Mold Inspection & Testing
Eastern Safety Services Mold Inspection, Investigation and Mold testing in a certified laboratory. Our highly trained inspectors have the knowledge and tools to inspect and make recommendation for your home or business.
Mold testing involves analysis of samples collected from residential and commercial properties. Samples for mold testing include air for either viable or non-viable analysis and surface samples such as swabs, bulk (pieces of material, dust or liquids), tape lift, and contact plates.
Mold inspection and testing include assessment of the indoor air quality and identification of the causes as well as the levels of fungal growth in the building. It is only through identification and fixing of the causes of fungal growth in the building that mold growth can be controlled. Fungi produce spores that are released into the air. Fungal spores are found everywhere in the outside air. The problem starts when the fungal spores begin to grow inside our home or workplace. Often all that is needed is a moisture source. Fungal exposure can cause minor allergic reactions to severe health issues.
Mold inspections are preformed to identify the levels of mold contamination. It is a good first step in solving mold problem. Mold inspection and testing not only identifies the level of contamination and risks to occupants but will identify the causes of mold problem and provide solutions to prevent it from growing in the future.
Mold inspection and testing may be conducted under the following situations:
If occupants of a home or office experience persistent unexplained health issues when inside the home or office. Mold inspection and testing can confirm or rule out mold as the likely cause of the illnesses.
Real Estate Transactions
Most home-buyers are now aware that mold inspection may save them thousands of dollars if it’s performed prior to purchasing a home. If mold is detected during inspection it’s possible for the buyer to negotiate for a lower price or to have the problem fixed before buying the home.
Following flooding or other forms of water damage it is important to conduct mold inspection to ensure there is no mold growth. Mold inspection may detect hidden leaks that lead to mold growth.
Marijuana Grow Operations
Marijuana grow operations are a growing problem across North America. Once busted, most city authorities will ask for mold inspection and testing after remediation. Marijuana grow operations often lead to mold growth and structural damage of the property.
We also offer education in Mold Awareness training offered in-class or online.
Please call us today for Mold Inspections, testing or mold training.