National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors

Did Mold Suddenly Become Safe?

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Reprint from Cleanfax Magazine Abita Springs, LA I remember the lawsuits and hysteria surrounding the mold problems of Erin Brockovich, the Ballards in Texas, and even Ed McMahon with his sheepdog, Muffin. “Black Mold” was called the “next asbestos” — and the media frenzy was on. But today, we just don’t hear very much about mold, do we? Did it go away? Is it no longer a problem? Have we now ...
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New Mold Classes Scheduled

Abita Springs, LA January 11, 2018 NORMI™ announced today that for the first quarter of 2018, mold classes are being held in a variety of onsite locations for both private companies and the local professionals.  These classes feature the propriety concurrent training approach assembling assessors and remediators in the same classroom and some are specifically ...
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Dr. Oz Recommends Certification/Licensing for Mold Professionals

Abita Springs, LA  03/12/17 Dr. Oz completed a great segment on 02/27 dealing with toxic mold and the dangers the public may face when being scammed by unlicensed, untrained mold guys.  NORMI™ and the IICRC were upheld as “the good guys”, credible, national training/certification organizations that help ...
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Is Training Really Necessary?

Abita Springs, LA Some people our industry view training as unnecessary.  Whether initial training or continuing education training, they view any legislation regarding licensing “unnecessarily burdening” if it includes a requirement for training, either in the field or in the classroom.  This seems to ignore some pretty important reasons for training. “When I was working as a Roofing Contractor...
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HomeAdvisor 2015 “Best of HomeAdvisor Award”

Abita Springs, LA May 7, 2015 We are pleased to announce that thirteen of our NORMI™ members have been honored by HomeAdvisor with the "Best of HomeAdvisor Award"!  HomeAdvisor is the premier lead-sourcing program in the construction industry and NORMI™ members are encouraged to take advantage of the lead-sourcing they provide which benefits their individual business and the public. "I am so pr...
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Top Ten Tips to Avoid Structural Mold from Broken Pipes, Ice Dams, and Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nonprofit Contact Person: Doug Hoffman 877.251.2296 ext. 876 mediaalert@normi.org January 28, 2015 (Abita Springs, LA) - A few simple steps can save property owners thousands of dollars of damage due to structural mold growth, according to Doug Hoffman, executive director of the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors (www.NORM...
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FLORIDA Approves NORMI Assessor and Remediator Examinations for Licensure

10/18/2013 Tallahassee, FL   The State of Florida Mold-Related Services Board has approved the NORMI™ Assessor and Remediator examinations for licensure by the State. NORMI, the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, now joins a small group of select not-for-profit trade organizations with whom the s...
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Bleach Doesn’t Kill Mold

What should you do if you have a mold problem in your home? Many homeowners and experts alike would suggest treating the area with diluted bleach (active ingredient sodium hpochlorite). However, there is one problem with this suggestion. Bleach does not kill mold. The idea that bleach kills mold is one of the most common misconceptions encountered here at NORMI. Bleach is a powerful oxidizer, ...
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NORMI to Hold Free Seminars for New Jersey Residents

(New Orleans) NORMIProETF (The NORMIPro Environmental TASC Force), a not-for-profit 501(3)c will hold FREE seminars on Wednesday and Thursday nights, June 19th and 20th from 7:00-8:30pm at Monmouth County Library (Headquarters) located at 125 Symmes Drive, Manalpan, New Jersey. These are open to the public and each will cover a different subject. On Wednesday evening the 30 minutes presentation ...
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Earthquake Doesn’t Stop Training

Abita Springs, LA NORMI, the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, conducted its first Virginia Mold Licensing class in Alexandria last week between an earthquake and impending Hurricane Irene. The successful training provided three days of mold training for professionals who were intere...
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