Mold Testing Services

At Gallagher Restoration, we specialize in comprehensive mold testing to ensure your property is safe, healthy, and mold-free. Our expert team employs a systematic approach to identify, assess, and address mold issues, providing you with peace of mind and a clear path to restoration.

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Ensure a safe and healthy environment with Gallagher Restoration’s professional mold testing services. Contact us today to schedule an inspection and take the first step towards a mold-free property.

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Intro & Process

Damage Assessment

Conduct a thorough inspection to evaluate the extent of the damage and identify areas that require urgent attention.

Clean & Restore

Containment & Mitigation

Implement immediate measures to contain the damage and prevent further deterioration, such as water extraction or boarding up damaged areas.

FAQs about Mold testing

Mold testing involves assessing the presence, type, and concentration of mold in a property. It includes visual inspections, air and surface sampling, laboratory analysis, and moisture assessments to identify and address mold issues effectively.

Mold testing is crucial for:

  • Confirming mold presence
  • Identifying mold types and concentrations
  • Guiding effective remediation strategies
  • Ensuring occupant health and safety
  • Preventing future mold growth by addressing moisture issues

Our mold testing process includes:

  • Visual Inspection: Checking for visible mold and conducive conditions
  • Air and Surface Sampling: Collecting samples from the air and surfaces for lab analysis
  • Moisture Assessment: Using moisture meters to detect hidden dampness
  • Laboratory Analysis: Identifying mold types and concentrations
  • Report and Recommendations: Providing detailed findings and remediation advice

You should consider mold testing if:

  • You see or smell mold
  • You’ve had recent water damage or leaks
  • Occupants experience unexplained health issues
  • You’re buying or selling a property
  • You want to ensure a mold-free environment after remediation

Common signs of mold include:

  • Musty odors
  • Visible mold growth
  • Water stains or discoloration
  • Damp or humid conditions
  • Health symptoms like allergies or respiratory issues

The duration of mold testing depends on the property’s size and the extent of the suspected mold problem. Typically, the inspection and sampling process takes a few hours, while laboratory analysis and reporting can take several days.

Yes, post-remediation verification testing is essential to ensure that mold levels have been reduced to safe levels and that the remediation was successful. It provides peace of mind and confirms the effectiveness of the remediation efforts.

While DIY mold testing kits are available, professional mold testing is recommended for accurate results. Professionals have the expertise, equipment, and knowledge to identify mold types and concentrations accurately and provide effective remediation recommendations.

The cost of mold testing varies based on factors such as the property’s size, the extent of testing required, and the specific services needed. Contact us for a customized quote based on your specific situation.

To prevent mold growth:

  • Keep humidity levels below 60%
  • Fix leaks promptly
  • Ensure proper ventilation
  • Use dehumidifiers in damp areas
  • Clean and dry areas prone to moisture regularly