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Tempe Mold Inspectors

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  • 21 years in business
  • 87 hires on Thumbtack
Jonathan V.
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I highly recommend this company. Joshua is on top of things and very knowledgeable. He sent out one of his guys immediately to check our place out for a mold inspection. Within one day we got the results back, and the reports. I was amazed at how quickly the turn around was. Thanks again for everything!

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Thermanix
5.0
from 32 reviews
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
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George P.
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Had another company exterminate our bedbugs chemically. It was a long 3 week process. After 2 months we had more bedbugs. Some friends recommended Thermanix for the excellent job he did for them. I called John and he came out that same evening and confirmed there were bedbugs in 1 office chair. He then went thru the entire house for 2 hours checking every crevice and seams on all materials. He found no signs of bed bugs. Apparently that chair did not get enough chemicals to kill the eggs. He then recommended getting rid of the chair and watch for any signs of bites or other signs to bedbugs.. The best part was he took the time to explain and show us how to handle a very frightening experience and not sell us something we didn't need since the first company had done most of it. The inspection was FREE.

  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Irmi N.
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2013 Global Prevention Services in Phoenix, Arizona, had the instruction to restore our home which was partly damaged by water and mold. Parts of walls, floors, kitchen-and bath furniture plus various installations needed to be replaced. We, the owners, live overseas and had neither influence nor ways of control to overlook the forthcoming progress concerning the project, but GPS has proven to be reliable. GPS's estimates were more reasonable in comparison to other companies. All issues like; perfect timing, well trained friendly leading personnel and correct accounts are agenda. Global Prevention Services passed professional inspection and brought full satisfaction to us. Without doubts we can recommend this trustworthy company.

Ground Zero Enterprises
4.6
from 31 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Jill P.
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Came out within a day to provide us a free inspection. Very professional and polite.

Restore Master
4.9
from 24 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Crystal G.
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I have a leak that the city of Tempe he told me and I was worried about mold because I have a 15-month-old son and Dan called me right away and showed up the same day! He let me know where all the moisture was coming from.. And who to call next! Awesome experience even on a Friday night he still showed up!

  • 10 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Ed M.
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Microbial Growth / Mold Inspection

  • 12 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
Farrokh R.
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i had a leakage around the windows, I called many companies, everybody came and did something, finally couldn't fix it, I called Hector, he came and initially inspect and evaluate the place of leakage and after exactly find the leakage spot he fixed it. since then I didn't have any leakage. I really recommend him.

AZIAQ Testing
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
Donna B.
Verified review

Mold testing was fast courteous and provided great customer service

VIZCOM CONTRACTING,LLC.
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Claire J.
Verified review

Great service absolutely would highly recommend Vizcom contracting. I will contact his business once again for any other problems at home. Omar and his technicians were very polite and professional. They were able to fix the water flood and mold remediation inside my home. One thing that I appreciate from his company is that his technicians took extra precaution to not damage my home or cross-contaminate the clean areas while doing the mold remediation. Best thing was the affordable pricing.

  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
Rosa C.
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I had a hot water heater leak at my property about a month ago and I was told from my sister in law that she had used a company called Service Experts that she had found on Thumbtack when she had a leak (water damage) under her kitchen sink, and she stated she had nothing but positive things to say about her experience with this company. I am extremely happy that I listened to my sister in laws recommendation as my experience with this company exceeded my expectations. This company was very knowledgable, honest, professional, reliable, and kind. They made the entire process a breeze and were very flexible and communicated with me on a daily basis so I was aware as to what was going on each day. They not only did the drying out, but they were also able to provide and install a new water heater, as well as they were able to do the repairs once everything was dried out, which made the situation way less stressful since I didn't have to find other companies to provide the other necessary services, they do it all! I would definitely refer this company to all my family and friends as well as use them down the road if I ever come across a similar situation. Thanks for all your help and I couldn't be happier with the outcome of the repairs!

Restoration 1 of Scottsdale
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Erika G.
Verified review

Joey is the best tech. He cleaned out all the mold and saved the face of our cabinets! I couldn't believe it. I'll call them if we ever have water damage again. Thank you!!

Pure Maintenance of Arizona
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Austin W.
Verified review

Pure maintenance was great to work with. We recently started remodeling our home and found mold. Pure Maintenance provided a affordable and simply solution. We didn’t have to rip out anything. They were in and out in 4 hours.

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I am a finish inspector for Toll Bros. (finished contract) and a corporate liaison for Nissan Racing in season. I have several examples of my work on my Facebook page. Feel free to check them out! I do side business when not contracted. God bless! Mike

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The certified home inspectors and administrative staff at Adept Home Inspection, Inc. have offered home inspection reports of residential and commercial properties to over 6,500 clients in the Phoenix metro area, and surrounding communities. Our goal is to offer an objective, unbiased assessment, with a concentration on home assurance, home safety, and home awareness for your major investment. Adept Home Inspection, Inc. is a Arizona State Board of Technical Registration-registered company, and our inspectors are all designated as 'Registered Professional Home Inspector.' We're proud to conform to the Standards of Professional Practice for Arizona Home Inspectors. Our competent liability insurance contains coverage for referring agents. Become aware of the general systems, structures, and components of the property which may be in need of immediate major repair, or a condition which affects the habitability or safety of the property. Prepare or consider repairs, desired upgrades, and a smoother transfer of ownership. The home inspection will encourage planned expectations instead of unrealistic, possibly even costly surprises. Call us today!

  • 9 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We offer complete restoration services and will restore your home or office. Our 5 year guarantee is the longest in the business.

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We have pre-purchase home inspections. We inspect houses for potential homebuyers. We also handle pool inspections.

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I perform quality control inspections for residential and commercial business for a national vendor management service.

  • 9 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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At East Valley Inspections, we strive to do what is best for you, the home or business owner. You can count on honest answers, and feel confident in knowing that we won't take any shortcuts. Our standards and business ethics are a part of who we are, as well as part of the requirements of the Respircare Analytical Network, of which we are members. Between The Respircare Network and East Valley Inspections, you will have thirteen years worth of experience in mold testing, mold inspection, and indoor air quality knowledge and expertise working to get you accurate tests and results. Upon completion, your indoor air quality or mold tests will be sent to EMLab P&K, a fully accredited and reputable laboratory, for a full and comprehensive analysis. You will be supplied with all of the laboratory data and mold test results and will even have the opportunity to discuss it all in detail with a friendly representative from East Valley Inspections. Your mold test data will also be reviewed and interpreted by a highly qualified Board Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager, and every bit of information is passed along to you. East Valley Inspections offers mold testing, mold inspections, indoor air quality assessment and environmental disclosure report services to homeowners, home buyers, real estate agents, business owners, and water damage cleanup or remediation companies. We offer all these at competitive prices. We look forward to serving you. Call now for a free consultation!

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Turning an unhealthy house into your Healthy Home begins with a consultation from the AZ Healthy Home doctors. Our services include: * Air-Quality Testing and Inspections * Allergens Testing * Mold Inspection * Mold Sampling * Odor Inspection * Odor Elimination * Whole House Thermal Infrared Inspections * Air Filters * Air Purifier

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Before you purchase or sell your home or property, call Home Inspection Pro, LLC. We can help protect your investment with a thorough home and property inspection. You can view and print your inspection report anytime with exclusive online report access! Reports are computer generated with digital pictures, and arrows pointing to any problems. The report is clear and easy to understand. Call us now to discuss your individual inspection needs. We are state licensed and NACHI certified.

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We have (4/08-7/10) current licensing with the AZ State Board Technical. We do residential projects with the emphasis in inspection of the systems and components of a home. These components are to provide the general condition of a home. Clients are predominantly new buyers.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a mold remediation?

Mold remediation is the process of identifying and removing unhealthy levels of mold that have colonized in a home, office, school or other building. Over time, if untreated, mold can destroy a home by breaking down cellulose-based materials (like wood or ceiling tiles) and causing a slow and messy decay. In the shorter term, a mold infestation can cause severe health problems. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mold can trigger respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritations, problems with your nervous system, and aches and pains. Mold inspection and mold remediation are often requested in tandem, although they are two separate services. Nationally, mold inspection costs range from $250 to $300. If mold has been positively identified in your house, either by visual examination or through mold testing, remediation can safely remove it. Properly trained and equipped professionals use specialized equipment (like vacuums and air scrubbers with HEPA filters) to keep mold spores contained while they remove contaminated materials and treat infested areas with antimicrobial spray. A key component to a successful mold remediation after eliminating the mold is ensuring that the water source that caused the mold infestation is also resolved.

How does mold remediation work?

Mold remediation can eliminate mold colonies from your home or business. Mold is a normal part of daily life, but in wet or humid settings mold can quickly colonize and spread by making spores. Whether visible or hidden, untreated mold can cause real health problems and cause extensive (and expensive) damage to your property. Mold remediation involves killing the mold, removing the dead mold and preventing future mold growth. Here is an example of the steps involved in professional mold remediation:

  • Contain work area and apply negative air pressure HEPA air purifiers to prevent cross-contamination. If spores spread, the colonies can easily regrow elsewhere in your home.
  • Mist an EPA-registered antimicrobial to suspend and kill mold spores.
  • Remove affected building surfaces.
  • Bag and dispose of contaminated materials properly.
  • Treat cavities/underlayment and dehumidify.
  • Abrasively remove dead loose mold.
  • Apply EPA-registered protective sealer.
  • Perform clearance testing.

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How is a mold test done?

Mold testing can help identify a mold infestation in your home or business. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of test you want done and the number of samples you request. The national average mold inspection cost is $250-$300. The EPA explains that if you have a visible mold problem, in most cases sampling and testing is unnecessary. However, if you have unexplained and potential mold-related illness or can smell mold in your house, mold inspection costs may be a good investment. To avoid unscrupulous testers, the EPA recommends working with a testing agency that adheres to the analytical methods laid out by professional organizations such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association or the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of testing done. Prices can also vary, depending on the size of the home, the number of surface areas to be tested, and the extent of the mold infestation. Here are some examples of mold inspection average costs:

  • Swab testing: $200-$300
    • A professional collects a surface swab from a potentially infested area for testing in a lab. Some professionals have concerns about this being the sole test done because it only gathers a small amount of data from a certain area of the house. That’s why it’s frequently done in conjunction with air cell testing.
  • Air cell testing: $250-$350
    • A professional collects an air sample in the home to measure the amount of mold spores in the air. This test is frequently done in conjunction with swab testing to ensure more complete data. Costs are higher for this test because the equipment required of the contractor is more expensive.
  • Both air cell and swab tests provided by the same company: $400-$600.

How do you get rid of mold?

Mold is a naturally occurring and important part of our ecosystem. That said, excessive mold can actually be hazardous to your health. Mold remediation is usually the best strategy to get rid of unhealthy levels of mold in your home or office. If you’re not comfortable working with mold or the area is larger than 10 square feet (3 feet by 3 feet), it is highly recommended to hire a mold remediation professional to resolve the problem. However, if you’re DIY-savvy, don’t have any health risks, and are not freaked out by mold, the EPA gives homeowners the greenlight to clean mold areas that are less than 10 square feet. Here are some EPA-recommended DIY cleaning tips:

  • Fix plumbing leaks and other water problems as soon as possible. Dry all items completely.
  • Scrub mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely.
  • Throw away absorbent or porous materials (like ceiling tiles and carpet) if they become moldy.
  • Avoid exposing yourself or others to mold.
  • Do not paint or caulk moldy surfaces. Clean up the mold and dry the surfaces before painting. Paint applied over moldy surfaces is likely to peel.
  • If you are unsure about how to clean an item (art, fine furniture, etc.) consult a reputable specialist affiliated with a professional organization in their field.

Is mold damage covered by insurance?

Mold damage may or may not be covered by your homeowner's insurance. Mold damage is caused by standing water and excess moisture. Mold damage can be covered by insurance when an item already covered under your homeowners insurance breaks accidentally — for example, if your plumbing suddenly ruptures and water floods your house, the homeowners insurance will cover part or all of the costs for the plumbing repair and any mold remediation costs necessary as a direct result of the water damage.

But you may not be able to get insurance to pay for your mold remediation costs if the damage is a result of your neglect — for example, if you’ve had a slow leak under your bathroom sink for years and have ignored the issue. If the insurer can determine that the mold damage is a result of your negligence, they likely won’t cover mold remediation costs. Also, most homeowners insurance will usually not cover mold remediation costs after a flood unless you have a special insurance rider covering your home in case of a flood. To help prevent mold damage, always keep humidity levels in your house between 30 percent and 60 percent, clean up water spills and damp areas right away, and ensure you have exhaust fans in your kitchen and bathroom.

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