Can’t see or smell mold? You may still have it. Mold can grow in isolation. Despite being undetectable by your nose, chemicals can still get in your lungs.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 5, Bleach Kills Mold Right?
Chemicals like Bleach are biocides – they kill life in general. Clean shower mildew with bleach. Anything else requires a professional.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 4, Using a DYI Mold Kit
If you’re headed to a big box hardware store for a DIY mold test kit, stop. They’re a waste of money. Here are several reasons to consider…
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 3, Types of Testing for Mold
There are several ways to test for mold in a home. The method used depends on the activity and type of mold we’re looking for. Part 3 of a 7 part series.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 2, Our Homes Trap Moisture
To bring down utility bills, builders made our homes so tight that nothing was getting in, or out! We were trapping moisture. Part 2 of a 7 part series.
Mold in Arizona Homes: Part 1, Moisture in Our Homes
Moisture sources in Arizona homes: air conditioners, showers, dish washers and general water use, and their contribution to mold. Part 1 of a 7 part series.
Manufactured Homes Foundation Certification Requirements
Learn what’s required by HUD/FHA and by engineers, differences between Certification of Affixed & Foundation Certification, and how much you’ll likely pay.
Nick watches my back
Peter Ellefson, President of EPL Realty Group, seeks out Nick’s experience to decide what to buy and what not to buy. He lets Nick watch his back!
You saved us from a financial sinkhole!
Nick J. Alati, I thought you might be curious to learn the outcome of our situation at the Troon North property. The Banks realtors kept insisting that the moisture (flood) evidence that you identified in the garage was not credible. We located the previous owners who confirmed that indeed such a flood had taken place, that a Wash had infiltrating …
I’ve worked with Nick Alati for twenty years
Watch this video to hear how a fellow industry professional views working with Nick Alati. Greg Olsen has known Nick Alati for twenty years and consults with him on plumbing and air conditioning situations.
A great home inspector
To Whom It May Concern, Nick Alati is a great home inspector. I have worked with him since 2006 and he is one of the inspectors that I recommend to home buyers and home sellers, but he is the only air quality inspector that I recommend. Nick has many attributes that qualify him as a great home inspector. He has …
I’ve never had any complaints
Danny Balanon of GMAC Real Estate shares his endorsement of Nick Alati. He says he is extremely happy with his service and has never had any complaints. Watch this video to hear more about Nick’s services and how his reports and pictures are so helpful.
Mr. Alati is extremely effective in Indoor Air Quality Analysis, protocol sampling, data interpretation, and accurate reporting. I have contracted Mr. Alati’s professional services numerous times and sought his advice in these services. Mr. Alati’s proven skills in the following areas (bacterial and fungal analysis, non-viable spore trap analysis, surface sampling, collecting bulk samples, and dust sampling) have made him …
I recommend Nick to all my clients
Paul Welden with Home Smart Realty says he’s recommended Nick to all of his clients for the last three years. Paul feels that Nick’s inspection reports are thorough, complete, and one of the most detailed reports he has ever seen when it comes to homes.
Thanks From Australia
I have had the pleasure to use Nick Alati, of Alati’s Inspection Services to carry out two building inspections around the Phoenix region for me. I live in Australia and feel I know the properties he has inspected, better than Australian properties I have physically inspected in my own country. He is prompt, responsive and detailed. I have dealt with …
Pre-Inspection Increased Foot-Traffic
I network with Nick Alati from Alati’s Inspections. I used him to pre-inspect a home I had for sale in Mesa, Arizona. I followed the recommendations I was given from the report that he gave me and I feel that dramatically improved the foot-traffic.