MOLD INSPECTION, TESTING AND CONSULTING.
Our licensed professional mold assessors are here to help you determine if theres presence of mold in your home. Using state of the art equipment, we'll inspect for water damage and mold, evaluate the cause and severity, and consult further recommendations and options with you to decide if MoldClaim™ is right for you.
Mold Inspection & Testing
Quality, Professional Service
Every mold situation is unique in its own way. Whether your home has been involved in water damage, leaks, plumbing issues, or high levels of humidity that has caused mold to grow, or you're simply feeling sick and nauseous and suspect you may have mold in your home, we can help ease doubts and give you peace of mind. We provide Mold Assessment, Testing, and Laboratory reporting services. A Florida State Licensed MoldClaim.com Mold Professional will perform a thorough inspection using state of the art equipment, as well as take samples that will be sent to a certified laboratory for analysis. Once the lab analysis is completed, you'll receive a complete detailed lab report, as well as recommendations and a protocol if remediation is determined necessary.
Post Remediation Clearance
Non-bias Clearance Testing
Following a remediation protocol written by us, a remediation company of your choice will be armed with the proper scope to get rid of mold in your home. We can provide guidance and oversight on any remediation project and conduct clearance verification tests after remediation is completed. Mold remediation is a project to take seriously, and should only be done by a licensed remediation company with several years of experience, under close supervision of a licensed assessor with the occupants interest in mind. Post-remediation inspection and clearance testing should always be done after remediation to make sure the job was done right, and give the homeowners peace of mind.
WHAT TO EXPECT DURING AN INSPECTION
Your MoldClaim.com mold assessor will conduct a thorough visual evaluation of the affected areas to get an idea of the extent of the damage, determine if any damage is visible, and decide the proper equipment to be used, and sample type to be taken. At this time, your inspector may also have a discussion with you to understand the situation, the reason for the inspection, and if theres damage, the cause of loss.
Thermal imaging (or infrared) cameras are industry standard, state of the art cameras cameras that help us visualize differences in temperature within a structure, and allow us to identify underlying problems that cannot be seen with the naked eye. We conduct thorough scans within the property to find hidden issues.
Air Quality Samples
One of the most important parts of an assessment is to determine whether or not mold spores are present in the air, and whether or not occupants are breathing or inhaling toxic or harmful mold spores. Testing the air allows us to identify any airborne spores or particles as a result of a loss, and based on the findings, make recommendations to address the issue.
Surface Swab Samples
In extreme situations where mold is visible, the assessor may take swab samples to identify the type of mold, and whether the species is toxic. This is also helpful when writing the protocol report as well as including remediation suggestions that a remediation contractor can follow if remediation is deemed necessary.
Utilizing moisture meters, we can easily detect the saturation levels of surfaces such as walls, ceilings and flooring, which can then help the assessor determine certain causes of moisture, and identify areas that either need to be addressed with drying equipment, or contained and removed.
Some mold issues are caused simply by high levels of humidity. We thoroughly inspect the affected areas direct indoor environment for high levels of humidity, and if it is determined to be the cause of mold growth, we'll identify the reason for the humidity issue, and make detailed remedy suggestions and recommendations accordingly.
One of the most important parts of conducting and thorough inspection is documenting every single detail. Your MoldClaim.com inspector will document photos of visible mold and water damage, notes regarding moisture and humidity, and details about the cause of loss, which are extremely helpful when writing reports, as well as expressing the severity and extend of damage to your insurance carrier.
Every inspection includes an analysis report from a 3rd party state certified environmental laboratory. Included in the report is an easy to understand, fully detailed analysis breakdown of the samples taken on site at the time of the assessment, as well as detailed explanation of spore count, mold species, toxicity levels, and more.
Your MoldClaim.com mold assessor will put together an extremely detailed protocol report, which includes details and recommendations about the entire inspection, and a complete break-down of all the areas inspected, including notes, photos, findings, thermal imaging readings, moisture readings, humidity readings, opinion on the cause, measurements, and recommendations. The protocol report is an important part of the inspection process, and is what your insurance company and remediation contractor will use to move forward with the claim and the restoration of your home.