Category: Mold Inspecting and Testing

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If you suspect mold growth in your home, you can test for the mold by yourself first without having to call a mold professional immediately. To confirm whether or not mold is present, you are going to need a mold test kit. However, there are some early detection methods you can employ before the kit […]

Department of Health Mold Inspection

Usually, mold does not harm people that are healthy. However, people who have asthma or some allergies may be at risk of mold. Some may develop simple rashes to severe respiratory problems. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, molds have the potential to cause health problems. Despite stories that claim otherwise, mold growth […]

New York State Mold Assessor License Application

Since the implementation of the Mold Laws in New York, tenants, landlords, and property owners have been tricky and keen on selecting the kind of mold company to solve their mold problems. Luckily, the state of New York has this covered. The state of New York has a list of requirements required by law for […]

How much does a mold inspection usually cost

There are mold companies that offer free mold inspections; however, this free offer is often expected that turns into a paid mold remediation. Free mold inspection for renters is something offered by mold remediation companies because in most cases it does turn into a paying job for them. It’s a win-win. Be sure to pick […]

What if mold is found during home inspection

You are excited about buying or selling a home. But before you do, a routine home inspection reveals that the home has mold. What should you do? If you are a seller, you can sell your home without removing the mold or you can choose to remove it, but, you will need to disclose the […]

Is mold testing worth it

There are over 100,000 species of mold in existence. Some of them are toxic, while others are not. And while the different types of mold come in different colors, there is really no way to tell whether mold is toxic by just looking at its color. Conducting a mold test is worth it in order […]

How Do You Test for Mold in Basement

Mold tends to grow in dark, moisture-prone areas like basements because the conditions in there are just perfect for growth. Having any type of mold in your house is bad news for you and your loved ones due to the dangers associated with mold inhalation. Read on to find out how to test and detect […]

Signs you have mold in the walls

The subtle nature of mold growth means that it is generally hard to detect in the initial stages. It is however possible to follow the clues and identify the problem. A stale musty smell is a strong indicator that mold may be growing in your home. This is because mold is usually known to grow […]

testing air for mold

The presence of airborne mold particles in living areas can be dangerous to both humans and household pets. Some people even have immediate reactions such as coughing or uncontrolled sneezing if they enter a room with airborne mold particles. Mold air testing involves collecting and analyzing air samples to test for the presence and concentration […]

mold inspection

After mold remediation, it is always advisable that you test for mold. This serves two purposes. First, it ensures that your home is free of mold’s toxicity or allergy-inducing effects. And if you hired a mold remediation company, carrying out post-remediation mold testing determines whether they did a good job removing the mold from your […]

Mold Inspection and Testing

Mold inspection is a visual examination of your property to determine the existence and extent of any mold growth. It will also identify the source of moisture that is causing mold to grow in the first place. Mold testing involves either taking a swab of the mold spores themselves to determine the type of mold […]