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Top Rated Mold Inspectors Around Ashburn, VA

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RestorClean.
4.9
from 81 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 141 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany N.
Verified review

Carlos was very accommodating to my schedule, rearranging his so he could fit me in late in the same day. Very courteous, prompt, and professional. I got a mold testing for what seems to be a fair price. Would recommend.

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  • 18 years in business
  • 564 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Marlene P.
Verified review

we are new to the area and had the group at EBRR Cleanup do an evaluation on some mold under the bathroom sink. Before we followed through on the listing offer we wanted to make sure there was not a larger issue present. Ed was great and all the work happened within a week of our post, personable and friendly.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Natalie A.
Verified review

Val did an outstanding job on the my old (home built in 1952) HVAC cleaning of air ducts, coil and main lines. I have only lived in this home since January 28, 2017. Val informed me that my unit had never had an HVAC cleaning. The dust buildup and debris was atrocious. He showed me every area that he cleaned thorough out the whole process. Val was very spot-on, informative, knowledgable, helpful and most of all worked efficiently! He informed me that there is black mold growing in one part of the air duct system also and how to properly place the filters inside the slot and proper upkeep on the HVAC unit going forward. I will have to schedule another appointment for that to be done. He was kind enough to take off the old corroded, painted over white register vents and directly referred me to some one to put on new white ones. He also came back the next day, first thing in the morning to show me the proper way to set the thermostat so that the fan will not run all the time. I will definitely stay with Val's company and have the HVAC done next April as recommended by Val and refer him to any family or friends. Thank you Val for your HVAC and mold cleaning services 😊

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CrisRod Environmental LLC
5.0
from 17 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tiffany S.
Verified review

From the moment they walked into my house for a FREE ESTIMATED which I loved to the last day they completed the project they showed professionalism, punctuality and work ethic. I love the way my whole house look after the mold inspection and removal plus the floor tile and mastic on my basement. I truly RECOMMEND CRISROD for any asbestos or mold project in your house or commercial.

  • 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.

Tko Water Restoration
4.5
from 48 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 46 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
Verified review

TKO was extremely professional and responsive. I had surface mold that they removed. Completely satisfied with the workmanship. Ahmed is person with the utmost integrity

  • 6 years in business
  • 28 hires on Thumbtack
Williams K.
Verified review

These guys are great! Very honest, punctual, knowledgeable and will not try to take advantage of you when you have mold concerns. Mike will honestly tell you if any work has to be done. Saved me a lot of money as I got ripped off from another mold inspector.

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Restoration 1of Springfield
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Maria M.
Verified review

My technician, Mr. Graves, was extremely professional and thorough. He took the time to explain everything that he was doing throughout the entire process. He also came prepared with just about everything he could possibly need. While there he discovered I had a mold problem that was taken care of too. He took great care in ensuring that my things were not damaged which I definitely appreciated. I would not hesitate to use their services again. Maria

  • 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.

Unlimited Resources, Inc.
4.3
from 47 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Tina B.
Verified review

Our experience with Mr. James and his team was very pleasant. All of the guys were very knowledgeable and professional. They handled all permits and inspections necessary to complete the project. We noticed an infestation of mold growth in one of our properties. We were already contemplating remodeling this area of the basement anyway. We decided to not only remediate the mold but also to hang new drywall throughout the entire basement, install about 13 recessed lights with smart motion switches, slate tile flooring, and rough in and install a full bath in the space. James came in and offered my husband and I a lot of different options to reach our desired goal beyond the mold remediation. He also did the bathroom design, and suggested some beautiful tile combinations and we loved them all. In short we decided to go with James to do the work and the project went flawless. Very professional, clean within reason during a renovation, and very organized and personable. He kept us informed at every stage and there were no surprises. They completed the project in about10 days including county inspections. James followed up with us a month after the job was completed to make sure that everything ok. Great customer service!! We will definitely be using Unlimited Resources in the near future and have recommended James and his team to several people already.

  • 28 years in business
  • 220 hires on Thumbtack
Sherman G.
Verified review

Had a mold test done. Everything was done timely, and great communication! Highly recommend.

  • 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.

Vip-Restoration,Inc
4.6
from 19 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Desire' B.
Verified review

I hired VIP Steemer after another contractor, who was not on Thumbtack, took the first couple of insurance checks and walked off the job. With the way VIP Steemer came in and corrected a very complicated situation for our family, Mr. Iwundu and his team proved to be a God send for us! When VIP Steemer came to the job, the remediation had not been started and water damage and mold were still on walls, cabinetry and flooring. VIP Steemer got to work promptly re-negotiating with insurance companies and starting a proper and thorough remediation. In the middle of the remodel phase, 3 ft. of snow collapsed our roof. Before any further damage could be done to the home, Mr. Iwundu deftly handled the complex insurance problems and quickly repaired damage done by the snow. The remodel was beautiful. The workmanship was excellent. The materials they bought the job far exceeded my expectations. Above all I appreciated the honesty with which Mr. Iwundu and his team dealt with us. Where there were old piping and fixtures that needed replacing, the VIP Steemer team pro-actively identified and fixed problems. They repaired or replaced where it was needed instead of covering up or "patching-over" things that we as homeowners could have easily missed. Because of their thoroughness, honesty, and skill, VIP Steemer took what was a very difficult time for my family and me and helped to make our days a lot brighter!

MJ Home Services
4.7
from 38 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
Richard R.
Verified review

Just amazed at how fast and how professional these guys have been so far. We got our inspection on our basement water issue, and by the next evening had a full quote ready and booked the service. Haven't had the work done yet so this will update as we progress... so far AWESOME!!!

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Eco Pro Restoration
4.9
from 53 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 120 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
HanaLyn C.
Verified review

They scheduled an appointment right away. When they came, I was relieved to hear that the situation was not as dire as I had imagined. They told me the mold that I did have was just surface mold that could be removed easily with mold paint. They even did an inspection around the home to show me where the extra moisture was coming in and advised me on how I could correct the problem on my own without having to pay for their services.

All-Star Duct Cleaning, Inc.
4.7
from 13 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Theresa E.
Verified review

I spoke with Jennifer to set up my appointment. She patiently explained and answered all my questions. Got me all setup. The technician Russell was professional. I was very impressed with his knowledge on mold. I looked at the videos of my ducts I could see exactly what he was looking at. I found his honesty refreshing. I was going to add on a service and he said I didn't need it I could go with a less expensive choice. Wow. I was impressed start to finish. Highly recommend this company. Definitely will continue to use them.

  • 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.

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  • 3 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Andrew J.
Verified review

We are selling a home and a home inspection reported moisture within the basement walls. Not 60 seconds after I inquired with Dan (AdvantaClean) he was responding to me. He was on time for the appointment, explained to me exactly what he would do, and then did a complete analysis of the wall (scope, thermal, moisture meter, mold assessment, etc.) He and his team were extremely professional. Although I didn't end up needing any additional work, I'd hire Dan and his team for any future issue in this area of expertise. Additionally, I enjoyed knowing I was providing my business to a veteran.

Mold Control Services LLC
4.8
from 90 reviews
  • 140 hires on Thumbtack
Evelyn X.
Verified review

Michael Davis and his crew were outstanding. 10/10 and I highly recommend his services. My boyfriend and I have been sick for months and could not figure out why. When we noticed the black spots in our ceiling, we realized that it could be environmental causes. I got on thumbtack and found Mold Control Services and talked to the owner Michael. Before I even thoroughly started to explain our symptoms, he knew exactly what was wrong. He came the next day to do a free inspection. I questioned him about air quality tests and what not but he told us that there's no point in wasting our money to do one when he knows the mold is already there. When I spoke with some other local companies, they were charging about 300-400$ just to do some tests. With Michael, he came to my house to inspect the mold for free and told us what was wrong right away. He is so knowledgeable in his field. He told us exactly what type of mold he thought it was and when he cut open the dry wall, it was exactly what he said it was. He is very thorough in his work. He made sure that the air quality in my home was back to normal as well as removing the mold that was on my bathroom ceiling. He is fair on price and he makes sure that his customers are looked out for. I know that these types of services are confusing sometimes and every company does it differently but Michael does it right. If you have mold or suspect you have mold, you need to call Mold Control Services. Michael will tell you the truth, everything you need to know, and charge you a very fair price to get it removed. I highly recommend him.

  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Jay H.
Verified review

It was a pleasure working with Mr.Jordan and his guys. His 6 man crew did a great job removing mold contamination from my commercial building. I will be working with them again soon.

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  • 1 year in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heydsha C.
Verified review

Ansony was very professional. I hired ansony to check for mold and any air pollutant issues in the house as my family and I were having a lot of allergy issues at the recent house I purchased. He explained to us in very detail and clear what he found and how he could assist us with. He even answer a lot of question we had about other related issues in the house as well and provide us with possible solution ideas for those other issues. I highly recommend him.

Q & A

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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.

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.