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If left unchecked, mold damages the integrity of a structure. For example, it can cause wood rot, and ruin drywall. Most importantly, mold can cause serious health issues for those in/on the property. Professional mold removal starts with a thorough inspection of your property. After that, our trained team will come up with a plan of action. Our professional mold testing will investigate any signs of past or present water intrusion. If you are experiencing mold issues, we can be reached at 937-507-2927 to assist you with your mold testing in Clayton.
During a mold inspection, the inspector tests the air or a surface to find out what kind of mold is growing. After the samples have been gathered from either the air or surface, it is then sent to a laboratory for an examination. The results from the lab will be given to you in about 2-4 business days. This information is vital to understanding the type of mold growing and what further actions are needed to remove it completely.
Everyone. It’s true! Most people can benefit from a mold testing service. However, it is also true some are more at risk for mold issues. For example, people living in older properties should have their building checked. On the other hand, even a new construction project should be checked for a mold problem. Remember, mold grows whenever there is a moisture leakage. Ensure your safety and have your property checked today.
We love working with customers all over the Miami Valley area. If you would like to choose Complete Detail for our mold testing service, don’t hesitate to call us at 937-507-2927.
There are two main types of mold testing:
Air Samples: The most common method used to test air is using a “spore trap”. Spore traps work by air passing through a sticky surface, and collecting mold spores. When the spore trap is sent to the lab to be analyzed, stains are applied to the mold. After that, the lab identifies the types of mold spores gathered.
Surface Samples: There are three main methods of surface samples- bulk, swab and tape. With bulk samples, a piece of the effected area is physically taken and sent away to the lab. The swabbing method uses, what looks like a cotton swab, to sample the area and send it to the lab. Finally, the tape method is used by pressing a piece of clear tape against the surface and sending it to a lab.
Untreated mold can result in sickness. Many times, a homeowner may be unaware of mold growing in a home. However, it can result in various health issues. For example, you may notice symptoms including: headache, sore throat, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, watery eyes and fatigue. If you suffer from asthma, asthma attacks can occur. It is important to find the root of the problem, especially if it is a mold problem.
It’s our mission to take action to remedy your mold issue as quickly as possible. Our professional Mold Testing crews in Clayton, Ohio thoroughly remove the source of the contamination and restore the indoor air quality. We do this with methods that are genuinely effective. Consequently, we have years of good experience and happy customers. Please do not hesitate to contact our crews at 937-507-2927.
Put simply, it depends on your specific situation, budget and other concerns. For example, if you’re thinking about buying a home and suspect mold, having a test done would be beneficial. You would be able to use it to decide if you want to move forward with the purchase or if the present owner will fix the problem first. However, if you already own a home and have a leak that caused mold, a test won’t be much help. You already are aware of what the issue is. However, if you want peace of mind, a mold test is always a good idea. Hopefully these hypothetical situations help in your decisions.
Indoor air quality (IAQ) can be a major concern for building owners, property managers, and facilities and maintenance professionals. Self-contained HVAC systems, building layouts, and the use of building materials such as solvents, glue and paint can all be the cause of indoor air quality problems. Many of these issues are simple to diagnose and fix while others are complex involving many causes and requiring multiple solutions. Complete Detail will provide you with a comprehensive indoor air quality solution that is tailor-fit to your building’s needs, which will include inspection and testing, detection and reporting, and remediation plan.
Complete Detail is the Miami Valley’s Official Mold Testing Service and we are proud to assist home and business owners. We have been proudly providing quality service to our community in Clayton, Ohio for over 15 years.
In addition to offering professional and courteous service, Complete Detail’s team members understand the importance of doing the job right the first time. Therefore, you can rely on us to provide you with the best services available and unmatched peace of mind.
Like with all insurance policies, there are many variables to keep in mind. Homeowners insurance will cover mold if caused by a “covered peril”, and these should be listed in the policy. Otherwise, an insurance company will likely not cover mold damage. There are exceptions, depending on your situation. However, something like a preventable water leak, flooding, or high humidity will not be covered. If you are curious about your policy, check to see if there is any language about mold claims. Some insurers offer limited coverage or they give you the option to buy an endorsement to your policy that adds mold coverage.
The IICRC, is a certification and educational organization for restoration & cleaning industries. Complete Detail is proudly certified through the IICRC and exhibit the organization’s five key values on every project. The IICRC’s five key values are respect, responsibility, integrity, excellence, and expertise.
Many factors play into how much a mold testing will cost you. For example if you are needing a residential mold testing, it can cost anywhere from $250-$300 on average. However, if you are looking at a commercial mold testing situation, it usually starts around $500 and goes up from there. Some property owners only want to test an isolated place, but most experts recommend a thorough testing.
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