A mold inspection is a thorough visual observation of the home, particularly any Basement, Crawlspace and Attic areas to identify signs of mold growth, water damage, ventilation and humidity issues. Moisture mapping is conducted on the building materials, using a moisture meter and or a Thermal Imaging Camera to determine if a there is any ongoing leaks and to identify any sources of moisture. The inspection may include some invasive measures including checking wall and ceiling cavities, beneath carpeting and inside the ventilation systems.
If you suspect that you may have a potential mold contamination within your home or workplace the first step is to contract an Independent mold inspection firm to determine if a mold problem may exist or not. Many mold removal companies are now requiring that a inspection be conducted and a mold removal protocol be provided prior to them supplying an estimate.
Conducting a mold inspection will identify or rule out a possible contamination within your residence or workplace.
Post Remediation Verification Inspection
Following any mold remediation project it is highly recommended that a clearance inspection be conducted to ensure that the remediation was preformed adequately. The areas will be visually inspected including the collection of air, surface or dust samples inside and outside of the remediated areas. The remediated areas should be free of visible mold, dust and debris and should pass and air quality sample.