MOLD TESTING AND ANALYTICAL PROCEDURES
Mold samples are collected and handled following
the proper chain-of-custody as established by PRO-LAB/SSPTM, INC.
PRO-LAB/SSPTM, INC. analyzes the air samples to
determine the type(s) and amount of mold spores present at the time of
Surface samples are analyzed to determine the
type(s) of mold spores present at the time of collection.
PRO-LAB/SSPTM, INC. analysis report will give a
definitive result of the existence of an “elevated” or “not elevated” mold
condition, of sample collection area, at the time of the sample collection.
Lab results are usually available on the 3rd
(third) business day after date of sample collection.
Guidelines to consider to determine the number of
samples recommended per house:
As a general rule, one indoor air sample is
necessary per 1000 square feet of conditioned living area, unless there are
multiple central air return vents, additional floor levels, or complaint of a
suspect mold area in the home.
In addition, an outdoor air sample is required to
be collected as a base comparison to the indoor air sample(s) collected.
Surface samples are recommended when a location
of suspect mold is visible.
(Actual number of samples will be determined and
agreed upon on site)