Mold Inspection & Testing Services

mold inspection and testingThe key to mold growth is moisture, though there are physical signs of mold like musty odors, lifting tiles, flaking paint, cracks on walls and green stains, there are often times when these signs are not present. We will inspect your home for water sources and mold growth that pave way for mold problems which cannot be detected by an untrained eye. With a thorough investigation of your home along with proper testing procedures, Trademark Home Inspection, LLC will determine whether a mold problem is affecting your family’s health and eating away at your home.

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Types of Mold Sampling

Air Sampling For Mold

Air sampling for mold is done to see if an elevated level of mold spores exists in your home. This is done by taking air samples inside your home as test samples and comparing them to samples taken outside your home used as control samples. In general the concentration of mold spores inside your home should be lower than the concentration of mold spore outside of your home. It is important to know that a set of standards for indoor mold growth does not exist and interpretation of the results greatly depends on the inspectors experience and training. That is why it is important to make sure the inspector performs a visual examination of the property along with air sample testing procedures and not just take air samples to determine if a mold problem exists in your home or business.

Surface Sampling For Mold

Surface sampling for mold is usually performed when there is a visible presence of mold or what is thought to be mold may exist. There are two typical ways to take a surface sample. The first way is a Tape Lift sample in which a piece of bio-tape is placed over the suspected area and the sample is retrieved. The other method is a Swab sample in which a sterile swab is rolled over the suspected area and placed back in a container containing a gel to preserve the sample. Any of the methods above need to be done by a trained mold inspector as they all have their limitations and only after a thorough mold inspection can a testing plan be developed. After testing is complete the samples will be sent to a certified laboratory for analysis.

Michigan Mold Inspection & Testing Packages

Limited Mold Inspection

  • Inspection Of 1 Area Or Floor Of The Home Such As An Attic or Basement
  • Full Digital Report Of The Findings Including Recommendations
  • Up To 4 Samples Including Laboratory Fees
  • Laboratory Report Included

Full Mold Inspection

  • Inspection of The Accessible Areas of The Interior and Exterior Of the Home
  • Full Digital Report Of The Findings Including Recommendations
  • Up To 6 Samples Including Laboratory Fees
  • Laboratory Report Included

Clearance Inspection

  • Inspection of the Remediated and Adjacent Area(s) of the Home
  • Full Digital Report Of The Findings Including Recommendations
  • Up To 4 Samples Including Laboratory Fees
  • Laboratory Report Included

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What Our Client's Are Saying

We were very pleased with Trademark from beginning to end. Tyler was our inspector and he did a thorough job and was very nice. The price was reasonable and we would recommend them and use them again.

Misty L – Belleville, MI

I was SO impressed with Trademark! From the initial phone call, I felt like my husband and I would be taken care of. Tyler was finishing his training so Jim was ensuring all of his recommendations were correct – we were lucky to have two sets of eyes in the process! I couldn’t believe that the report was ready and formally displayed while we were still at the house on their ipad. Jim explained everything thoroughly and put me at ease in terms of our small issues. He was very honest and trustworthy. Both Jim and Tyler handled our crowd well (7 of us total) and I can’t thank them enough. Good luck in your career Tyler! P.S. The veteran discount was much appreciated as well.

Courtney Klien – Livonia, MI

“As a first time home buyer I am putting everything I have into buying my first home. As I approached one step closer to owning a home, I felt the need to have a private inspection to make sure my investment was a good one. Matt was a godsend! He did so much for me in so little time and saved me from a lifetime of headache and financial problems. I am forever thankful for meeting him and his staff and will recommend him to every and any homeowner I come in contact with. Thank you trademark inspection for being genuine people who look out for the well being of other people!”.

Shawnah Joyce – Taylor, MI

Our Certifications

Certified Master Inspector
Certified professional home inspectors
Certified Inspection Expert
International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants
NAMP - Certified Mold Inspector

Trademark Home Inspection, LLC - Service Area

Trademark Home Inspection, LLC proudly serves the following Michigan Cities and the surrounding areas:

Adrian, Allen Park, Ann Arbor, Auburn Hills,  Belleville, Berkley, Birmingham, Bloomfield, Bloomfield Hills, Brighton, Brownstown, Canton, Clarkston, Clawson, Chelsea, Carleton, Commerce Township, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Detroit, Dexter, Dundee, Ecorse, Erie, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Ferndale, Flat Rock, Garden City, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods, Hazel Park, Highland Park, Howell, Hudson, Huntington Woods, Huron Township, Ida, Inkster, Keego Harbor, Lambertville, La Salle, Lathrup Village, Lincoln Park, Livonia, Luna Pier, Madison Heights, Manchester, Maybee, Melvindale, Milan, Monroe, Morenci, New Boston, Newport, Northville, Novi, Oak Park, Petersburg, Pittsfield Township, Pleasant Ridge, Plymouth, Pontiac, Redford, River Rouge, Riverview, Rochester, Rochester Hills, Rockwood, Romulus, Royal Oak, Saline, Southfield, Southgate, South Lyon, Sterling Heights, Sumpter, Taylor, Tecumseh, Temperance, Trenton, Troy, Walled Lake, Waterford, Wayne, Warren, Willis, West Bloomfield, Westland, Wixom, Woodhaven, Wyandotte, and Ypsilanti.

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