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Waukegan Mold Inspectors

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Procare Restoration Inc.
4.8
from 143 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 347 hires on Thumbtack
John L.
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They provided mold inspection and air quality test for our house. They were prompt and professional. I got my result back in 2 days. I would recommend their service.

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Pur360
4.9
from 52 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 57 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Lexi R.
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I hired Pur360 for mold testing in my home. They were very professional and I received my certified results in 2 business days! Thank you!

  • 17 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Usha A.
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cleaned thoroughly suggestions to avoid mold etc in the basement

  • 38 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Cindy S.
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We discovered through a home sale inspection that we had mold in the attic of our townhome. Tom was great came out to quote us last night and less than 24 hours later the remediation was completed and I have to say it looks fantastic, like there was never an issue plus a 7 year warranty!! I would definitely use them again, they were the best value for the job and we didn’t have to sacrifice quality!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!

  • 18 years in business
  • 80 hires on Thumbtack
Mike B.
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Jason was Fantastic!! His Professionalism and Promptness was excellent. I had an Issue regarding Mold in my home. Jason re-mediated the problem, and worked with me to finalized all issues for a great resolution. I would highly recommend Jason for Mold Remediation to all of my associates. Mike.

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  • 17 years in business
  • 62 hires on Thumbtack
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Jannet D.
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I called Family First Construction for mold remediation problem in my home. They came out right away they were extremely knowledgeable and provided me with the reassurance I needed that my mold problem would be completely resolved.They were professional and courteous and I highly recommend them.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
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Jason E.
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Had an appointment today for Jeff to come inspect possible mold in our bathroom and he never showed up, I left a voicemail and a message for him and no response. I find it to be very unprofessional when no contact is made saying you will be late and have to reschedule as I rushed home from work to make sure I was here when he said he would. Lost my business.

  • 27 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Ed J.
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Great mold removal service! All the mold was removed in our attic and basement and we passed home inspection. Thanks!

  • 21 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Jacob L.
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Estimate came in lower then others, which both excited and worried me about the quality of work. However, Andre was very knowledgable, and his crew was professional and experienced. I am impressed by the work that was done, and the experience that it was to work with Mold Removal Chicago. I would hire again.

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  • 7 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
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Melissa M.
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We were moving an old refrigerator to make room for a new one and discovered the wall behind it was covered in mold. After realizing we couldn't clean it, we came to Thumbtack for quotes. Within minutes we were speaking with Moises from Nu-Gen. He came out on Monday at 10, tested the area and discovered that it was luckily contained just to the surface and not in the air. The drywall was removed and we now have an air-scrubber running. I'd like to thank Moises and Nu-Gen for taking care of the problem quickly and affordably!

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
James E.
Verified review

These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

Indoor Air Repair, Inc.
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Pat F.
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I appreciate the speed in witch they came to help solve my problem. Everything was done in a timely fashion. Pepole in the office as well as the crew that came out were very personable and worked vary hard. They all have are thanks

  • 10 years in business
James E.
Verified review

These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

Healthy Home Mold Services
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Rusty S.
Verified review

The mold inspection report I received back had great info and tips. Much more than I expected, also a glossary all about the types of mold

Wing Three
4.4
from 7 reviews
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Kim W.
Verified review

I highly recommend WIng Three (while hoping you never need them). We had mold in a variety of spots in our basement...including in the insulation that was in the ceiling throughout 1900 sq feet. They removed all the insulation. Thoroughly cleaned and disinfected the entire basement from top to bottom....there is not a cobweb or mold spore to be found. Finally they encapsulated the now killed and disinfected mold spots. The work and the condition they left our basement far exceeded my expectations.

Pure Maintenance.
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Dave S.
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Had the company fog my elderly Dad's home as he has compromised immune system. Not only did they move the mold but that "old" persons smell is now gone from the house.

About

I am an Illinois based real estate and home inspector for property owners and businesses. I have 7 years of experience as an inspector. I enjoy working with people and helping others to make improvements.

  • 29 years in business
About

The BrickKicker is a professional home inspection company committed to understanding and meeting our customer's needs while exceeding industry and community expectations. We pride ourselves upon conducting business with the highest of integrity, courtesy of our clients and expertise. With our services, our clients are guaranteed a thorough, accurate and unbiased assessment of property conditions. Additionally, our colleagues will create a culture which enables continuous improvement through management commitment, employee training, quality control and the development of leadership and endless team-building skills.

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We provide home inspection services in Chicago Land. We are reliable and honest. Referrals are available. We are licensed since 2006 in the state of IL.

About

Feel confident about your home purchase with us! Whether buying or selling a home, knowing the current condition is the wise decision. A home is the biggest purchase of your life; it doesn't have to be the scariest. With one of our inspections, you can be confident that your home will be thoroughly inspected.

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We provide services such as: - home inspection - pre listing inspection - energy audit - thermal imaging - leak detection - mold testing I have 30+ years of customer service. I am honest, reliable and prompt. We offer 100 days inspection coverage, insured and licensed with IL# 450.004247. Member of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNachi). I am located in Lombard, IL.

Q & A

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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 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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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.

Can mold grow behind drywall?

Mold can grow behind drywall, in your attic, in the basement, under floors — mold can grow anywhere. The key to controlling mold is controlling moisture and water. If your home has been exposed to excessive water due to flooding or heavy rains, if you have an old home with leaky pipes, or if you live in an area with high humidity, you need to be vigilant about mold. Mold is most easily identified by sight. You may see blooms of mold on furniture, on walls, or along the floor. If you can spot mold, you probably don’t need to test for it and can save on mold inspection costs and direct your energies towards mold remediation. But if you’re not certain, you may need a pro to help you determine whether you have hidden mold. Scent and illness are two potential signs of hidden mold. You may smell anything from a musty earth scent to a foul stench, and you may experience respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritation, problems with your nervous system, or aches and pains. The national average cost of mold inspection and testing is $250-$300.

How long does it take to get rid of mold in a house?

You can never completely remove mold from your house; a small number of mold spores will always exist indoors and are a natural and helpful part of our world. However, if water or moisture is left unchecked inside your home and mold begins to colonize, it can pose a serious health risk. Mold remediation can quickly and safely remove a mold infestation from your home or office. Depending on the size of your problem, mold remediation might take anywhere from one to seven days (or more) to wipe out the major sources of mold in your home.

Mold growths (colonies) can establish within 24-48 hours, so it is important to act immediately if you have a water spill or leak — especially if you live in a hot or humid climate. If you are past the point of DIY and need professional help, mold remediation teams will come to your location, assess the extent of the mold problem, identify and rectify all water leaks and sources of dampness, identify all mold sources (both visible and hidden), use specialized equipment to contain and prevent migration of mold spores, safely remove contaminated materials, treat infested areas with approved antimicrobial sprays, dehumidify and dry the appropriate areas, and seal areas as needed.

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