What will your mold inspection uncover?

Q. I have a musty smell in my house and I think I have mold, what will your San Diego mold inspection uncover?

San Diego mold inspectionA. A musty or moldy odor is very often an indicator of elevated moisture and possibly an unseen mold problem. There are two ways to try and locate an unseen issue. Our moisture meters can detect elevated moisture levels behind walls, which may indicate a source (such as a plumbing leak or exterior water intrusion). Even though our moisture meters cannot detect mold itself, mold requires constant moisture to cultivate, and therefore finding moisture is a good place to start. We can then perform an “invasive inspection”, where our technicians cut small holes in the wall at the most likely source points, and perform a visual inspection or insert a boroscope (thin flexible camera) to try and visually locate mold growth.

The only way to definitively know if you have a mold problem without cutting into walls is to have a laboratory collect air samples to submit for laboratory analysis. If you think you might have a mold problem that is currently unseen, but would like to avoid inspection holes cut in your walls, contact our office at 888-373-9243 for an air testing laboratory recommendation.

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