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New London Mold Inspectors

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  • 38 years in business
  • 44 hires on Thumbtack
Jocelyn B.
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Brian recently did the home inspection for our new home in Colchester and we could not have asked for anyone better. He was very thorough in all areas and did a great job, answered all of our questions, provided very valuable information, and we would recommend him to anyone who is in need of a quality home inspection. We even got the report the same day. Thanks again Brian!!

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  • 1 year in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
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Jan K.
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JAMESTOWN, RI Steve went beyond my expectations. He did a free very thorough mold inspection of a house and and barn I was considering buying. He explained everything and told me my options. He also send a detailed estimate promptly. Besides that he went out of his way to help me find contractors who would give me free estimates on work that had nothing to do with the mold remediation I called him for. In the end, the purchase of the property fell through, so I did not have the mold remediation done, but I will definitely call Steve again when I find the right property. I highly recommend NEPS.!

First Restoration American
4.7
from 12 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
James L.
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I purchased a rental property and within 2 months my tenant was complaining of a mold/musty smell coming from the bathroom area. I called Frist Restoration after reading some of their reviews and Keith was extremely helpful. He had a tech out to my property the next day! The tech found some mold and moisture issues in the bathroom. He then went to work after explaining to me the whole process and what he was going to do. The smell is now gone and the bathroom is back to normal! Thank you First Restoration.

  • 8 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
HOWARD E.
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I hired Pro Restoration for mold remediation in my basement. I'm very happy with the work done and level of professionalism throughout the process.

Snap Inspections
5.0
from 1 review
    Kathy D.
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    Paul was professional and courteous! Showed up on time. He explained everything to me so I could understand the whole process of a home inspection. Would highly recommend!

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    William F.
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    very personable and knowledgeable

    About

    Rely on the eye of the Tiger. Tiger is a Connecticut family-owned company that has been providing residential and commercial inspections throughout the entire state of CT and Western MA for 20 years. Our 18 inspectors' specialties include antique homes, new construction, waterfront and equestrian properties. We offer pre-listing inspections for the seller preparing to sell. Tiger offers additional environmental tests including continuous monitor radon testing and well water quality and quantity. Tiger's mold division provides mold testing and water intrusion inspections. Our licensed and insured inspectors are available 7 days/week. Please visit our website for additional information, current promotions and coupons, and scheduling.

    • 5 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    We provide honest, objective, and thorough inspection reports. From the first contact with us through the inspection delivery and explanation of your report, you will experience the ultimate in professionalism.

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    We pay attention to all the detail and requests of our clients and never leave a job with someone not happy with our work!

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    AA Asbestos Abatement LLC offer asbestos removal and mold remediation services to all of Connecticut. All of our services are safe and effective.

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    I'm a certified mold technician. I've been doing this for the past 6 years. I could spot mold from a mile away and smell it. Mold is a really dangerous bacterium grows in your basement.

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    JRV Home Inspection Services LLC is an experienced (10 years) and diverse full-service home inspection firm, specializing in real estate home inspections and related ancillary inspection services. We also provide comprehensive, professional energy audits and infrared thermal imaging inspections. We recognize that while no home is perfect, your new home is perfect for you. We spend the time (typically 2-3 hours) to locate any apparent or potential problems and present them to you in a professional, comprehensive report (check out our sample report on our website). Besides our standard home inspection service, we provide many types of additional inspection services home buyers and homeowners seek. A complete list and description is available on our inspection services page located on our website.

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    Count on CT Pillar to Posts' home inspectors Rick and Cindi Taylor for your CT real estate certified home inspection in Middlesex and New London counties including Essex, Portland, Chester, Colchester, and Middletown. Furthermore, to ensure that you are drinking water and breathing air that are safe, they can also conduct a water analysis and radon test. For your house in CT, specifically New London and Middlesex counties, home inspectors that are ASHI certified (such as Pillar to Post) are the only ones to trust for you and your family's safety in your home which is your most important investment.

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    My services include general power washing of homes up to the removal of mold and mildew. I use high-grade chemicals to combat the mold/mildew and will make sure you are informed and happy with the entire process. I also do all of the pricing and work myself to ensure it is done properly and on time.

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    Mold Inspection & Testing offers its services without a conflict of interest. (We do not offer mold removal services.) Give us a call for assistance.

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    Closer Look Home Inspections, LLC provides real estate inspection, radon testing, property inspection, and is an home inspector and commercial real estate inspector in New Haven, CT. Call us now, we do the best service in the area!

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    Intellispect is inspired to offer the best professional home inspection services in Connecticut. While others may show up with little more than a flashlight and a copy of the state minimum standards, our certified inspectors will arrive on-site with an arsenal of high-tech equipment and the determination to go the extra mile, ensuring that your property will be a safe place for you and your family as well as providing peace of mind during the often stressful home buying process.

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    Our company has built itself with customer satisfaction as the ultimate goal. Unlike other companies in the field we have experts answering the phone during business hours and answering service after hours. We have a unique system of checks and balances to make sure you are 100% happy the the work performed.

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    We provide a full array home inspection services by a certified master inspector (only five in CT). Our services include buyers and sellers inspection, radon, water quality, wood-destroying insects and mold/IAQ. Written report is provided at the completion of inspection. We are accredited by CT BBB with an A+ rating. We serve all of CT.

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    We perform real estate, insurance, and commercial inspections. We generally provide photos, detailed information, and diagram of structures. We strive to exceed the expectations of our clients.

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    Services offered: - 24/7 emergency response disaster restoration - Water and mold removal - Carpet cleaning - Flood removal We cover all of Rhode Island and nearby Massachusetts. We are mold remediation experts. "We'll make it "over, done with, gone."

    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.

    Remove containment materials.

    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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