San Francisco Mold Inspection & Testing
As you already know a house is not just somewhere you live, it is also a large expenditure; for most the biggest one they will make in their life. San Francisco Testing may be recommended 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 appraisal of the house. The good news is that each of our inspectors are 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.
San Francisco 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 usable to all clients, it is generally only advocated when a red flag is raised. A visual San Francisco mold inspection is included on every comprehensive home inspection. Without testing, these is no way to know the levels of mold at a residence. Many clients feel that paying a little extra price 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 everywhere, we inhale these spores on a daily 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 likewise create the presence of other toxic species of mold like Stachybotrys; which is not admissible at any level inside a building.
San Francisco Mold Testing
Our San Francisco mold testing process is as follows. First we take one air sample as a control to set a standard for what is to be accepted 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 advocated to help confirm a source of a problem, or see if other areas of the home have been affected. Additional samples can be purchased at $75 each. Every situation is different and there is really no way of know how many will be advocated but average it is 2-4 total.
After these mold tests are taken on site, they are sent to an recognized AIHA accredited laboratory for study. Here they will test not only what species of mold is present but also how much of each. You will be sent a duplicate of the lab findings and explanation of findings will be part of your home inspection report. Customers that do have elevatedincreased levels of mold will be provided a procedure for mold removal steps to be carried our by a licensed mold remediation company.
Home Inspection All Star San Francisco also offers mold inspection and testing as a stand alone service. So if you’re obtaining this service but aren’t interested in a complete home inspection, please take a look at our pricing and call us if you have any questions. You can also find out more about mold testing on this site. Otherwise simply send us an email or give us a call at (415) 418-7792 when you are prepared to schedule, we will be delighted to schedule your mold inspection.