Jacksonville Mold Inspection & Testing

As you already know a home is not just somewhere you live, it is also a large expenditure; for most the biggest one they will make in their life. Jacksonville Testing may be suggested if our technician notes conspicuous mold, excess moisture or water intrusion. If a property has excess 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 are knowledgable 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.

Jacksonville Mold Inspection

Jacksonville 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 each customer, it is generally only suggested when a red flag is raised. A visual Jacksonville mold inspection is included on every comprehensive home inspection. Without testing, these is no way to know the levels of mold at a property. Many people feel that paying a little extra money is well worth knowing they are not buying someone else’s headaches; even if the inspector does not see any visible mold.

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 amount of nontoxic spores can cause issues for people’s immune systems. Indoor growth can also create the presence of other toxic species of mold like Stachybotrys; which is not tolerable at any level inside a home.

Jacksonville Mold Testing

Jacksonville Mold Testing

Our Jacksonville mold testing process is as follows. First we take one air sample as a control to set a guideline 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 tests 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 had at $75 each. Every situation is different and there is really no way of know how many will be suggested but average it is 2-4 total.

After these mold tests are taken on site, they are sent to an separate AIHA accredited laboratory for analysis. Here they will determine not only what species of mold is present but also how much of each. You will be sent a copy of the lab findings and explanation of results will be part of your home inspection report. Customers that do have excess levels of mold will be provided a procedure for mold removal steps to be carried our by a professional mold remediation firm.
Home Inspection All Star Jacksonville also offers mold inspection and 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. You can also learn more about mold testing on this site. Otherwise simply send us an email or give us a call at (904) 595-7450 when you are ready to schedule, we will be happy to schedule your appointment.

 

 

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