Protect yourself and prevent conflict of interest by refusing to allow a Mold Remediator to conduct your Mold Inspection, and then remediate. States that have comprehensive mold laws to protect consumers prohibit Mold Professionals from conducting Mold Inspections and Mold Remediation on the same project. You may spend thousands of dollars unecessarily if you allow a contractor to conduct both activities. Remediation is not always necessary, when mold is present.
Reputable Mold Remediators concerned about your welfare, will always advise you to have an independent Mold Inspector to inspect before Remediation and to 'Clearance Test' after Mold Remediation work is done. This ensures that Remediation is necessary, and that the Remediation is completed satisfactorily.
An agreement should be reached before Remediation work begins as to what the expected outcome will be. Your questions should be courteously and completely answered, and you should be treated with the utmost respect.
Healthy Technologies' staff are knowledgeable, independent, trained, experienced and certified IAQ/Mold Inspectors. They are Indoor Environmental Specialists , and they DO NOT remediate mold.
If they determine that Remediation is necessary, they will refer only the most reputable Mold Remediators, whom they know and trust with their own reputation. They do not and will not accept any compensation from any company that they refer to you. In plain words, they are not in cahoots with anybody. When you hire Healthy Technologies, they work for you and report only to you, unless you authorize them to do otherwise, in writing.
Ask the Mold Professional you are considering for hire if they are familiar with ANSI/IICRC Standard 520, which is the only nationally acceptable standard for Mold Remediation. If they are not familiar with this Standard, you may want consider other options very carefully. For more information contact us.
Healthy Technologies offers two types of indoor inspections:
Mold Inspection — I think I have mold. Do I have mold? If so, why do I have mold? What levels of mold do I have? What can be done about the mold?
Indoor Environmental Evaluation — I don’t think I have mold, or I know I don’t have mold, but I have an indoor air quality problem. What is it? How bad is it? Why is it here? What can be done about it?
* Mold is everywhere. When we say “I have mold” or “You have mold”, we are referring to elevated levels of mold, higher than normal for your indoor living or working environment. “I have mold”, really means - the mold I have is a problem.
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