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About Mold Removal Unit

The Mold Patrol Testing Unit analyzes whether a house or building is safe for occupancy - if the indoor air is safe to breathe!

Our Services
We provide environmental technologies in microbial testing, analysis and remediation. Our services are in the interest of human and animal health protection and safety.

Microbial Testing and Analysis
The Mold Patrol Testing Unit arrives to take various air samples. Those samples are then analysed and a detailed report on the air quality is produced by a third party lab.

Mold Patrol Testing Unit Procedure

  • Fill in required Chain of Custody for lab analysis
  • We collect five to ten air samples from different locations using petri dishes that are sealed and sent for lab count
  • An equivalent of 120 litres to 800 litres of air is filtered through each petri dish sample
  • The air samples are labelled according to the testing location, date and project number
  • Third party lab analyses the petri dish samples to report if mold colonies are present with total count. Identification of the genus and species is also available.
  • Dust Particle count level (on-site results)
  • Humidity levels determined to be acceptable or unacceptable (on-site results)
  • Co test (on-site results)
  • Co2 test (on-site results)
  • Oxygen level (on-site results)

From arrival to departure the Mold Patrol Testing Unit takes about one hour for inspection

Lab Report
It usually takes about ten to fifteen days to get the lab report back. This report will determine the total count of any existing mold colonies and identification of genus and species when specified.

  • Level One: mold count
  • Level Two: mold count and determines type (genus and species) of colony forming units
  • Full Report (Level Three): also reports the known pathogens that are present

Level one is appropriate for average residential testing. Level two, and level three reports may be necessary for deeper analysis especially for more sensitive environments such as schools or medical facilities. When discussing the testing prices with the mold inspector, be sure to discuss the report level that will be provided.

The Mold Patrol inspectors will forward the lab report to the client via email, fax or mail and explain the various forms of mold found. Toxic mold can be life-threatening and common house mold is known to be irritating and can also be health threatening. The Mold Patrol Testing Unit can make recommendations to eliminate or reduce the problem.

Why Professional Testing?
Sampling for mold should be conducted by professionals
who have specific experience in designing mold sampling protocols, sampling methods, and interpreting results.

Spores travel when they are disturbed and may attach themselves elsewhere in another place of moisture in your home. While these spores are in the air they can also cause serious illnesses to those in the area.

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