TIPS FOR LANDLORDS AND RENTERS
Prevent tenant claims
for mold damage to property including clothing, furniture, books,
and other household items. Protect against
tenant mold health injury and disease claims by
inspecting immediately with full documentation. Obtain a
professional study, analysis, and recommendation for
repair, mold removal for full remediation and abatement
of any potentially toxic mold if so foundbased upon a comptent subClinical Investigation® and the appropriate investigative protocol.
TIP - VERY IMPORTANT - WE SEE MANY INCOMPETENT INSPECTION
REPORTS PURPORTING TO HAVE MOLD CONDITIONS THAT PROMPT LAWSUITS
OR EXPENISIVE REPAIRS THAT ARE NOT NECESSARY. DO NOT USE
SERVICE OR REPAIR CONTRACTORS THAT DO INSPECTIONS SUCH ARE
RARELY OF ANY VALUE.
Have your suspect MOLD professionally Sampled and
Quantified that meets legal standards if your inspection
does not met the required legal standard it will be disregarded
by property owner's attorneys and the courts. A simple mold
sample and inspection just does not meet the legal burden.
Avoid mold inspection quackery that have no legal, forensic
or medical standing and obtain a highly qualified investigation.
your rental before showing the property by non-remedation NJIE
unoccupied rental heated, ventilated and dry
attic, basement, crawl space, closets, bathrooms,
and kitchen where mold is most often found.
all mold removed or cleaned before showing the property
to limit exposure to persons entering property.
not cover-up mold with paint, wallpaper or by other methods.
may result in added punitive legal and other damage
awards along with full compensation for remediation and
a certification of a mold free habitation
a property insurance claim for water/mold damage.
the mold damage.
mold damaged home is covered under most home owners insurance
the remediation, abatement and associated repairs.
a certified legal report from the mold inspector.
not rent mold infested property to tenants - considerable
liability may result
in the rental agreement that it is the duty of the renter
to notify of any water leaks or damage that may result
in mold growth.
is a violation of health and building code to knowingly rent a
health impairing property.
Nearly ALL rental property falls under the jurisdiction
of the Uniform Commercial Code. Local municipal court
has authority to address and remedy complaints.
or Download the free "New
Jersey Truth in Renting Guide"
from the NJ Department of Community Affairs
renting-look for mold in all areas of the property
Spend a few
minuets in all areas of the house to detect mold odor
or visual presence.
any property when mold is present either odor or visual.
the property inspected for mold and fully document the
the landlord to pay for a mold inspection
mold is found and removed have follow up mold
not rent mold infested property until remediation (removing
mold and eliminating source of water) and cleaning
rented it is the duty and responsibility of tenant
to notify and advise landlord of any suspected mold growth
or water leaks immediately in WRITING
the New Jersey
Tenant's Rights Information page.
personnel are there first and are most likely
to be exposed to mold before their buyers. Be cautious- If
you see or smell mold:
out immediately if coughing or wear mold gas/particle mask
the landlord and require a mold inspection and test.
living with mold often do not know it and may have no
or minimal allergic response. Do not rely on their comments
can be just as liable for mold injury in their representation
of a property as being habitable.
OR SELLER SEE OUR SPECIAL TIPS
ARE EXPERIENCED IN LITIGATION SUPPORT FOR SUCH CASES- WE UNDERSTAND THE EVIDETRY BURDENS-FREE CONSULTATIONS
LANDLORD GET IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME-LANDLORDS ARE LOSING
CASES EVERY DAY BECAUSE OF INCOMPETENT INSPECTIONS!
TO DO AFTER OCCUPANCY AND MOLD PROBLEMS ARE DISCOVERED
are as high as 10% of all properties have a mold associated
problem. Most often mold is innocently overlooked, ignored
not identified even during the course of a general home inspection.
A clinical/medical specialist must be consulted.
all cases if you find a mold shortly after you occupy
the property you must IMMEDIATELY have it
professionally inspected. The inspector will document the damage and presence
of the mold infestation for you and your landlord. BUT this must be done immediately
- the longer you wait the more the liability transfers to you
- the new tenant.
you have a health concern or newly acquired health condtion or recently diagnosied by your medical doctor or that
you believe may be associated with a mold presence
see your physician immediately. Note in
most cases reactions will cease once away from the causative
YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE ACQUIRED A MOLD RELATED INJURY, DISEASE OR
AILMENT HAVE THE RENTAL INSPECTED BY OUR SPECIALISTS FOR SAMPLING
TO BE FORWARDED TO YOUR MEDICAL DOCTOR FOR CONSIDERATION AND OR
ATTORNEY FOR ANY CLAIMS THAT MAY ARISE. NOTE: THIS
MUST BE DONE IMMEDIATELY TO PRESERVE YOUR CLAIM IF YOU ARE SEEKING
COMPENSATION MEDICALLY OR FOR MOLD PROPERTY DAMAGE. CALL
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