Mold growth in a building is often hidden!
You may suspect hidden mold if the occupants are reporting
health issues or there is a musty odor or history of water intrusion. Mold may
be hidden in places such as the back side of dry wall, wallpaper, paneling, the
top side of ceiling tiles or the underside of carpets and pads. Other areas can
be behind walls or above ceiling tiles where moisture has occured. Even more areas
for potential mold growth are around windows and inside duct work. There are many
places for mold to hide and only a trained inspector with the proper equipment
can find these hiding places.
The Mold Inspection
The mold inspection starts with a Visual Inspection. We look
for potential sources of water intrusion that may be causing mold growth, signs
of visible mold and even have the ability to look and test inside walls and other
hard to reach places (ducts) with the use of infrared technology and state-of-the-art
sampling equipment. Indoor Surface Samples are usually collected from visably
moldy surfaces by means of sterile sampling equipment. This form of sampling and
lab analysis is used to identify specific types of mold. Indoor Air Sampling may
be necessary if the presence of mold is suspected, but cannot be identified by
a visual inspection.
5 Reasons To Let Us Help You With Your Mold Issues
- We are fully trained and certified in Mold Inspection
- We offer both Residential and Commercial Services
- The services provided are efficient, accurate
and always completed in a timely and professional manner.
- Cultural sampling methods are available to provide
Health Care Professionals with the Speciation of molds found.
- Once we have inspected your property we will provide
you with a full report complete with color digital photos and laboratory findings.