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If you’ve got a mold infestation in Woodbridge VA or surrounding areas, you need to call Mold Metrix. In addition to causing extensive property damage, mold can also pose serious health risks if left untreated. At Mold Metrix, we utilize sophisticated testing equipment to conduct thorough mold inspections. Call us now at (833) 200-9444 or Text us at (571) 554-5091 for a free, no-obligation quote.
Molds are not only pesky but also hazardous. They release poisonous substances known as mycotoxins that can cause severe illnesses and even death in both humans and animals. In fact, prolonged mold exposure can cause adverse side effects on your nervous, respiratory, and immune systems. Exposure to mold contamination can also affect your overall health in bold and subtle ways.
Fortunately, Mold Metrix can help you detect and eliminate mold contamination in your home or business in Woodbridge, Dale City, Dumfries, Lakeridge and the surrounding areas. We have a certified team of mold testing and mold remediation experts that will provide you with safe and affordable solutions to solve all of your mold-related problems.
Contact us today at (833) 200-9444 for a free estimate.
Water damage restoration & water removal is a step by step, detail oriented progress. We understand the importance of proper water damage cleanup response.
As the most reliable water damage restoration service nearest you, our methods include a master level, IICRC certified approach to effectively restoring your home or office to a normal, “pre-loss” condition. We strive to provide our customers with an experience of comfort and satisfaction, even in the middle of a stressful water damage project.
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We know that your time and resources are valuable, which is why we offer complete water damage restoration and water damage cleanup services, including water damage repair.
With over 50 years combined experience in the Restoration Industry, Metrix Restoration offers a highly specialized and detail oriented approach to water removal and water damage projects.
As certified water damage restoration and remediation experts serving the DMV area, it is our duty and honor to ensure that we effect and maintain the highest level of indoor environment quality for our customers home and office.
MOLD REMEDIATION IN WOODBRIDGE VA
Mold remediation is more than just using bleach or baking soda on the mold-infested area. In fact, it is a tedious and complex process that involves spore testing, mold detection, moisture mapping, containment, decontamination, and so much more. At Mold Metrix, our team of mold professionals will leave no stone unturned and will search your attics, crawlspaces, basements, and HVAC systems to identify & eliminate the root cause of your mold problem.
At Mold Metrix, we will safely and efficiently detect, test, and remove molds in your home or business so you can get back on your feet as soon as possible. Our qualified team is dedicated to providing you with prompt and comprehensive mold testing and removal services at a price that won’t break your budget. We are also fully licensed, insured, and committed to upholding the IICRC industry standards to provide quality services that you can trust. Furthermore, we also give discounts to the members of the military, first responders, and to the elderly.
MOLD REMOVAL QUALITY ASSURANCE
Quality assurance is key to mold remediation projects, which is why we adhere IICRC remediation standards and company better business operating procedures so that we are able to offer a service warranty with each remediation project.
We are proud to provide our communities with these valuable services while also educating the public on the importance of a healthy home. Schedule your free mold estimate today and earn 5% cash back by mentioning this offer.
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Professional Mold Inspections & Mold Testing in Woodbridge VA
After a leak or flood, your property can quickly become a breeding ground for harmful molds and bacteria triggering serious health problems such as allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. Saturated building materials are not always easy to detect, turning your home or office into a health hazard without your awareness. Professional mold testing is a simple and essential step to ensuring the safety of your family and customers. Sampling and laboratory analysis may not be recommended for every project but is mandatory for a definitive assessment. No inspector can state as a “legal fact” that you are experiencing a mold infestation without proper testing for confirmation.
There are three main ways for collecting mold samples — lift, swab, and spore trap.
Lift and swab samples are used for direct surface sampling. For example, swab samples may be better suited for drywall and studs while lift samples may be used for collecting carpet or drape samples. These two methods are excellent for post-remediation testing. Collected samples are always categorized with a proper chain of custody and sent to an independent laboratory for a full analysis.
Spore trapping or “air sampling” is most desirable for determining the risk of exposure and linking adverse health symptoms to mold contamination. Whenever air samples are collected inside of a building, at least one air sample must also be collected outside for comparative analysis.
3 Rules to follow when buying a property with water damage or mold.
Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a savvy real estate investor, this article has been prepared with you in mind. As an IICRC Certified Master Water Damage Expert, I wish to share with you three critical details about purchasing a home or office with mold contamination.
Rule 1- Have the property inspected.
Once the property has been inspected, carefully review the inspection report and ask questions. Research the company that provided the home inspection and find out about the services they offer.
All home inspections were not created equally, so it is in your best interest to find out what kind of inspection was performed. For example, the company may offer a “basic” and a “complete” inspection; of course, the complete inspection will be much more thorough than the basic inspection.
Also, keep in mind that most home inspectors are not certified mold/water damage professionals and will often miss not so obvious signs of mold growth and water damage.
People looking to sell a home or office will often opt for bare minimum services, it is your duty as the buyer to ensure the documents of service presented are sufficient to meet your specific needs.
Rule 2- Review the estimates.
Once water damage or mold has been discovered and sited in the inspection report, one of your buying conditions should be that the seller have the damage restored to what is known as a “Condition 1” or normal microbial levels before purchase. Additionally, your buying conditions should dictate that the contracted service provider be an IICRC certified AMRT-applied microbial remediation technician, which also means the service provider will be IICRC WRT-water restoration technician. The IICRC or Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification is the primary certification and standard setting organization for the mold remediation industry. Regulations for mold abatement in DC and MD are relaxed, but licensing is required for “local” and “full scale” containment projects; however, in VA. there are no licensing requirements.
The seller is most likely to agree to get three estimates but is also most likely to choose the lowest bid. To ensure your seller doesn’t simply choose the lowest bidder regardless of work quality, review the estimates yourself. A proper remediation project scope will be prepared using Xactimate software, which is industry standard, and prepared according to the ANSI S520 and S500 IICRC mold abatement and water damage standards. Also, before providing an estimate, an IICRC Certified AMRT will inspect and may find mold or water damage missed by the home inspector. Many times, sellers will only want what is noted in the home inspectors report remediated, which may still leave you with an unresolved mold problem.
Rule 3- Get it tested.
As a final condition, the mold remediation effort should be tested, do not simply accept an invoice for services rendered. According to IICRC ANSI S520, testing should be conducted while containment is still intact and after air filtration has ceased for at least 12-24 hours. Air samples in addition to swab or lift samples should be collected from remediation zones (condition 3 and condition 2 areas). An air sample of the ambient air outside must also be taken. Air born mold and mildew should not exceed 10% of the air born mold and mildew of the outside sample, all swab or lift sample should read rare or non-detect.
Metrix Restoration is your premier Emergency Water Removal, Flood Damage Restoration, Mold Remediation and Indoor Air Quality, Carpet Cleaning & Reconstruction service provider in Woodbridge Virginia, Prince William county, Fairfax county, Stafford county, Fredericksburg, Manassas, Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Montgomery county Maryland, Prince Georges county Maryland and surrounding areas.