Slowly but surely, our dear friend old winter is making a come back. Homeowners that experience mold during the summer are now wondering do they have to worry about mold problems as the weather gets cold.To identify whether you will experience mold problems throughout the fall and winter, you need to know what causes mold in the home. You need to know how to prevent mold growth.
Mold developments in the home because :
– Mold spores are present
– The mold spores have a reliable food source
– There’s plenty of warmth and dark areas in your home
– There’s oxygen
– Your home experience high humidity and plenty of moisture build up.
It only takes mold 1 to 2 days . The main reason homeowners experience indoor mold growth is the result of a moisture build up. You may see mold growth on your walls, in your basement, and other areas/ fixtures of your home.You can identify whether your home will have mold issues throughout the winter time by having a mold test completed for your property.
Advance Mold Environment can perform mold testing
for your home to help you identify the cause of water leaks, poor ventilation, and eliminate mold/ prevent mold growth. Yes, our mold remediation services include reducing the amount of mold spores in your home by lowering the concentration of mold spores in your home.
Once our mold technicians identify where mold exists in your home, we can help prevent further mold development by addressing mold at the source of your moisture problems.
What is completed during mold testing?
Our Advance Mold Environment mold inspectors take mold samples that are airborne and stationed from your home. After collecting the mold samples, we send them to a professional laboratory.
The mold testing will entail the following:
- Tape/Bulk/Swab (taking samples of the visible mold)
- Air Sample (taking non-visible air spores)
- We also offer Asbestos Testing (if needed)
It will take 1 to 3 days for the professional laboratory results to come in. When the results are given to Advance Mold Environment, we will immediately send a copy of the results to you with a letter explaining what molds were found and what effects they may cause to your health. Based on the laboratory results, our mold inspectors will advise for or against mold remediation.