We’re one of the UK’s leading experts in the diagnosis of the sources of damp and condensation, which can lead to mould , combining a full diagnostic process with a plan for remedial action, as well as a programme to eliminate the mould problem.
Mould is among the main elements in the increase of asthma along with other respiratory ailments in recent years and there is a renewed concentration by landlords to make sure that their tenants are not affected by these inadequate living conditions. The causes of the mould problem have to be identified and fixed or the mould will return quickly. Care also needs to be taken when removing mould from a residential or commercial property.
Benefits Associated with Performing a Mould Test
Doing a mould test is a vital step in quality control following post water damage remediation works, especially following instances “sewage/ waste /Category B or higher” water loss. Increased or prolonged exposure are linked to multiple detrimental side effects to your health.
Mould diagnostics; for discovery of mould and fungal development, that isn’t always visible to the naked eye. Testing can differentiate between fungal growth and stains. Can be performed together with house buying process.
Post remediation verification; to determine that cleaning works after water loss have been performed to an acceptable standard.
Comparative testing; analysis of affected vs unaffected, complaint vs non-compliant areas.
What a Mould Test Involves
Whenever performing moud survey, samples will be removed from the air and surfaces in an completely non-destructive process. Our technicians are able to acquire and evaluate samples and provide results on-site and advise on appropriate remedial actions. An extensive written report will be supplied. The client can also decide on additional invasive material testing as part of the survey, by which material samples can be examined for penetrative mould infestation or fungal growth.
Other Services by Building Response You May Be Interested In
- Certificate of Sanitisation
- Damp Alarms
- Leak Detection Systems
- Mould Analysis
- Mould Check
- Mould Survey
- Mould Test
- Water Leak Alarms
Mould Test Results
Following the survey a full report will be issued to the landlord, homeowner, plumber or other instructing party, that will give a complete analysis of the reasons for damp and mould, and a course of remedial action will be recommended that will eliminate the problem, by getting rid of the mould. Nevertheless, the damp that triggers the mould also needs to be eliminated so our programme will also suggest ways of eliminating the damp.