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Mold Inpections vs. Mold Testing
Whether you are buying or selling a home, renting proper- ties, or own commercial real estate, a mold inspection is a must! All inspections include a complete evaluation of both the interior and exterior of your home. A variety of testing methods are often used to determine the quantity and type of mold that may be present. These tests are sent to a forensic laboratory for analysis, we will be able to provide you with a detailed report of our findings and recommendations for remediation if necessary.
A visual inspection is the first step in identifying a possible mold problem. Typically, equipment such as a boroscope, to view inside ductwork or behind walls, moisture meters and infrared moisture detectors are used to help identify hidden sources of mold growth.
Air Sampling determines the type and quantity of airborne mold spores in a building. Air Sampling is necessary if the presence of mold, allergens or toxins is suspected. The type and quantity of mold present in a building can determine if further investigation or possible remediation is necessary.
Tape/Swab samples are collected from suspicious growths found in or around a building. The suspicious growth is gently wiped with a sterile swab or tape lift, sealed, then shipped to a forensic laboratory for analysis
Based upon a visual inspection, air sampling, and Tape or Swab sampling your mold inspector will provide you with
a complete detailed report with the laboratory analysis and results for your use. He will also supply you with
recommendations for clean-up, if necessary.