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I add this to every bid for "discoloration". I haven't actually tested this as a defense as yet. But it's better that nothing.
Bids to treat areas of mold/discolorations with bleach and/or a mold control products, as requested by ________ and/or clients, does not guarantee there will be no regrowth of mold. This method of treatment should in no way be considered mold abatement, removal, or prevention. Should _______ and/or the client choose this method of mold treatment, _________ and the client assume all responsibility for any claims, of any kind, due to the presence of mold and also agree XXXXXXXXXXX. will not be held liable for any claims that may arise due to the presence of mold. Bids to treat mold are valid for 30 days, after which mold bids are subject to being re-bid due to growth of mold. Treating discoloration does not guarantee that it will not reoccur again after the initial treatment. Only certified pre testing and post testing after a mold remediation company has completed a thorough mold abatement of the affected areas will be guaranteed against future reoccurrence of mold in the abated mold areas. This is not certified and will not meet CRS S520 mold remediation guidelines.
That at least puts the ball in their court. Hopefully I'll never have to present that to a lawyer.
Yes, I have regrets. There are things I wish I hadn't done . . ..things I should have done, but indeed, there are many things I'm happy to have done. It's all in a lifetime.