Mould Check

Mould Check London

What is a Mould Check?

A mould check survey detects the existence of mould and fungal growth in the environment, on surfaces, and inside the materials of your home.

Long term mould growth and fungal spore activity may cause material decay and staining. A mould check is an essential step in quality control following post water damage restoration works, specifically right after instances “sewage/ waste /Category B or higher” water loss. Increased or long term exposure are linked with a number of damaging side effects to your well-being.

The primary reason for mould is excess moisture, either coming from condensation or damp. Mould feeds off this kind of moisture, so regardless how many times you paint over it, if you don’t fix the actual problems, it will persist in returning.

Why Should You Have a Mould Survey

Don’t just take our word for it. The NHS features a page specifically for damp and mildew and the unfavorable side effects they can have on your health: “Inhaling or touching mould spores may cause an allergic reaction, such as sneezing, a runny nose, red eyes and skin rash. Mould can also cause asthma attacks.”

If you are planning to sell your home, the finding of mould as well as the damp issues that causes it can substantially decrease the worth and appeal of your property. If you’re a landlord and you don’t do something to resolve mould in one of your properties, you could find yourself charged in criminal courts for neglectfulness.

There are numerous advantages of undertaking mould check which include:

Mould diagnostics; for detection of mould and fungal development, which is not normally noticeable to the human eye. Tests can differentiate between fungal growth and stains. Can be carried out as part of home buying process.

Post remediation verification; to determine that cleaning works after water loss have been performed to a satisfactory standard.

Comparative testing; analysis of affected vs unaffected, complaint vs non-compliant areas.

Mould Check Results & Reports

Whenever undertaking mould check, samples will likely be taken from the air and surface areas in an totally non-destructive process. Our technicians will be able to obtain and analyse samples and provide results on-site and advise on appropriate remedial actions. A thorough written report will be supplied. The client may also go with further invasive material testing as part of the survey, by which material samples can be examined for penetrative mould infestation or fungal growth.

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