Albuquerque Mold Inspection & Testing

As you already know a home is not just somewhere you live, it is also a large investment; for most the biggest one they will make in their lifetime. Albuquerque Testing may be recommended if our inspector notes visible mold, excess moisture or water intrusion. If a property has elevated levels of mold that require professional remediation, that can most certainly change the value of the house. The good news is that each of our inspectors is experts in the field and equipped to perform sampling so you will not have to pay even more money for a specialist to come out and carry out a secondary inspection.

Albuquerque Mold Inspection

Albuquerque mold inspection
This service is especially popular for those looking at foreclosures and homes that have been vacant for extended periods of time. While this service is available to every one, it is generally only recommended when a red flag is raised. A visual Albuquerque mold inspection is included on every comprehensive home inspection. If the inspector sees any problems like water intrusion, extra moisture, or visible mold growth they are going to recommend this service to determine if there’s a problem together with the home’s indoor air-quality. Many people feel that paying a little extra money is well worth knowing they are not buying someone else’s problems; even if the inspector does not see any visible problems.

Mold spores are all around us, we inhale these spores on a regular basis and generally it is nothing to worry about. Nevertheless, when a problem is present within a dwelling the quantity of nontoxic spores can cause problems for people’s immune systems. Indoor growth can likewise create the existence of other toxic species of mold like Stachybotrys; which isn’t acceptable at any level inside a home.

Albuquerque Mold Testing

Albuquerque mold testing

Our Albuquerque mold testing process is as follows. First we take one air sample as a control to set a standard for what is to be expected inside a home in the area. It’s then compared to the place of biggest concern or a general living area if there are not any visible problems found. Additional samples may be suggested to help confirm a source of a problem, or see if other areas of the home have been infected. Additional samples can be purchased at $75 each. Every situation is different and there is really no way of know how many will be recommended but average it 2-4.

After these mold tests are collected on site, they are sent to an independent AIHA accredited laboratory for analysis. Here they will determine not only what species of mold is present but also how much of it. You will be sent a duplicate of the lab results and explanation of findings will probably be included in your home inspection report. Customers that do have elevated levels of mold will be provided a protocol for mold removal steps to be carried our by a professional mold remediation company.

Home Inspection All Star Albuquerque also offers mold testing as a stand alone service. So if you’re seeking this service but aren’t interested in a complete home inspection, please review our pricing and call us if you have any questions. Otherwise simply send us an email or give us a call when you are ready to schedule, we will be happy to schedule your appointment.

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