor Home Inspection
Anchor Home Inspection is always available by phone to answer questions regarding your home. If you would like to consult with a professional about a home inspection, call Anchor Home Inspection now to schedule a home inspection today.