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Rochester Mold Inspectors

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Mike Theodore
5.0
from 27 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Scott L.
Verified review

I own a home inspection and work with Mike often. I refer them because of their professionalism, and customer service.

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RemSafe Restorations, LLC
5.0
from 18 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jeff Donna G.
Verified review

After attempting to tackle a mold/mildew problem in our attic, I decided it would be best handled by a professional with the right equipment, materials, and experience. We found RemSafe Restorations on Thumbtack and I contacted Brian for an inspection and estimate. He immediately replied and said he'd be able to take a look at it that early evening. I was discouraged by my attempt at cleaning up, but Brian set my mind at ease and assured me it could be successfully remediated. After his inspection, he left and e-mailed me with a quote that same evening. It seemed reasonable and fair to me after spending several hours trying myself and making little progress. He offered an additional preventative treatment with a 10 year guarantee which I did not hesitate to go for. Brian showed up at 7:30 AM within 4 days of our initial contact. First day was the removal treatment. Second day was the preventative. I am so pleased with the results. The area is fresh and clean smelling, no mess, and no disruption of our daily routine. Brian is a true professional with a great attitude and very pleasant to work with. I highly recommend RemSafe should you require any mold removal, and would not hesitate to call on them for the water damage and smoke restoration services they also offer.

AMH Inspections
4.7
from 15 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Liza J.
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Services performed: mold remediation throughout the whole house, installation of a vapor barrier on dirt basement and bathroom demolition. I cannot say enough of wonderful things about Lonnie and his work. He went above and beyond his job description, and we were extremely happy with the results. In addition, not being from the area, we needed a few more things done around the house and Lonnie helped us get in touch with some of the other contractors in the area. Lonnie is an honest, hardworking individual who does what he says. I would highly recommend Lonnie and AMH Inspections to anyone.

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Green Home Solutions
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Tami L.
Verified review

Mike is very knowledgeable and thorough. He was able to explain why we have mold, what we are doing right, and outlined a plan of action for us. We are still working with him and another specialized mold remediator to (1) rid the museum of mold and (2) to take the steps needed to prevent recurrence.

Lowell Restorations
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
William M.
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Ray and his crew showed up on time and did a fantastic job on the mold remediation in my attic with plenty of time before we had to close. He explained the process in clear and concise terminology so I could understand what was being done. I would recommend him for any home improvement job. Bill M.

JT's Coastal Coatings
4.3
from 8 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Bill C.
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Tyler did an outstanding job on our ceilings for the entire house at a very reasonable price. I also needed some shutters repainted which he included in the price. While he was doing the shutters he mentioned the mold on the fascia boards and that he would take care of it, which he did at no added cost, he also removed mold on my shed, again at no cost. Since we are selling the house I had him repaint the front railings which turned out great!! Tyler is very, very meticulous and takes pride in his craftsmanship. He is a very polite person as well. Do not hesitate to hire him!

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Danny B.
Verified review

When I called New England Remediation, I talked to a very knowledgeable woman. When she came out to my house, she was very personable. When the workers came out to do the mold job in question. They were very cautious of my floors where they were walking and they contained the room that they had to work from so nothing got out into the air and spread through out the house. They cleaned everywhere they had been when the job was complete. I can’t say enough for this company. I will use them again!!!!!

Lindsey H.
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I have just had a home Inspection in Febuary of 2011 and Mark was a great help if I had a puzzled look on my face he went and explained what he was doing and why this would help me. If I had a question he went and answered it so that I was to understand what and why.As a young woman buying her first home I would call and have mark help me with this again if I need this service..great job Mark and thanks for answering all my questions.

  • 28 years in business
Susan E.
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We needed an emergency carpet cleaning prior to a final inspection before closing on the sale of our home, and Soil Away was able to accommodate us quickly and easily with very little notice. Professional and courteous service.

A-1 Mold Pro
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Mark R.
Verified review

I worked with Dana for a few months on several different mold remediation jobs and he has done a lot of work on my own house. He is extremely detailed and precise in his work and in protecting the building in which he is working. His work ethic is that hard work and persistence pays off.

Gaudet Inspection LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 8 years in business
Tony B.
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I would personally recommend Mr. Gaudet to anyone who wanted a high quality service! Quick responses,very knowlegable, he did a total, comprehensive inspection of my property ,going into every nook and crany and not afraid to get dirty or answer all of my questions...I was totally satisfied and got more than my moneys worth and highly recommend him as a trusted expert at what he does!!

Jim Dye Home Inspections
5.0
from 1 review
  • 23 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Peter E.
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Jim did the job in a very professional manner.

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
George B.
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GHS provided me with fast, friendly service! Their prices were very affordable. Lucas and Cassie Benson were both a pleasure to work with! George Bentas

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We offer the following services: * Property solutions and repair * Tenant ll relations * Mortgage solutions * Home inspections * Sales, rentals and management

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I provide inspection of property before passing of papers for a sale. I also provide inspection of the area around the building and also inside of all the areas of construction that was used when the building was under construction.

  • 18 years in business
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At Octagon Cleaning and Restoration, we offer our signature high-quality cleaning and remediation services. We're experts in specialized cleaning, water and fire damage restoration, mold remediation, and indoor air-quality-related issues for families and businesses in Maine and New Hampshire. Our commitment to excellent service and customer satisfaction shows in everything we do, and it's the reason we continue to be a top choice for homeowners, insurance professionals, corporations and property management firms throughout the great state of Maine and New Hampshire. We provide mold remediation, water damage restoration, carpet cleaning, air duct cleaning, and more for residential and commercial clients. Octagon Cleaning & Restoration is your Maine & New Hampshire cleaning services specialist! Our firm is IICRC certified and are proud members of the Better Business Bureau, which means we adhere to a strict code of ethics and use approved cleaning and restoration methods. We are located in Windham, Maine, with an office in Barrington, New Hampshire.

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Scenic Home Inspections is licensed in NH and provides thorough inspections, detailed reports, and utilizes state-of-the-art thermographic imaging equipment. We inspect every home from top to bottom to help prevent costly surprises and provide a detailed written report of our findings - complete with images. Our report could save you thousands or provide peace of mind.

  • 4 years in business
About

I present a honest and thorough inspection, with a complete report. I answer all your questions and point thing out as I go along,it's going to be your home, and I will make sure it's safe. I love finding things,makings you get what your paying for. I leave no stone unturned.

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LSM Inspection Services is an independently-operated, fully-insured, New Hampshire-licensed and InterNACHI-certified property inspection company, specializing in residential, townhouse, condominium, new construction (phase) and builder warranty inspections. We will provide you with an unbiased, comprehensive and honest evaluation of the property you are considering to purchase. We work for you, the potential home buyer, only. Utilizing sophisticated reporting software and equipment, we produce comprehensive, full-narrative inspection reports, including digital photographs of any notable conditions. We serve all of southeastern New Hampshire.

About

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. We love that we get to help people in a time of need. Over the years we have seen some really bad situations and we are happy to say that we are often the first step in the right direction in terms of recovering property.

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If you're buying or selling a home, have it inspected so that you know what problems may exist. We have 35 years experience in the residential construction market. Let our experience bring you comfort in knowing what you are buying or selling before its to late. We also offer water and radon testing, if needed. Our basic inspection fee for a home up to 3000 sq. feet is $325.00.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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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