Mold Testing | Los Angeles, CA
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Mold Inspection & Testing | Los Angeles, CA
Mold testing during your inspection for black mold/fungi will help determine the type of mold on the surface of the building materials or in the air. A certified mold inspector will take samples from your home and submit them using a “chain of custody” to an accredited laboratory for analysis. Test for Mold >
Some mold inspectors may take a sample from the surface your ceiling, wall, or even your personal belongings to determine if mold growth is present. Some mold tests will illustrate the types of mold, the underlying structural components, and/or the number of spores present in the sample. Most mold test are completed using light microscopy by a certified laboratory technician. .
Air Quality Sampling
In an air quality mold test, a mold inspector will take samples from inside a home or office and then outdoors. By using a special cassette, Air-O-Cell/Allergenco, mold spores can be captured on a special medium and suspended until further analysis at the laboratory. Mold spores that are present inside at larger numbers than the outdoors, typically reflect a potential source of mold growing indoors.
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Why Test for Mold?
If you believe that mold may be impacting your health or contaminating your air quality, then having a mold test completed inside you home may help determine what types and concentrations of mold spores are floating inside the air.
Those suffering from allergies may be interested in the supplementation tests that can detect potential allergens. In addition to mold spores the mold testing device is able to detect a fraction of outdoor pollens, inorganic particles, insect parts, and mold fragments.
Our Inspectors can sample for all types of potential hazards including lead, asbestos, bacteria, and more. If you have any questions, please call our office today (888)470-0470.
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During a mold inspection, a mold inspector will determine if drywall and other building materials are holding moisture, with potential for mold to grow. Knowledge of a recent flood or previous water event is an important factor in determining remedial strategies or a Mold Inspection-Testing hypothesis. The history of a building is a critical piece of information that can help isolate a potential mold problem. Indoor contaminants caused by damp and humid conditions should be repaired by a licensed, bonded and insured specialty mold remediation company. Water Damage? Mold Problems? Free Mold Quote! Call (888)470-0470
Mold Inspection & Samples – Air / Bulk Environmental Testing
During your Mold Inspection, Mold samples can help determine a “snap shot” of your indoor environment. Air samples for Mold spores can be taken from your indoor environment and can help Fun Guy Mold Inspection & Consulting LLC detect and confirm suspect mold growth conditions. Physical mold samples including bulk mold samples, tape lift mold samples and swab mold samples, all can be taken by a mold inspector at the time of your mold investigation. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) has limited information on Permissible Exposure Limits PELs to biological contaminants within residential structures. Fun Guy Inspection & Consulting LLC uses EMLab, an AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association) accredited laboratory for all microbial analysis. Mold samples taken with Air-O-Cell cassettes can help determine if mold spore concentrations are normal or elevated within indoor environments. today to learn more (888)470-0470