Mold is quickly becoming one of the number one medical concerns in the Philippines today.
Mold Busters is finding that many homes, offices, shops, and factories in Manila and the Metro Manila area are discovering mold. Families and workers should worry because mold can negatively affect health and productivity.
But how can you tell if your walls, ceilings, floors have mold? After all, mold can resemble:
- paint or
- even inspect fecal matter
That’s why Mold Busters offers high quality professional mold testing services in the Philippines. Our motto is ‘it’s not mold until it’s tested’.
Why mold test?
Visual confirmation of mold is not enough to determine whether or not you need mold removal. Cleaning mold and mold remediation is impossible unless you have scientific reports about the kind of the mold present on your property.
Mold tests from Mold Busters are the right weapon to combat mold.
Mold Busters mold tests are taken as a surface sample from the suspected area or as an air test. These tests help answer four important questions:
- Is mold present?
- Which species of mold is present?
- What is the scale of the mold contamination?
- How best to remove the mold?
Mold testing is the first very important step in fixing your mold problem.
Why Mold Busters?
Mold Busters tests it’s samples through an independent lab so you can always trust our results.
A Mold Busters technician will visit your property to conduct a visual inspection and collect samples. We can return test results within a week and can expedite shipping at the request of customers in the Manila and Metro Manila area.
Our focus is on customer service, so we aim to make these tests as accessible as possible. Each mold test comes with official results from our partnered lab, and official reports are available to customers in the Philippines as well.
With 10 years of experience mold remediation – we even have a free mold inspection app available on Android, Apple, and Blackberry – you can trust our test results.
When should I do Mold Busters mold testing?
If you can see black, green, or pink spots on surfaces, you should start to worry about mold. Often these spots will be difficult to clean or will reappear regularly.
Black mold removal in particular is important, as it can have serious health consequences.
Besides spots, mold can also cause people in the property to begin to feel symptoms like:
- Puffy and red eyes
- Breathing issues
- Heart issues
- and even cancer
If you can see spots or begin to experience any of these symptoms, it’s time to mold test.
What causes mold?
There are many reasons that could explain the presence of mold on a property, and we look to work closely with the owner to get to the root of the mold. Reasons for the presence of mold include:
- Cracked roof or foundation
- Burst pipes and leaking
- Leaky taps, faucets and toilets
- Poorly insulated windows and doors
- High humidity and moisture
- Broken appliances
After an incident, hot and humid weather can speed up mold growth. Mold can begin to take root in as little as a week. Remember, getting the issue fixed promptly is crucial in containing the contamination and preventing mold spores from spreading to other areas of your property.
Thankfully Mold Busters technicians can test and begin to find solutions in as little as two days.
If you have had any of these events occur to your property in the Manila and Metro Manila area, call Mold Busters today for a mold test!