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When Is Mold Really Mold

5/24/2016 (Permalink)

Camel Cricket Poop and Pine Tar

We often get calls from folks that think they have mold in their crawl space, asking us for an estimate to remediate or clean the area. In some cases it is not necessary, because, what the home owner is actually seeing is either, camel cricket poop or hardened wood tar or both.

It looks just like mold but it's not. How can you tell?

Try rubbing the surface with your finger to determine if the spot is hard or soft and dusty. If it's hard, it's probably cricket poop or wood tar.... If you are still not certain, give us call for some advice on what to do.

There's no sense spending money if you do not have to...

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