Test for Toxic Materials and Mold
Has your eyes been feeling irritated lately? Do you cough more often thee past few days? Well, these are just some of the signs that mold is present in your property in Durham, CT.
Mold has been one of the major concerns of the public last few years. After all, it is capable of affecting the health of not only families but of properties as well. In addition to that, the level of pollutants indoors is higher than outdoors. With the fact that mold spores are often not seen by the eye and with the fact that we spend most of our time indoors, people are not aware that mold exposes them to various health hazards. So, if you don’t want to get health issues, then it would be best for you to ensure that your Durham, CT home is free of mold and we can definitely help you with that.
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How can someone be exposed to MOLD?
- Breathing in the spores from the air.
- Skin contact from handling an item that has mold growing on it.
- Eating moldy foods.
Where is Mold can be Found in the Home?
Mold can be found in several areas in the home environment. It appears mostly in moist areas as black, green or white powdery or slimy growth. It is often accompanied with a musty-type odor. Outdoors, mold is a natural part of the environment and it breaks down dead organic matter such as dead trees or fallen leaves. Mold reproduces by means of microscopic spores. The spores are invisible to the naked eye and float through the indoor and outdoor air. Mold begins to grow indoors when mold spores land on surfaces that are wet or damp. Mold will not grow without moisture. Therefore, it is important to dry water-damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth.
Some examples of places where mold can be found inside your Durham, CT home:
- Mold in basements, kitchens (bottom of fridge), around bathroom vanities, washer/dryer area.
- Mold in the underside of carpets and pads
- Mold in the surface of walls behind furniture (where condensation forms)
- Mold on ceilings and on the top side of ceilings tiles
- Mold in front and back side of drywall, wall paper or paneling
- Mold inside HVAC systems and duct work
- Mold on clothing
- Mold on food
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Why Choose Water Damage Experts for Mold Inspection and Testing?
Water Damage Experts is a full service licensed and insured water damage restoration and mold remediation company servicing Durham, CT and neaby towns for the last 20 years. We are experienced in all areas of mold and testing and remediation for residential and commercial buildings. We are known as one of the most reliable rmold remediation companies in Durham, CT.
- WE are fully insured and has liability coverage for your protection.
- The majority of our clients are from referrals of our long-term valued clients.
- Our technicians are well-trained and have in-depth expertise about the mold remediation techniques.
- Easy and flexible payment options. We work directly with insurance companies for clains filing.
- 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
- Fast and professional water extraction and cleanup contaminated by mold.
- Full visual inspection of property
- Sanitation and deodorization with 100% organic and non-toxic products safe for kids and animals.
- Electronic water leak detection
- Advanced restoration and cleanup equipment
Detect hidden moisture
Believe it or not, moisture can exist in places you never expected. So, before we perform the job for you, we would be using our state of the art equipment to detect the sources of hidden moisture in your Durham, CT property. Upon the detection of moisture, we would then start getting rid of mold and other toxic materials in it.
Sanitize your property
Just simply cleaning your property and belongings inside would not be enough to ensure that it is safe to live their again. Sanitizing it is essential to get rid of the traces of mold growth in your property. Well, we can sanitize your contaminated belongings and all the surfaces of your property professionally and effectively.
Prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi
Mold is not the only thing that can grow in your property. As a matter of fact, your property can be a home of bacteria and fungi as well. With that, we would be using antimicrobial treatments that does not pose harm to the environment. In addition to that, all of our sanitizing agents are environmentally friendly as well.
Real Estate Deals DO NOT Need To Be Broken!
If the home you are thinking about purchasing in Durham, CT has mold, do not panic! Water Damage Experts can remove unusual mold levels from the home, and bring it back to the excellent condition. Call Water Damage Experts for professional home inspection in Durham, CT at (203) 745-2008.
Mold Inspection and Testing
Since there has been so much media hype surrounding mold, prospective home buyers want a home that has been mold inspected. Mold sampling has become a standard practice during a home inspection in Durham, CT. You should not buy a home with mold sell a home with mold or live in a home with mold. A MOLD inspection from Water Damage Experts is your first line of defense! To find out if mold is a problem in you home located in Durham, CT call us for your Free mold inspection and follow up testing at (203) 745-2008.
Mold inspection from Water Damage Experts include:
Visual Inspection: A visual inspection is the initial step in identifying possible contamination problems. It will identify any visible water leaks or moisture stains on ceilings, walls, floors or under counters. The air conditioning and heating systems, the attic and crawl spaces under homes will receive a visual inspection as well. The use of equipment, such as a boroscope, to view spaces in ductwork or behind walls, moisture meters are used to help identify hidden sources of mold growth and the extent of the water damage, and thermal camera is used to identify the areas of extra risk of structural rot damage or hidden mold. Mold sampling will be recommended if there is any noticeable mold growth, musty odors, visible water damage or stains, poorly maintained HVAC systems or constriction defects. By combining a visual inspection with air, tape or swab sampling, the Inspection from Water Damage Experts of Durham, CT can help identify the hidden source of mold, allergens, and indoor pollutants and the extent of any acute or chronic water or moisture damage.
Air Sampling: The purpose of air sampling is to determine the type and amount of airborne contamination in a building. Air sampling may be necessary if the presence of mold, allergens or toxins is suspected (e.g.: musty odors, allergies) but cannot be identified by a visual inspection. When air sampling is performed, both the indoor air and outdoor air are sampled, so the results can be compared to see if a problem exists. Typically, the indoor sample is taken while the heating and/ or air conditioning unit is operating; this will ensure the interior air is effectively tested.
Tape/Swab Sampling: Tape/Swab samples are usually collected from visible moldy surfaces by wiping the area with a sterile swab. This type of sampling is used to identify specific mold types.
Recommendation and Laboratory Results: Once the home has a visual inspection and the mold circumstance evaluated, action can be planned to clean it up and prevent future contamination. Based upon site evaluations and sampling lab analysis results, Water Damage Experts of Durham, CT can provide a detailed written report that can be used for disclosure and references and the solution for mold remediation. In all situations, if mold exists, the underlying cause of the water damage must be corrected.
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