When to get mold or air quality tested.

Air quality and testing of mold is an important part of understanding the environment of your home. Mold can effect everyone in different ways. Dark damp areas are what is needed for mold to thrive. Houses have many areas that create this environment. Controlling the moisture in the house will help with mold growth. Some areas are more prone to growth such as bathrooms, crawlspaces, attics and more.

Reasons for getting the air sampling or mold testing If you have health concerns, young children/infant or older adults or simply want peace of mind schedule an air quality test. If you have any unknown reason for allergies, coughing, sneezing, trouble breathing, Irritated eyes etc.

We can test any visible mold or do air sampling. These inspections are non invasive testing.Meaning we don’t put holes in walls or tear into any area of the house.

Below are some examples of common Molds found in homes.

Stachybotrys Chartarum

This mold is known to many as Black mold, Individuals with chronic exposure to the toxin produced by this fungus reported cold and flu symptoms, sore throats, diarrhea,headaches, fatigue, dermatitis, intermittent local hair loss, and generalized malaise. The toxins produced by this fungus will suppress the immune system affecting the lymphoid tissue and the bone marrow.


This mold grows in wet, dark environments such as drywall,crawlspaces, baseboards, bathrooms and carpets. This type of mold is similar to black mold and sometimes even shares the same environments. If you have allergies such as red, watery eyes and trouble breathing bring in the trained professionals.