DIY Mold Inspection and New Construction Part

Michael Rubino

February 8

Michael discusses do-it-yourself mold inspection, important things to watch out for with new construction, common places mold is found in your home, and why your home's air quality matters.


  • 3 things to watch out for with the construction industry
  • How do we find mold in the flooring?
  • What are some mold sample options?
  • New construction materials to watch out for
  • Signs of water damage on the outside of a house
  • Better building material alternatives
  • How to properly waterproof your shower
  • Why does air exchange matter?
  • Are there building codes around ventilation?
  • DIY mold inspection tips
  • Tools to assess for water leaks
  • Household humidity levels
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    Christa Biegler:

    Christa Biegler is an award-winning dietitian nutritionist, online educator, and host of The Less Stressed Life podcast. She specializes in helping others increase their performance and uplevel their happiness by addressing gut health related issues and inflammation, including digestive issues (burping, bloating, gas, constipation, diarrhea, retaining water), eczema, brain fog, fatigue, joint or muscle pain, migraines, auto-immune conditions and food sensitivities in private practice. Christa has consulted in a variety of areas, including work with a major food company to behind the scenes for a fitness celebrity. Christa graduated from South Dakota State University in dietetics and journalism, completed her dietetic internship at the St. Louis Department of Veteran’s Affairs and has logged many hours of research and study in integrative nutrition. She is the creator of The Less Stressed Approach to Eczema and Fast Track to Fabulous programs and has been a guest on other podcasts and lectures. She enjoys coordinating the local unicycle club with her family, skiing, grocery shopping, dirt biking and visiting higher elevations.

    About Michael Rubino
    Michael Rubino is the authority on mold remediation. As Founder and Chairman of HomeCleanse, Rubino specializes in working with people who are immunocompromised or have acute and sustained reactions to mold exposure. Rubino provides solutions that not only get rid of mold sources but also get rid of the contamination created by those mold sources using his proprietary “Home Detox” method. He is a council-certified Mold Remediator by IICRC and ACAC and a contributing member, sponsor, and speaker for the Indoor Air Quality Association.