They say home is where the heart is. A home should be one’s sanctuary. A place to be for safety, comfort and if necessary, healing. As safe and secure many feel their home is, hidden perils can find there way into peoples homes that can impact human health and make one’s home hazardous. Whether it be mold, harmful VOC’s from paints and household cleaner chemicals, an invisible gas that can cause lung cancer called radon, to lead, asbestos, and other silent and unseen hazards. Unbeknownst to many, the home can be a harmful host of these hidden dangers that are making residents sick in their very own home.
Beyond visibly seeing mold in your home, there are other signs that can suggest a mold problem. Whether you have had recent water damage, noticed a musty odor, or developed allergies from being inside your home, these could all be signs that there is mold growing indoors.
Our Learning Process
Understanding the history of the building such as floods, leaks, etc. Understand the occupant's health, if they're hypersensitive, certain types of testing may need to be done to provide species in the environment based on our their needs.
Our Investigation Process
We do a full top to bottom inspection of the home. From the crawl space and basement to the attic, opening the air handler units, looking inside the ductwork, and inspecting the exterior of the building. We use an infrared camera to see the temperature in the wall and floor-ceiling cavities moisture meters to check all running water sources.
Our Testing Process
We are an industry leader in mold testing and black mold testing in commercial, residential, schools, hospitals and hotels. We send all samples to a third party accredited lab to provide you with the most accurate and fast results possible.
ERMI AND MYCOTOXIN SAMPLING
Determining the presence and amounts of heavy metals, (such as Cadmium, Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Aluminum), requires sophisticated equipment and training which we have the ability to provide.
INDOOR AIR QUALITY TESTING
Poor indoor air quality can be caused by many different pathogens. Our Certified Professionals have the training and background to investigate the source of the issue and understand proper testing methodologies to identify the pathogen.
Environmental Testing includes Dust Testing, VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) Testing, Indoor Allergen Testing, Bacteria Testing, and Chemical Testing to help provide a safe environment.
Infra-red inspection allows for a non-intrusive thermal assessment to determine potential hidden moisture and water problems in areas such as finished basements, wall and ceiling cavities, ceilings, high water table areas, flood-prone, basements and rooms, pipe leaks, roof leaks and more.
Our Analyze Process
Being able to understand how the information gathered from the testing may impact the occupant of the home specifically those with health issues even low levels of any type of water damage molds such as Stachybotrys, Chaetomium or certain species of Aspergillus may be an indication of a mold issue.
Our Report Process
We report how to utilize the data to produce the remediation protocol specifically for individuals with health conditions. These protocols include source removal of contaminated building materials, removal of contents, and proper containment to protect the building during the source remediation find particular remediation after the source has been removed. We also suggest next steps for prevention of any future issues.
Our Education Process
It's important to relay this information to our client in a matter that is easy to follow. We create a road map to a healthy home.
In the end, when you’re dealing with any mold situation in your home, it’s best to leave the job to a professional. Removing mold yourself can be risky, as some types of mold can be bad for your health, including those pesky mycotoxins. No matter what type of mold, mycotoxin or not, you should have mold remediation done immediately.
The information contained on this site is for informational and educational purposes only. It does not represent a health diagnosis, therapeutic recommendation or prescription for treatment. We urge you to consult and obtain medical advice from a licensed, trained, and competent medical provider for concerns with health issues.