Toxic mold growth and toxic mold
infestation in the attic of one's home or other buildings is a very
likely mold problem because of the deferred or undone maintenance of
roofs by most property owners. Besides being a fertile place for mold growth, attic mold is extra
dangerous because mold growth in the attic can spread into and inside [hidden] the ceilings and walls
About Attic Mold
I need some advice, I am buying a home in Michigan and I had a home
inspection done yesterday. The inspector noted some mold growing on the
rafters and plywood. I assume this is from replacing the leaky roof 6 or 7
months ago. Should I be concerned about the mold and can it be cleaned up
and killed easy enough? Or should I buy another house to limit the danger
of buying a problem house? What are your thoughts? [Nov. 21, 2002]
You should be very concerned about attic mold because it can spread into
and inside the ceilings and walls beneath the attic. Your first step is to
have the attic area [and probably the entire home inspected for mold and
tested for mold by a
If you are not willing to pay for your own, independent, complete testing
of the attic and home, you might consider buying another home. But
whatever home, you buy, it would be good to have the entire home
thoroughly examined and tested for mold problems because buying a mold
hell can be disastrous for both your family's health and finances.
In regard to your question about how easy it will be to kill and to remove
the mold in the home you are trying to buy, get estimates from several
mold remediation companies, including your Certified Mold Inspector. If
you want to consider removing the mold yourself, please visit:
to read the 25 steps for safe and effective mold remediation.
Do-It-Best-Yourself Mold Solutions
Phil can help you fix your own property’s mold
problems at low-cost, more safely, and better-in- results than what is done
by many mold inspectors and mold contractors. How can Phil help you?
1. Read Phil’s five plain-English,
mold advice books to master mold
inspection, testing, removal, remediation, and prevention for your house,
condo, apartment, office, or workplace.
2. Buy do-it-yourself, affordable
mold test kits,
mold lab analysis,
video inspection scope,
mold cleaner, and
mold killer, for the successful toxic and household mold
inspection, mold testing, mold species identification and quantification,
mold cleaning, mold removal, and mold remediation to find mold, kill mold,
clean mold, and remove mold from your residence or commercial building.
3. Get FREE mold advice, mold help, and/or answers to
your mold questions, by emailing mold expert Phillip Fry at
You can also email pictures of your mold problems in jpeg
file format as email attachments.