Mold Testing in South Carolina

13-Aug-2012

While just about every individual has heard horror stories of what mold can do to be indoor air quality of a home or office, many people do not have a clear understanding of how to combat the problem of mold or prevent it from happening in the first place. While mold may not be as prevalent in certain parts of the country, individuals in South Carolina should take special care to ensure that their home or place of business is mold free. The hot, humid summers make South Carolina the perfect breeding ground for this increasingly common culprit, making mold testing in South Carolina very important.

Whether you live on the Savannah River or on the coast, and whether you live in a modest apartment or a mansion, mold is something that is well worth being concerned about. Of course, before you undertake any type of mold testing in South Carolina, you should be aware that there are limitations of testing. There are also a number of different testing methods that are used, some of which detect mold in the air, while others can be used to identify a specific type of mold. What is important to keep in mind is that a mold test provides a limited snapshot of a specific time and place.

Just because mold testing in South Carolina indicates that there may be problems does not necessarily mean that you are at serious risk for health related issues due to mold. In some cases it may be necessary for a number of different samples be taken over an extended period of time in order to get an accurate idea of the mold activity. Mold may be more problematic during certain times of the year and less of an issue at others. Of course, understanding the limitations of mold testing in South Carolina is only part of the issue.

In some cases, mold testing in South Carolina can be quite expensive. Because of this, it is important for a homeowner to rely on the services of properly trained and qualified professionals. A homeowner or property owner who chooses to do mold testing on their own may find that the results of their tests are drastically inaccurate. A professional mold investigation will provide a property owner with important information such as the location of the mold growth and the source of the moisture. A mold test expert may also be able to advise a property owner on how best to deal with their mold problem.

About Clean Aire
Clean Aire Inc. is a full service company. We provide services that encompass all aspects of our client’s building envelope. We provide indoor air quality assessments that are directed to solving building owner and occupant concerns.

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Contact:
Robert Woodrow
Partner
Clean Aire Inc.
803.776.1117 / rwoodrow@cleanaire.net