Mould Test London
What is a Mould Test?
We are among the UK’s leading industry professionals in the diagnosis of the cause of damp and condensation, which can lead to mould, combining a full diagnostic process with a plan for remedial action, in addition to a process to eliminate the mould problem.
Mould is amongst the main factors in the increase of asthma and other respiratory diseases in recent times and there’s a renewed concentration by landlords to ensure that their tenants aren’t affected by these bad living conditions. The triggers of the mould infestation need to be diagnosed and fixed or the mould will return quickly. Care must also be taken whenever getting rid of mould from a property.
Why Conduct a Mould Test
Performing a mould test is an essential 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 detection of mould and fungal development, which isn’t normally visible to the naked eye. Tests can differentiate between fungal growth and stains. Can be performed as part of property purchasing process.
Post remediation verification; to determine that cleaning works after water loss have been performed to a sufficient standard.
Comparative testing; analysis of affected vs unaffected, complaint vs non-compliant areas.
What a Mould Test Entails
When undertaking moud survey, samples will be removed from the air and surface areas in an totally non-destructive process. Our specialists can gather and analyse samples and provide results on-site and advise on correct restorative actions. An extensive written report will be supplied. The client can also go for additional invasive material testing as part of the survey, where material samples can be screened for penetrative mould infestation or fungal growth.
Mould Test Reports
Following the survey a complete report will be issued to the landlord, homeowner, plumber or other instructing party, which will give a complete analysis of the causes of damp and mould, and a course of restorative actions will be recommended which will get rid of the problem, by getting rid of the mould. Nevertheless, the damp that causes the mould also needs to be eliminated so our programme will also suggest methods for getting rid of the damp.
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I contacted James de Miguel after a recommendation from a friend. My brand new house developed a series of cracks on the exterior walls and after numerous failed attempts by local builders, surveyors and even the original architect, to try and identify the cause of these cracks I had no clue what to do next. Thankfully, James was able to identify the exact cause of the issues and handed me a detailed report on what had caused the cracking and the next steps to take in order to remedy them. I couldn’t be happier with the result.
I have been working with James de Miguel for a few years now and can honestly say that I have not come across a more savvy surveyor when it comes to fault finding. James is switched on, his reports are always on time and he has never failed to deliver. I would wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone seeking a definitive answer as to what exactly is going wrong with their building. I now consult with James on all projects I undertake as his input is vital to the success of my projects. A big thank you to James and his team.
I have been building houses for over 10 years and from time to time, new builds develop faults that can be tricky to trace. We brought in James de Miguel to provide us with a report on where we were going wrong with a rather complicated new build that involved a basement that was allowing water ingress. Within half an hour of being on site James and his colleagues identified the issues and provided the exact steps to fix them. Without his survey, I feel we would of been chasing our own tails for days if not weeks, trying to find out why we had so much water ingress. James has saved us time and money and we are very grateful that we found him.