Mould Testing for Residential and Commercial Properties
As part of the inspection process, we are able to do swab sampling on surfaces and air sampling. Samples taken are sent to a laboratory for further analysis, which will provide an accurate representation of mould present in your property in a consolidated report.
Certain signs can indicate mould issues in your house, such as mould coming back to the same or different spots even after you cleaned it. If you are renting a property this could be useful to prove that there is a widespread mould problem in your property to your landlord or agent. The method using swab sampling is an effective way to test your contents and belongings if they have been contaminated due to airborne mould spores.
Testing for invisible mould at home
In general, you can spot mould easily on surfaces due to its familiar unsightly sight, colour and odour. However, if you house or an area in your house has constantly mould re-appearing on the same surface it could signify there is a larger problem As part of the inspection process, we can carry a mould testing to give a peace of mind to property owners and tenants.
When should you test for mould?
In general, mould can be get rid of easily. However, certain situations require that you should test for mould when:
- As a standard procedure for pre-purchase real estate
- Your house has a flooding/leaks/moisture history
- If you don’t see mould but a constant musty smell remains in the house
- After mould removal & cleaning, to ensure the mould has completely been eliminated
- Persistent health symptoms related to mould allergies