The New Online Educational Membership & Community

for Mold-Aware Homeowners and Building Professionals!

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Become a Dwell Well Institute Member

PREVENT MOLD & WATER DAMAGE While Building, Renovating, Remediating, or Maintaining Your Home

Access a one-stop source of architect driven knowledge, support, and education with the Dwell Well Institute.

LEARN HOW TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A SAFE HOME

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Cheryl Ciecko | Architect FALA, AIA, LEED AP

Here you will find a library of information on strategies in building science, indoor air quality, moisture management, mold avoidance and remediation, toxin avoidance, quality design and healthy living.

MOLD SAFE BUILDING AND REPAIRS

Whether you are building a new home or making repairs post-remediation, mold-safe building practices is a topic we will cover frequently.

MOLD REMEDIATION

What can you do if you suspect or have found mold in your home or business? Ask an industry expert about safe practices and how to find the right help.

FLOOD & MOISTURE DAMAGE

How can you prevent moisture damage? What do you do if you've had a flood or leak? Hear from guest experts in the field of water damage restoration.

FINDING A SAFE HOME

Do you know how to spot potential mold issues? Send in photos to get feedback on building defects which could lead to mold or moisture damage.

DWI Members get VIP Access to special events and guest webinars, with ongoing replay access (Normally $47 per event)

Get monthly expert guided video classes
Access an ever expanding library of building education resources

access lessons anywhere

LOGIN ANYWHERE ONLINE

Access an online library of educational videos, masterclasses, PDF resources, anywhere you have an internet connection.

JOIN US FOR LIVE PRESENTATIONS

Take part in live Q&A sessions with Cheryl, as well as interviews featuring experts in building, remediation, science and wellness.

WATCH VIDEO LESSONS ON YOUR DEVICE

Educational videos and Q&A replays are accessible on your device anywhere you have an internet connection. Enjoy new fresh content every month.

WHO IS THE DWELL WELL INSTITUTE FOR?

HOME OWNERS

Are you buying, renting, or building a new home? Gain knowledge to help you find or build a safe home. Have you experienced flooding? Have you located mold? Learn about the crucial first steps to remediation.

BUILDING PROFESSIONALS

Take part in live presentations and discussions with experts in the field of building, design, remediation and science. We discuss the latest in building practices, safe structures, materials and discoveries in the world of mold prevention.

REAL ESTATE INVESTORS

Don't endanger your investment by walking blindly into a property.
Educate yourself to know the signs of mold and moisture damage before taking the plunge.
If you are an agent, differentiate yourself and learn to help your clients find a mold safe home.

CONTRACTORS

Differentiate yourself from the crowd with continuing education on the risks of mold and moisture damage. In DWI we discuss safe building practices , what works, and what doesn't, in the steps to prevent unsafe homes.

HOW CAN I LEARN?

Exclusive Monthly Masterclasses, Videos, and Resources

Access the ongoing library of exclusive videos, PDFs, and masterclasses, with new content added monthly.

Get Special DWI Member Rates on future Courses and non-member programs.

NOTE: Exclusive content will NOT be for sale outside of the DWI Membership.

Access to the Members Only Community Group for Support

Get ongoing support, interaction and community inside our Members Only Community.

Connect with Cheryl inside the group, with monthly Q&A Livestream sessions.

Interact with a network of knowledgeable members learning from the same place you are.

What dWI Members Get Every Month

What clients are saying about cheryl

“Cheryl is very knowledgeable and ready to help.”
AMY P.
“It confirmed some areas of concern I had and allowed me to have the backing of an expert and the vocabulary to use with other parties in order to resolve the issues… Overall, it was a great service. Glad I was able to do it!”
KIM K.
“#1 [takeaway] was a practical approach to moving, hopefully without moving mold.”
J.L.L

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Your Host CHERYL CIECKO

ARCHITECT | ALA, AIA, LEED AP

A licensed architect and thought leader sharing solution strategies for professionals, building owners and individuals related to water damage, mold and toxins in buildings which affect health. With 30+ years of knowledge, research and experience, and motivated by a personal story of toxin exposure, Cheryl offers proven design, construction and renovation solutions to solve building challenges economically.

Cheryl brings tenacious research abilities, analytical thinking and her family story of recovery to the topic of environmental health, while also sharing her passion for design and construction solutions that make a difference. Cheryl is a frequent speaker at architecture and engineering conferences around the U.S. and participates on the Board of Directors for Association of Licensed Architects – Illinois, and the American Lumber Standards Committee.

Based in the Chicago area, Cheryl has a B.S. in Architecture with High Honors from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Minnesota- Minneapolis.

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Don't waste time searching through information online when KNOWLEDGE is available! Get the expertise, quality resources and solutions to eliminate your water damage, mold and toxin challenges now.

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AS A MEMBER YOU GET ACCESS TO
NEW EXCLUSIVE CONTENT EVERY MONTH

Enjoy 4 Concise Learning Segments including 1 Live Session + 3 Video Lessons

Tired of questions getting lost in a large group feed? Get your questions ANSWERED BY CHERYL, a certified building professional in this exclusive members-only event every month!

ASK CHERYL

Interactive Live Q&A

Every month members can take part in live interactive Q&A sessions with architect Cheryl Ciecko

Not sure if you have mold in your building or a defect that could cause mold in the future? Send in your photos for a review! Each month we pull from member submissions for a lesson in spotting defects.

IS IT MOLD?

Submit Photos For Review

Could you have mold or a situation that will cause mold? Submit your photos for review by architect Cheryl Ciecko

Considering a popular product or building material for your project? Get a review to learn how it could work and other points you need to keep in mind before use.

WILL IT WORK?

Product Pros & Cons

Do you have a product or building material in mind? Ask Cheryl for an expert opinion and she will give you the pros and cons

What building topics do you want to learn about most? We listen to your input! Get a fresh masterclass every month on topics like Crawlspaces, Window Installation, Moisture Testing and more!

MONTHLY MASTERLCASS

EXPERT VIDEO CLASS

Get an expert lead masterclass every month on your most requested building and remediation topics

You don’t have to learn on your own. Join fellow members, homeowners, building pros, and your host; Architect Cheryl Ciecko inside the Private Group to interact and discuss the months’ topics further.

MEMBERS COMMUNITY

PRIVATE INTERACTIVE GROUP

The Online Education Community and Membership for mold-aware Homeowners and Building Professionals
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We would love to have you join us!  Cheryl has presented to building professionals, architects, engineers, university professors and code officials with outstanding reviews. When you join the Dwell Well Institute, you learn with a teacher who has a track record of  excellence and integrity.

FAQs | QUESTIONS?

New content is added every month! The 4 core learning segments are dripped out on Fridays during each month.

This includes the livestream Q&A with Cheryl (Video replay is uploaded to the members content), the monthly masterclass video, video product review, and video photo review of potential mold and building defects. All details are delivered to your email with the Members Guide and Home Checklist.

You can take part in the new content by submitting your questions, product considerations and building photos for the monthly sessions!

You also have access to the ever-growing Members-Only Content Library, with content from all months prior.

Monthly memberships can be canceled at anytime. After canceling, you would not be charged for any further payments.

PLEASE NOTE; there are no refunds (and no partial refunds) for payments already made. 

Annual Memberships: You may choose not to renew upon your anniversary, but there are no refunds for payments already made. If you wish to cancel during your active membership year, you will not be charged for the upcoming year.

After cancelling your plan, you will continue to have access to Members-Only content until the end of your paid term, after which you will cease to have access.

The price will likely go up in the future as the content grows, but your membership rate will remain the same if you keep your membership active.

If you purchase an annual membership, you will have the option to renew at the same rate you already have.

If you cancel, you can join again later, but it will be at the increased rate.

The courses that Cheryl releases are not included, but DWI Members will have access to coupons for discounts and early beta rates for new up and coming programs. 

Once you register as a member, you will receive an email with your sign-in details. We suggest you bookmark the sign in page to remember your login info. From the login page, you will have access to the DWI Members Area on the website. You will be able to find all the content in the Members-Only Content Library and access it on your desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone!

Note: Some things are available to download to your device, but an Internet Connection is required to access the site and any live presentations.

Get Instant Access to our growing lesson library when you join!

Join Us With A Monthly Or Annual Plan

When you keep your membership active, you keep your low rate even if the price goes up in the future.

HOW CAN I JOIN?

SAVE WITH ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP

Access the ongoing library of videos, PDFs, and masterclasses. Monthly content updates.
Keep Your Original Rate With Annual Renewal

$150 / Year

FOR 12 MONTHS!

JOIN WITH MONTH TO MONTH PAYMENT

Access the ongoing library of videos, PDFs, and masterclasses. Monthly content updates.
Keep Your Original Rate With Active Membership

$15 / Month

PAID MONTHLY!

DISCLAIMER

The information contained herein is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, treat, or cure any disease, ailment or injury to the body.  It is not medical advice and the opinions represented do not constitute the practice of Architecture.  Everyone is an individual with different body types, different blood types, different body chemistries, and it is important to remember that what works for one person may not work for another person.  Each project, building and location is unique.  The decision to use or not to use any of this information is the sole responsibility of the reader.  Any products, techniques, and/or personal usage tips referred to are not suggested as a replacement for proper treatment from a licensed health care professional or a licensed building professional or Contractor.  Statements made herein have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

We are not a medical organisation and we do not and cannot give or purport to give you any medical advice or assistance in whatever form. Nothing in the video, associated Websites or anything associated with it should be taken or understood as medical advice or assistance nor should it be interpreted in substitution for any medical advice or assistance or used or referred to instead of seeking appropriate medical advice or assistance from qualified practitioners for your particular circumstances and needs. You are solely responsible for evaluating and assessing your own health and well being and whether, in all the circumstances, you should access and use the Website and/or participate in the System and/or its products and services. We encourage you to seek appropriate medical advice or assistance before embarking on any use of the Website, program, plan, and/or its products or services.
 
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