What is Mold Testing or Sampling?

Mold Testing

Not all molds are visible and not all molds produce a musty odor that you can detect easily. Some molds are hidden, causing enough damage before you can do anything. That is why regular mold testing and immediate mold testing after water damage (leak, floods, etc) is so important.

A mold sampling consists of a visual inspection for mold growth, moisture mapping for hidden leaks, air sampling, surface sampling, and checking the air conditioning for mold. Every inspection can be different depending on the home/commercial building's overall condition.

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Mold Testing Process

Mold Testing Process

Air samples and surface samples are taken by mold testing experts to determine how mold is affecting the indoor building environment.

Once samples are collected, they are overnighted or dropped off at a third-party laboratory for analysis.

Results from the lab are typically available within 48 hours and a report is generated by the inspector based on the visual findings and lab results.

Remediation protocols are then formed based on the assessment.

Mold Remediation companies then follow the set guidelines to give estimates and carry out the mold cleaning process. The time required in the home for mold testing can be up to two hours depending on the size of the home.

The Importance of Mold Testing

  • Protect Your Loved Ones: Doing a mold test can ensure your home is mold-free to since exposure to mold can cause a number of health issues ranging from respiratory illnesses (asthma, allergies), irritation in the eyes, skin, and airways, etc. Mold can affect people in different ways, and it often causes no symptoms at all. Even nonallergic individuals can also get sick by living in damp indoor spaces.
  • Accurate Identification Better Diagnosis: Every home has a certain amount of mold. Mold testing will be necessary to determine how much mold is present and what level of mold. Mold testing may also provide information regarding a possible hidden mold problem within the walls, source of the mold problem (e.g. is it airborne or not), etc.
  • Buying A House: Getting a mold inspection before buying a home is beneficial as a general home inspection typically excludes mold. This ensures the home does not have any mold problems you will have to deal with.
  • Proof of Insurance Claim: Mold remediation is usually a separate part of your insurance policy and home insurance companies are known for not covering mold on insurance policies, so you may want to have the inspection to prove to them there is indeed mold in the home.

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