Home Mold Testing
Mold and airborne mold spores are a part of life and typically not an issue when their quantities are in a “normal” or insignificant range. Even outdoors in the fresh air, there are a certain number of mold spores that naturally occur. The issue begins when mold starts growing in a home causing damage to the structure as well as health ramifications associated with its tiny spores, which can easily become airborne and inhaled as mold grows. Our mold testing procedures involve different techniques to detect mold, identify the types of mold and whether or not they are in excessive quantities. If the mold results come back with a issue, this is when you know more work needs to be performed to uncover where the mold is growing and to stop the source that is allowing the mold to thrive. Mold cannot live without proper moisture levels which is why you typically find mold in homes that have leaks in various areas. This could come from a roof leak, plumbing leak, window leak, siding on the home failing to keep moisture out, improper ventilation of bathrooms and more. Many times mold is visible and can be cleaned up but in the cases where the mold is growing in the ceiling, walls, under carpeting or flooring, it is important to have the right kind of method to test if there is a hidden problematic area.
Knowing is half the battle
Causing allergies and respiratory issues
Mold spores, once dry, can easily become airborne
Often mold needs remediated, but professionally
Is there a musty smell in your home or building?
Are there visible signs of water damage anywhere?
Has the building ever suffered a plumbing leak?
Has the building ever suffered a roof leak?
Has the building ever suffered a leaking basement?
Has the building ever suffered a sink or sewer overflow?
Has the building ever suffered other water problems?
Anyone in your home suffering from allergic type symptoms?
When Should You Call a Professional Mold Testing Service?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, consider a mold inspection or mold testing now.
Whether you are a buyer, seller, or investor- or just want to ensure your present home or building is mold free, we will provide the professional service you need. Our services are conducted by a certified mold professional and can include an air quality sample of both the interior and exterior of your property. Using a variety of mold testing methods and forensic lab analysis on samples taken, we provide you with a detailed report of the findings and advise you on recommendations for proper remediation.