A mold inspection includes the following:
• Detailed documentation of the history of the problem
• Visual inspection of all areas of concern utilizing thermal imaging technology
• Quantitative air, cavity (wall, floor, ceiling), and surface sampling
The object to killing mold is to kill its “roots”. Mold remediation involves the need to disinfect wood and wood-based building materials, all of which are porous materials. Thus, chlorine bleach should not be used in mold remediation as confirmed by OSHA’s Mold Remediation/ Clean Up Methods guidelines. The use of bleach as a mold disinfectant is best left to kitchen and bathroom countertops, tubs and shower glass, etc. …….