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Hidden Mold Can Cause Major Health Issues
The US EPA Recommends Testing When Hidden Mold is Suspected

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INDOOR MOLD ASSESSMENT

  • Visual Assessment for Moisture Damage and Suspect Mold Growth
  • Electronic Moisture Measurements or Infrared Thermal Imaging
  • Mold Sampling Assessment
  • Project Management
  • Post-Remediation Verification

ASTHMA TRIGGERS & ALLERGEN SCREENING

  • Visual Assessment
  • Dust Sampling Assessment – (allergen identification)

MOLD INSPECTION & TESTING SERVICES OVERVIEW:

VISUAL ASSESSMENT
A Visual Assessment is a non-invasive visual inspection of the structure (inside and out) for mold and conditions associated with indoor mold growth using state-of-the-art, industry specific equipment to detect unusual conditions such as:

  • Abnormal temperature differentials, humidity, and moisture retention in construction materials
  • Potential observed external sources of current and prior water intrusion
  • Potential observed internal sources of current and prior water intrusion

Includes:

  • Field consultation (findings review)
  • Reference report with government or industry recommended guidelines for self-clean up or referral to an appropriate specialist.
  • Documentation and follow up consultation by a trained RespirCare Associate

MOLD SAMPLING ASSESSMENT

Conventional Mold Sampling:
The primary purpose of mold sampling is to confirm or rule out the probability that mold is growing or originating indoors. The secondary purpose is to identify and quantify mold spore types and concentrations indoors for potential health risk assessment. There are three conventional mold-sampling methods:

  • Surface sample; involves using a sterile swab or direct tape lift to collect mold from a surface for direct microscopic examination and analysis.
  • Bulk sample; involves physically extracting a piece of material from a surface for culturing or direct microscopic examination and analysis.
  • Air sample; involves trapping air in a special cassette specifically designed for direct microscopic examination and analysis.

Your inspector will make sampling recommendations based on observations made in the visual inspection.

Includes:

  • All sampling supplies and field documentation
  • All laboratory fees and analytical reports
  • Data interpretation of laboratory reports and documentation of elevated and/or unusual mold conditions according to Health Canada, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and American Conference for Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) references.
  • Independent analytical review by a highly qualified RespirCare Analytical Data Review Specialist with an appropriate Board Awarded American Council for Accredited Certifications (ACAC) certification.
  • Analytical review includes a reference report with links to the USEPA, Health Canada or IICRC S500 and S520 recommended guidelines for self-clean up or referral to an appropriate specialist.

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Project management is the on-site supervision and progress assessment of your mold remediation job. Most property owners are not familiar with mold remediation processes or the difference between proper and improper protocols.

Includes:

  • Pre-work safety check of containment barriers and instructions to your contractors for properly discarding contaminated materials
  • Scheduled spot checks of work in progress
  • Post-remediation visual inspection, moisture assessment, sample collection and laboratory data review

POST-REMEDIATION VERIFICATION

Post-remediation verification is mission-critical in determining the success of a remediation project. Unless certain criteria is met, there is a very high likelihood that mold will return. An independent third-party assessment is your only way to know if that mold is no longer originating from the remediated areas and that all remaining construction materials are dry enough for reconstruction.

Includes:

  • A visual inspection of the work area(s)
  • Moisture assessment of salvaged materials
  • Air sampling of work area(s) with comparative control
  • All sampling supplies and field documentation
  • All laboratory fees and analytical reports
  • Data interpretation of laboratory reports and documentation of elevated and/or unusual mold conditions according to Health Canada, United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), and American Conference for Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) references.
  • Independent analytical review by a highly qualified RespirCare Analytical Data Review Specialist with an appropriate Board Awarded American Council for Accredited Certifications (ACAC) certification.
  • Analytical review includes a reference report with links to the USEPA, Health Canada or IICRC S500 and S520 recommended guidelines for self-clean up or referral to an appropriate specialist.

Schedule a Post Remediation Verification

*About 1 in 2 people with asthma have an asthma attack
that could have been prevented.

*CDC.gov statistic – The US EPA Recommends Indoor Home Visits by Trained Professionals to Help Identify Allergen Triggers

Get Your Home Checked

*About 1 in 2 people with asthma have an asthma attack
that could have been prevented.

*CDC.gov statistic – The US EPA Recommends Indoor Home Visits by Trained Professionals
to Help Identify Allergen Triggers

Get Your Home Checked

*About 1 in 2 people with asthma have an asthma attack
that could have been prevented.

*CDC.gov statistic – The US EPA Recommends Indoor Home Visits by Trained Professionals to Help Identify Allergen Triggers

Get Your Home Checked

*About 1 in 2 people with asthma have an asthma attack
that could have been prevented.

*CDC.gov statistic – The US EPA Recommends Indoor Home Visits by Trained Professionals to Help Identify Allergen Triggers

Get Your Home Checked

ASTHMA TRIGGERS & INDOOR ALLERGENS

Since indoor allergens can play a significant role in triggering asthma attacks it is important to recognize potential asthma triggers indoors and reduce your exposure to those triggers. With today’s technology, indoor environments can be tested for asthma triggers and other allergens quickly and affordably.
Includes:

  • All sampling supplies and field documentation
  • All laboratory fees and analytical reports including an immunoassay for: cat allergens, dog allergens, cockroach allergens, and dust mites
  • Data interpretation of laboratory reports and documentation of elevated levels in excess of American Conference for Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) referenced Threshold Limit Values (TLVs).
  • Independent analytical review by a highly qualified RespirCare Analytical Data Review Specialist with an appropriate Board Awarded American Council for Accredited Certifications (ACAC) certification.
  • Analytical review includes a reference report with links to the USEPA or Health Canada recommended guidelines for self-clean up or referral to an appropriate specialist.

RespirCare also provides Expert Witness Litigation Support, Inspector Training, and Analytical Laboratory Data Review Services.

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