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Mold Services

Havona Environmental will provide certified field personnel for all on site mold inspections.

Mold inspection services include the following:
• Conduct investigation for possible water intrusion and mold growth
• Use thermal imaging camera to help aid in investigation
• Collect appropriate samples to help aid in investigation
• Providing accredited laboratory analysis
• Preparing a written report with all findings and recommendations

Mold Overview
Molds produce tiny spores to reproduce. Mold spores waft through the indoor and outdoor air continually. When mold spores land on a damp spot indoors, they may begin growing and digesting whatever they are growing on in order to survive. There are molds that can grow on wood, paper, carpet, and foods. When excessive moisture or water accumulates indoors, mold growth will often occur, particularly if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or un-addressed. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture. (EPA)

Health Effects
Molds can produce allergens, irritants and potentially carcinogenic mycotoxins. However, for each individual the effects associated with mold exposure can vary based on an individual’s sensitivity to mold. The following is a list of health effects connected to mold exposure:
• Headaches
• Skin Rash
• Eye, Nose, Throat Irritation
• Asthma
• Allergic Reactions
Dead or alive, mold spores can cause allergic reactions in some people.