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Massapequa Park Mold Inspectors

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DRI SERVICES
4.5
from 47 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 59 hires on Thumbtack
Eustace M.
Verified review

Sealed off my crawl space in my basement and also treated my newly renovated basement that I was starting to have Mold issues with. Since Dri Basement serviced my home, I have not had any more issues.

  • 9 years in business
  • 58 hires on Thumbtack
William S.
Verified review

Great work on mold testing with quick and comprehensive results and very helpful on options and advice on processing potential claims or positioning for potential legal action. They take care of everything for you.

  • 10 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Premila C.
Verified review

I am very happy with the detailed report from Jenny Luca and the way she conducted the Mold Assessment on my apartment. She came on time and explained every thing she was doing and kept asking me questions relating to the reason for the job.

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Air Quality Insights, LLC
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Edward N.
Verified review

I appreciate the testing Air Quality Insights provided before I purchased my first home. Although I knew it was a fixer upper, they came in and tested for lead and mold. They saved me a tremendous amount of expense on mold remediation. As a result I was able to better negotiate the price of the home.

Green Restoration Group LLC
4.9
from 16 reviews
  • 15 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
David G.
Verified review

"They are professional, curious and reasonably priced. They are also very good to their staff. I am now using Green Restoration LLC on a consistent basis and would recommend them to someone looking for a mold remediation.Very affordable and the quality of work is very impressive. We were very surprised how fast the job was done. We hired independent mold inspector after they finished the job and he asked if we had a mold at all :) . We had 3 positive tests from the lab . Thank you very much "

Green Home Solutions
5.0
from 15 reviews
  • 25 hires on Thumbtack
Carrie P.
Verified review

David and his team are extraordinary, and I cannot recommend them enough for a quality mold remediation. David provided me with a thorough initial assessment of my space, and he took the time to explain and educate me. He and his team worked efficiently, resulting in a clean, safe, and sanitized basement in just a few hours. They were professional and courteous throughout the entire process.

  • 4 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Linda L.
Verified review

I had a mold inspection and Ms Luca was very efficient and did my complete home quickly and competently. I was very pleased with her performance and received my results in a prompt manner

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  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
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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.

  • 10 years in business
James E.
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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.

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.

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TKOR Solutions
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Margaret W.
Verified review

We hired tkor to remove some mold from the drywall behind our kitchen cabinet. They did an excellent job carefully removing the cabinet and remediating the mold. Kahil was excellent and so helpful. My cat's asthma attacks have already subsided now that the mold is gone.

Flag Enterprises
5.0
from 7 reviews
  • 27 years in business
Kathleen P.
Verified review

From start to finish everyone I spoke to was knowledgeable and respectful of me and my property. The men who actually did the work did a great job. When I first noticed the mold it really upset me. Gary Sands calmed me down, explained what need to be done and assured me that he would be available to answer any questions or concerns I may have and he was. If you look online re: mold remediation you will get an education. I got 3 estimates and Flag did what is recommended on line. You will not be sorry if you use Flag Enterprises. Thanks Kathleen,

  • 27 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew D.
Verified review

I hired them to do my inspection in Staten Island. Mark was the best. He is very knowledgeable. Every question we asked was answered like he was expecting it. Report we got was 35 pages. We also order x-ray of the house. Mark found leak in the ceiling using x-ray camera. We were able to get 15G discount based on this inspection. Defiantly recommend Mark.

  • 3 years in business
James H.
Verified review

We had mold in our basement from a leak in our bathroom we didn't know we had. The toilet in our guest bathroom had a very slow leak which over time caused mold to grow. Restoration 1 looked at the problem called a plumber for us and took care of the whole process of removing the mold and contaminated material. Then they restored the basement. It looks great!

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.

  • 13 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Brielle G.
Verified review

My apartment appeared to have mold in my bathroom and I was lost as to what I should do- I am a tenant renting a place and heard all different stuff. Spencer gave me his honest opinion, giving me the background into similar mold problems and suggested that I do not need work done giving my move soon. It is comforting to hear this from a free conversation. If I ever do mold work in the future, I would definitely feel comfortable using Spencer and his company.

R.D.L. Home Inspections
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Adrian B.
Verified review

He was very accommodating with my timeline to get the inspection done. I needed him last minute and he made it happen. Very thorough and definitely made me feel like he was working for me. Report was very straight forward and easy to read. I would definitely use his services again on my next home purchase. Thank you Ron!!!!!

  • 51 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Nathalie Q.
Verified review

Robert was prompt to answer, helpful, friendly and came to inspect the mold within 30 minutes of getting in contact with me. I strongly recommend his services!!

Global Mold Solutions Llc
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 2 years in business
Frances P.
Verified review

They even did a area of concern for free. Highly recommend

BioClean, LLC
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 31 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Jaimin S.
Verified review

Dennis and Brian were great, very detailed explanation of every tool used and how it benifts. I had Dennis and Brian over for mold in the basement, let's just say I would recommend these guys far easy to work with and very professional. I highly recommend.

Prime mold removal
5.0
from 1 review
  • 2 years in business
Adi A.
Verified review

I called a few companies to get an idea about how it will cost to fix a moldy wall at my basement. The guy that answered was by far the nicest and took the time to explain everything to me . So for me that was an easy choice. They came the day after and started working promptly, they did everything that they said they would and left no mess behind.

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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