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Mold Testing

Mold Testing

Mold Testing Monterey

Mold testing has become a frequently requested service in Monterey and around the country. M3 Environmental Consulting and our staff of experienced technicians will come to your location assess the situation and recommend the appropriate course of action. We have earned a reputation for excellent customer service by providing top-of-the-line hazardous material recognition and assessment solutions for clients throughout Northern and Central California, as well as the Central Coast. We provide professional mold testing services for industrial and commercial firms as well as residential properties.

What Is Mold Testing?

Mold testing involves taking a sample of either the air or surface from the structure in question. Our mold inspector will test the sample to determine what sorts of mold are present in your home or business. M3 Environmental Consulting’s focus is to locate the mold growth, assess the situation, and decide the proper corrective action needed to fix the moisture problem and develop a remediation plan for the removal of contamination safely and efficiently.

Why Is Mold Detection & Testing Important?

Mold testing and detection is important because the presence of mold can have a significant impact on the health and comfort of those with whom you live and work. Anyone with allergies, asthma, or other respiratory ailments is extremely vulnerable to the risks mold presents. Sometimes you can visually determine the presence of mold, but if the mold is growing behind walls or in hidden cavities of your property, professional detection and testing becomes necessary.

How Is Mold Dangerous?

In addition to health concerns, the presence of mold can negatively affect the structure and lifespan of your property. Mold gradually damages building materials and furnishings. If uncorrected, mold can eventually cause structural damage to any wood framed building, weaken floors, and feeds on most wooden structures. Do what’s best to maintain the structural integrity of your buildings, call M3 Environmental Consulting for cost effective mold testing today.

How Is Mold Testing Performed?

Mold samples can be taken and analyzed in several different methods. The most common air testing procedure uses a spore trap and is called a spore trap sample. There are other methods that involve culturing or growing mold spores captured from the air. Surface samples also can be taken to determine the presence and concentration of mold. The three most common types of mold testing for surface samples are bulk samples, swab samples, and tape samples. Regardless of how the samples are collected, each one is evaluated for evidence of mold.

M3 Environmental Consulting is a professional and economical provider of mold testing and environmental solutions in the Monterey area. If you are a government agency, industrial firm, or commercial and residential property owner that need to establish the presence or lack of mold; call M3 Environmental Consulting for your mold testing detection needs today.