AAA Contracting Inc., based in Seattle, Washington, specializes in mold testing and remediation. Our restoration services are comprehensive, so protect your home against lasting damage by putting our expertise to work for you today.
In most cases, once a mold visual inspection is performed, there is a need to perform air and surface tests in a certified lab, which will identify types of mold and categorize their toxicity level.
It is crucial to test for mold even if you are just a little suspicious. Consider these facts:
The Levels of Some Hazardous Pollutants in Indoor Air Have Been Found to Be up to 70 times Greater than in Outdoor Air
50% of All Illnesses Are Caused by or Aggravated by Polluted Indoor Air
More than 50 Million Americans Suffer from Mold Allergies
Most People Spend 60 to 90% of Their Time Indoors
LEVELS OF MOLD TESTING
Mold testing is performed on two levels: Air Quality Testing and Surface Swab Samples. When it is necessary to perform mold testing, it would be advisable to take at least one surface swab sample and two air samples.
The reason is, in some situations, you may have mold growing on a surface, but it has not reached a point where it is releasing enough mold spores into the air to cause a problem. In this case, air sampling alone would provide results that did not accurately portray the extent of mold growth.
Excessive amounts of mold and certain types of mold may present health concerns. Water damage can cause mold growth in your home or business; therefore, it is important to have water damage cleaned promptly and professionally. Signs of the presence of excessive mold include:
Contact us today in Seattle, Washington, to request an appointment for mold testing and remediation.