Mold Testing Equipment

Mold Testing Equipment

Mold is like the best hide-and-seek player in the secret world of our homes and buildings. We're lucky at O2 Mold Testing that we have the knowledge to find these tricky plants. With a tech twist, our team goes deep into the world of mold tests to find those sneaky mold spores hiding in all the cracks and crevices of your home.


How to Get Ready for a Mold Inspection?

Getting ready is the first step to an effective mold hunt. Here's what you need to do to get ready for a skilled mold inspection:

  1. Room Reconnaissance: Do a full sweep of any areas that you think might have mold and make sure they are ready for the inspector.
  2. Furniture Shuffle: Move furniture and tools around to find those sneaky places where mold is hiding.
  3. Water Problems: Get rid of things that have been ruined by water, and clean up areas that are known for having a lot of junk.


Gadgets for Mold Testing

Our mold-finding kit looks like it came from a spy:

Moisture Meters

These tools are necessary for finding places where mold could grow.

Air Sampling Devices

Microbial air sampling tools carefully take samples and run them through a series of traps and culture plates to see which microbes are the strongest.

Surface Sampling Toolkit

We collect surface samples for a close look under the microscope to find the mold culprits. We do this by swabbing and taping.

The Infrared and Thermal Cameras

Like X-ray eyes for mold. They use infrared technology to find temperature signs of mold growth and moisture.

Digital Hygrometers and Psychrometers

Keep track of the weather inside, letting you know when it's mold-friendly.


It is flexible mold tools with cameras that can get into hard-to-reach places to spy on mold in its hidden homes.

Bioaerosol Sampling Devices

They pick up biological pollutants in the air, like mold spores.


Mold Test Arsenal in Business Settings

We have the following mold-busting tools. Tests that can be seen include size, tape, and finger tests, which are all pretty standard.

  • Airborne Mold Detectives: This app does regular and special ops tests to find mold spores in the air.
  • The high-tech ERMI and ARMI tests can help with DNA-based sleuthing.
  • Mycotoxin Recon: Finding the bad things that mold makes.


Mold Testing Process

There are a few important steps you need to take before you can start skilled mold testing:

Mold reconnaissance is a thorough eye search of your property to find mold that can be seen and places where mold could grow.

  1. Sample Collection Mission: To find out more about mold, our team starts swabbing, taping, and taking air samples.
  2. Lab Analysis Adventure: The samples that were gathered are taken to a separate lab, where they are put through a tough test to find out what kinds of mold they are and how concentrated they are.
  3. Report: You get a story of what was found, along with personalized suggestions for getting rid of mold and avoiding it in the future.


How to Test for Mold Clearance: The Victory Lap

We do mold clearance testing after mold removal using tools like ATP tests to make sure the return to Normal Fungal Ecology (NFE). It's kind of like making sure the mold is over.

Picking a Way to Test for Mold

To choose the right mold test, you need to think about things like time, cost, and the effectiveness of a do-it-yourself test vs. a professional test. Professional mold tests may cost more, but they are more thorough and accurate than anything a DIY could do.


Testing for Mold at O2 Mold Testing

To make a master plan for mold control, you need to be able to understand the results of mold tests. We look at everything, including the health of the people living there, sight and smell tests, the history of the property, and external factors.

At O2 Mold Testing, our qualified experts are ready to give you good environmental advice, accurate testing, and good cleanup. Get in touch to make sure your space is mold-free and to get expert advice on how to test for and get rid of mold.


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