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Trenton Mold Inspectors

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Property Recovery 911
4.8
from 61 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 90 hires on Thumbtack
Ray M.
Verified review

I'm was in the process of selling my mother's home after her death, when I discovered mold build up and dampness on one of the dinning room walls. Paul Messa was contacted and immediately arranged an onsight inspection. He evaluated the problem and his team was at the property the next day to start the mold removal process. The job was completely handled to my satisfaction, with no issues. All I can say is thank you to Paul and his team, not only for correcting the mold issue but advising me on further property issues, for which I employed his team agin to rectify.

  • 6 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Haig A.
Verified review

We had our home inspected for mold after a water leak. Leonard was very professional, knowledgable and friendly. We received a comprehensive and thorough report including laboratory results very quickly. I highly recommend his services for anybody who needs it.

AMS Restoration llc
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Bernadette B.
Verified review

Louis was very prompt, professional. Made sure my family was safe while mold remediation took place. Highly recommend.

  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Dave T.
Verified review

I have had the opportunity to work with Tom in a number of different settings,both volunteer and professional. Tom brings a high level of dedication and commitment to everything he does. His practical experience in the restoration field adds a dimension to his service in the testing & inspection field that sets him apart.

Top Pro
  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrice J.
Verified review

The gentleman were the consummate professionals, very knowledgeable and neat with their work. I'd highly recommend them to anyone in need of their services regarding mold remediation.

Four Leaf Restoration, LLC
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Justin J.
Verified review

I would highly recommend Michael Kurz and his company Four Leaf Restoration. Michael was very professional, he answered all of our questions and concerns and gave us best quote from 4 different companies here on Thumbtack. Michael took great care of our home while he and his crew were working and did an excellent job on all their work. Michael took care of our mold needs including encapsulating, fogging, cleaning, removing, and other types of mold remediation. He was able to accommodate our schedule and finish earlier then expected. Great guy, great work.

IPS Restoration
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Boz C.
Verified review

Terrific folks! I needed my basement cleaned after 17 years of no cleaning. They vacuumed the ceiling, cleaned walls and floor, wiped all items that had mold. They even organized the basement. Air scrubbers and dehumidifier. I would use them again.

  • 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.

  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Stephen M.
Verified review

Basement Waterproofing Specialists did a great job with their free inspection/estimate. Dave was punctual, friendly, thorough, and very informative. I learned a good deal about issues with my potential home that would inform my subsequent decisions regarding a purchase.

Manta Property Service Group
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel V.
Verified review

AdvantaClean did an excellent job of removing the mold from my basement. From the initial consultation to the final clean-up, everything was handled extremely professionally. I highly recommend this company.

frymar construction inc
4.9
from 10 reviews
  • 17 years in business
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Karyn H.
Verified review

Happy to find a mold remediation company that would replace drywall as well.

Timely Home Inspection, LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Maria J.
Verified review

We had a General home inspection, termite, radon and mold inspection done with Tim. He was extremely professional with fair pricing. Very knowledgeable without being pushy. I felt confidant in his report and his results were detailed and on time. I would certainly recommend for NJ home inspections.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Gloria B.
Verified review

RHK responded expeditiously to my request for mold remediation. Mr. Rajay Kapoor made an appointment that was conducive to my schedule. RHK arrived within several days to conduct an air quality test pinpointing the areas that needed remediation. The mold was removed, the surrounding areas were also treated to ensure that my home was free of toxins related to the mold. Both Rajay and Zack were very thorough when explaining the assessment and the process of remediation. Their timeline for the overall work was right on point. I was especially grateful to have the work completed within budget. I have to agree with the other clients, I am very satisfied with the professionalism, quality and reliability of RHK service. For this reason, RHK comes highly recommended. I will definitely use them again, if needed. Glorious July 8, 2015

  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Karen B.
Verified review

Robert worked on several plumbing problems I had. The first was two leaky bathroom faucets. I thought it was going to be necessary to replace the fixtures, but when Robert inspected it he found that for both it merely required replacing a valve, which was a quick and much less expensive fix. He even suggested a clearer for the lime deposit which had built up and it worked like a charm. Next came my leaky garbage disposal, which had been dripping for over a year. I kept a bowl under it to catch the water. It turned out that though the disposal was working the entire top was rusted and it needed to be replaced. The most difficult and time consuming part was the removal of the disposal since the bolts holding it in place had rusted tight along with the rest of the disposal. Robert used time and patience so that the integrity of my sink and cabinets remained and nothing else was damaged trying to loosen the bolts. Once that was done the rest of the job was completed very quickly and professionally. He even cleaned up after. The entire time was about four hours and this included shopping for the parts and the garbage disposal. I was extremely pleased.

Green Home Solutions
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Chris T.
Verified review

Joe quickly responded to my request and was onsite for an assessment. He confirmed what had been identified during a home inspection and fromthere provided a competitive estimate. His professionalism won us over and allayed concerns. More importantly, his rapid response time allowed us to quickly close on our home sale- which was as important as the mold remediation. As far as the work itself, Dave and Sean were professional, courteous, efficient and knowledgeable. I was very pleased with their process and quality of work. The end result was remediation in a timely manner. Highly recommended and able to accommodate tight timelines. Knowledgeable in their domain with competitive pricing.

Mold Doctor Proservices
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Rick G.
Verified review

These guys were awesome. Professional, thorough and prices were pretty good vs competitors. I hope we never have to, but I would definitely use Mold Doctor again.

  • 9 years in business
Anthony G G.
Verified review

our hot water heater broke and flooded into our master bedroom. While we did not have a major mold issue, it was clear that we needed mold remediation experts to resolve the issue. Our search landed us with MasonPro Restoration. They appeared to be a reputable company. Tony and his team came in quickly. He and his team were extremely efficient in their work. In addition to that, they ensured that we were aware and understood every step of the process. We highly recommend them for any mold remediation project. Very professional and effective in what they do. We are extremely happy with their work. Thanks!!!

  • 8 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Patrick J.
Verified review

Cleaned the mold off the basement floor joists in a timely manner. Very reliable and knowledgeable. Gave me some good advice for prevention of water damage. Highly recommended

ETS TESTING SERVICES
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Letha B.
Verified review

ETS came out and did a mold inspection. They provided very professional service and gave me a complete mold survey and report.

  • 21 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mike M.
Verified review

Having Mike and his team take care of the mold situation in my home was an excellent decision. they were very professional punctual and did excellent work. My family and I were back home the day we were promised. Couldn't be more pleased.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
TJ M.
Verified review

I was contacted by all state restoration first. Because I am moving and plan to negotiate my remediation needs with the buyer I did not use all state's service. But I feel like I received good free advice about my issue. I spoke with Sean. He took the time to look at pictures and tell me about the cleaning process and the potential costs right over the phone. Thanks All State Restoration

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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