The term "sick building syndrome" (SBS) is used to describe situations in which building occupants experience acute health and comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a building, but no specific illness or cause can be identified.
Many times this is due to mold and mildew buildup in unseen areas of the building and is spread Mold Spores in the air via air conditioners and ventilation systems.
The complaints may be localized in a particular room or zone, or may be widespread throughout the building.
Most Mobile Homes, due to their construction, suffer structural damage, allowing in moisture and trapping it in the walls, floorboards and ceilings. We have the experience to go directly to those areas to find out if damage has occured and mold is growing and if a Mold test is Prudent.
At Mold Xterminators we take air pollution and mold spores contamination serious first we start by finding out the source of the mold problem.
Mold growth occurs when materials have been wet for more than 48 hours. Even if materials are dried within 48 hours, mold growth may have occurred and can re-occur should the mold infested areas become moist again. Areas should be Mold tested by professionals if there is doubt.
At Mold Xterminators a fort Lauderdale mold removal Restoration Contractor we take air pollution and mold spores contamination seriously. We first start by finding out the source of the mold problem.
By moisture mapping the whole home we check all places were moisture is evident like bathrooms, under kitchen sinks, water heater, a/c unit, dishwasher, washer and drier room, windows and doors for evidence of leaks or poor installation.
Then we perform a Mold test in every room or as indicated by our preliminary inspection, this will give us a better understanding of the mold problem. These tests are done by ether air cells or swabs and the samples are taking to a laboratory for analysis we get the results next day providing us with the species and quantity of mold spores in the house and from this we determine the Mold Remediation procedure to take.
We can determine from these tests whether you will need to do any drywall or fixture removal or if only a chemical treatment will be necessary.