San Jose Mold Inspection & Testing

As you already know a home is not just somewhere you live, it is also a large expenditure; for most the largest one they will make in their lifetime. San Jose Testing may be suggested if our technician notes conspicuous mold, excess moisture or water intrusion. If a property has heavy levels of mold that require professional removal, 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 carry out sampling so you will not have to pay even more money for a specialist to come out and carry out a secondary inspection.

San Jose Mold Inspection

San Jose Mold Inspection
This service is especially attractive for those looking at foreclosures and homes that have been unused 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 San JoseĀ mold inspection is included on every complete home inspection. Without testing, these is no way to know the levels of mold at a dwelling. Many clients feel that paying a little extra cost is well worth knowing they are not buying someone else’s headaches; even if the inspector does not see any visible issues.
Mold spores are all around us, we inhale these spores on a consistant 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 respiratory systems. Indoor growth can likewise create the existence of other toxic species of mold like Stachybotrys; which is not admissible at any level inside a house.

San Jose Mold Testing

San Jose Mold Testing
Our San JoseĀ mold testing procedure is as follows. First we take one air sample as a control to set a baseline for what is to be expectednormal 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 tainted. 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 ordinarily it is 2-4 total.
After these mold tests are taken on site, they are sent to an separate 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 results will be combinedwith 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 qualified mold remediation firm.
Home Inspection All Star San Jose 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 inquiries. You can also find out more about mold testing on this site. Otherwise simply send us an email or give us a call at (408) 759-4108 when you are wanting to schedule, we will be pleased to book your mold testing.

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