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Sandusky Mold Inspectors

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  • 33 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Daryl D.
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Michael went out of his way to meet at special time for our inspection. The realtor was very impressed with how thorough and knowledgeable he was!

SafeHouse Solutions, LLC
4.7
from 27 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 29 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew H.
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We had SafeHouse Solutions perform a follow up inspection after mold treatment at our house and they were prompt, knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to work with.

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Mold Purge and More
5.0
from 21 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Gene L.
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We had a white mold problem in the utility room in our basement. Emailed MP and receive a prompt reply and service. The service was done promptly at a fair price. The area was cleaned up nicely and I would use MP again if needed.

All American Bio Clean
4.6
from 15 reviews
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
Lynn R.
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They literally saved my life and now my house is orderly and beautiful because of their professional remodeling after mold removal. They worked hard to get rid of toxic black mold that had taken over our house and had caused me a lot of respiratory distress.

ABC Mold Removal
4.7
from 14 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Vlada D.
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Ed was great and did extra work because the mold was worse than what the inspector found but was really nice about it. Even took pictures to show how clean he was able to get it.

  • 6 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Steve S.
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I was selling a house and mold was found. Carly was very helpful they were able to get in right away to evaluate the area. Green home solutions had the best price and were able to do the treatment fast so we could close on time. I would highly recommend this service

  • 39 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Bankim N.
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George Abbo is a great professional ,very nice person, very punctual in time, an honest person who gives strait forward and best estimate for job and give legal contract in details prior to work starts. He is very much reliable and trustworthy for his words and promice. He has finished our two projects and working on third project now. He is very prompt in replying texting and phone calls. He is very efficient in what he does including carpentry,plumbing,drywalls, electrical, appliance install, ductwork, painting, flooring etc. he is very flexible and does his best to satisfy us even we change work-plans along the way. Thank God for George Abbo in our life to help us in Handyman works. I wish he lived close to Sterling Heights !

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Protective home inspections
4.8
from 9 reviews
  • 3 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Dennis F.
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Very good inspection,very helpful experience ,would recommend to anybody.

Erie Environmental
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 1 year in business
Edward M.
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Jake and his partner were quick with responding to my mold issue. Would highly recommend erie environmental to anyone.

  • 54 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Pat M.
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Great job!

Hayes Home Inspection
5.0
from 1 review
  • 9 years in business
Greg S.
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I was very pleased with the job steve did for us. He was at the home waiting for us when we got there and was very thorough and professional the entire time. He was very informative and didnt mind me asking questions as we went around the house. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a quality home inspection.

All Out Home Inspections
5.0
from 1 review
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Deacon L.
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Joe was on time, and he is a professional, he came ready for the job and complete it in a short time. Yery good. I am pleased with the work.

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Monroe Home Inspection is among the oldest and most widely respected names in the home inspection industry. With thousands of properties inspected throughout Southeast Michigan and Toledo,OH, we have the experience and expertise to accurately assess the condition of your property. Our professional standards put a quality home inspection report in your hands for your "peace of mind" review before your purchase.

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We are very very well trained and have the background experience in the industry. In other words we know what we are doing. We opened our business in June of 2002.

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Our services include mold remediation, water damage restoration, cleanup, hoarding cleanouts, and property damage restoration (due to flooding).

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We offer insurance restoration work which includes the following: * fire and smoke damage restoration * water and sewage mitigation * mold remediation * storm damage * vandalism repair * odor removal * dehumidification * contents cleaning * emergency board-ups * structure repair and cleaning * animal damage restoration * asbestos and lead paint removal * move out services We offer full-service structural restoration including emergency response, cleaning and repair. We service north central Ohio and work with all insurance companies. Unlimited Restoration, LLC is IICRC certified and EPA certified for lead paint removal. Our motto is "We care", and we apply this philosophy to every job no matter how large or small. We serve both commercial and residential customers.

  • 12 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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Regardless if you own one single home or business locally, or own or manage multiple properties for customers Nationwide you need help providing a SafeHouse First for the tenants and Second to limit your liability. SafeHouse First is a professional service created to assist property owners and their management companies find the answer when facing needed repairs, possible water and mold problems or remodeling services. Let us get our eyes on the situation you are faced with first and we will supply you a report and document the conditions. Also at no cost to you we can also conduct a visual Water Damage and Limited Indoor Mold Assessment. Once your needs are determined, we can handle the work flow and locate the contractor to do the work required. Once complete we'll provide proof afterwards that the work has been completed. Call Us Today to discuss your individual needs.

  • 13 years in business
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Crown Inspection Solutions provides general home inspections, radon testing, and pest inspections under the ASHI guidelines for all of northeast Ohio since 1999.

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Here at Mike's Home Inspection Service, we treat the customer like our family. Whether you're buying, selling, or just looking to see what shape your home is in, Mike's Home Inspection Service is for you. My name is Michael Federico, and I'm currently studying at Penn Foster and majoring in home inspection. I have joined ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors). I inspect everything inside and outside of the house. I do roofs, windows, doors, walls, house foundations, attics, crawlspaces, and so much more.

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I am a certified inspector of The American Society of Home Inspectors. I do home and building inspections for buyers and sellers.

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.

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