Mold Testing

Detect The Presence of Mold Growth In Your Home

Mold is a type of fungus that exist almost everywhere. It will grow in places with a lot of moisture.  Mold growing in your home is an indication that there is a water or moisture issue. It will be best to fix the cause of mold and then get a mold sample test to detect if there is mold growth. At NextDay Inspect®, we test for these mold types. The most common types of indoor mold types are Cladosporium, Penicillium, and Aspergillus.

– Alternaria
– Bipolaris/Drechslera
– Cladisporium
– Curvularia
– Nigrospora
– Other Ascospores
– Other Basidiospores
– Penicillium/Aspergillus
– Pithomyces
– Myxomycetes
– Torula

Mold on the window in the house

What Effect Does Mold Have On Our Health?

Mold cannot be seen. It starts with mold spores falling onto a onto a surface and absorbing the moisture in the air. Then it beings to expand and spread itself on the surface. Being exposed to mold environments can present many health issues. Those with allergies or complicated respiratory problems are more vulnerable to mold environments and may have more intense reactions and may. These health effects are:

  • Nasal Congestion
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Coughing
  • Respiratory Issues such as difficulty breathing
  • Irritation To The Throat, Eyes, and Nose
  • Fever

How Do I know If I have mold?

If you have and recently had a water or moisture issue in your home, then it is very likely that you have a mold growth problem. Mold issues can be very costly to fix, especially when it’s discovered too late. If you find mold in your home, it will be best to take care of it as soon as possible. If you suspect that you may have mold growth, then getting a mold sampling test will allow for early detection and prevention of mold growth, saving you a lot of time and money.

Close-up Of Person's Hand Holding Cotton Bud To Get Fungus Samples From Wall

Mold Testing

What Our Mold Inspector Uses For Mold Testing.

Air Sample

Air samples will be taken in the primary area and any additional area if requested. Laboratory analysis will indicate if there is presence of mold growth and the types and amount of mold spores in the air

Swab Sample

Swab samples can also be taken of visible growth on surfaces. Laboratory analysis will indicate whether or not there is growth is mold, and provide details on the specific type and amount.

Take a Look at a Sample Report

Get an idea of the format and items that would be listed under a Mold & Moisture Testing Report.