Molds are microscopic organisms, very simple, yet found everywhere in the environment indoors and outdoors. They are the heroes behind mushrooms and cheese, bu not all helpful. It is estimated that there are around 80,000 to 100,000 or more types of different molds however out of those only roughly 200 have been studied and identified. For precisely that reason a mold inspection should always be included when looking to buy a new home or property and if mold is discovered in your property you should contact Home Inspectors Akron to schedule an in home mold test to determine a course of action.
Home Inspectors Akron offers mold inspections and testing. A Certified Mold inspector will initially research the history of the structure regarding water discharges, leaks, flooding and other substantial details.The next essential step is to thoroughly undertake visual inspection to detect signs or conditions that may encourage mold growth.After the those steps are completed, the mold samples are taken which contains minimum two air samples, one inside and one outside, for comparison.Depending on the inspection results and discoveries made the certified Mold inspector more samples may be recommended.The samples are obtained using scientifically calibrated equipment and filters. The air samples are analyzed by an AIHA accredited microbiological lab. Once all the data is gathered the results are them submitted to the property owner in a detailed and personalized report.
Mold Testing For Homes One of the most common places that dangerous can be found and exposed to people is in the average Ohio home. Your best bet to be safe and healthy is to work with a certified mold testing inspector like Home Inspectors Akron. Mold testing is a detailed procedure of analyzing and inspecting the house or any other type of property and testing the mold. This includes checking mold exposure, air sampling and testing to determine the extent of the mold problem, if any.
Molds release spores and it is these spores that cause the allergic reactions in people. Spores are microscopic particles released by molds in their thousands into the atmosphere. Spores contact skin and nasal and bronchial membranes, causing symptoms such as rhinitis, itchy eyes, eczema and most importantly asthma. Molds favors damp, musty conditions; therefore piles of rotting leaves, grass cuttings, compost heaps, and garden sheds are prime environments for mold growth. Indoor molds can be found on food that is going off, such as the black and white fur that is found on cheese, bread, fruit and vegetables.The air conditioning and refrigerator are a key mold environment if not adequately sealed. Other types of mold can be found on window frames, especially when there is a lot of condensation on the windows, under wallpaper and on the soil of houseplants. Likewise, the damp environments caused by tumble dryers and baths and showers make the kitchen and bathroom danger zones.
Contact Home Inspectors Akron today to schedule an in home mold test at home!