Our mold services
Certified mold assessment after flood and water damage
Detecting the source of moisture and/or water intrusion
Inspection for visible and hidden mold behind walls.
Air testing for airborne mold spores
Mold testig in HVAC system
Mold testing of indoor surfaces
Detailed indoor mold level analysis from certified independent laboratory
Define mold removal and remediation protocol
Post Mold Remediation Verification inspection and indoor air quality testing
Call: (813) 327-1706
How much does a mold inspection cost in Florida?
A certified mold inspector charge in the range of $300 to $400 for a small to medium size home. For larger homes or for multiple sampling, and more comprehensive inspection the cost increases to $700 to $900 range.
When to call for mold inspection?
Home Buying Mold Inspections
When mold is found during home inspection, your next best step is to call for a certified mold inspector. Keep in mind that home inspection is not mold inspection.
Mold Inspections & Mold Assessment
When you need to test for indoor mold call a certified mold inspector. Mold inspection and mold assessment are not the same.
- Mold Inspection
- Mold Assessment
What are the signs of mold in your home?
Musty smell in your home indicates mold growth that is caused by excess moister or high humidity level indoor.
If you experience flu-like or allergic symptoms while you are in your home and they stop when you are outside
Water damage causes mold growth. Mold will grow if water and wet materials are not removed from indoor within 48 hours.
History of mold
Hidden mold can remain in your home if you tried removing it yourself or hired someone who did a poor job removing it.
Did you know?
On average we spend 90% of our time indoor. The concentration of pollutants indoor are often 5 times higher compared to outdoor air.
80% of Americans are unaware of the elevated levels of indoor mold contaminations.
Humidity, history of water damage and poor building practice create mold contamination indoor regardless of the age of the home.
40% of people develop asthma living in moldy homes
50% of homes nationwide have mold issues
90% of chronic sinus infections are because of mold
Health effects of mold
Mold isn’t always visible. It can hide behind walls, under floors, behind your shower and bathtub enclosure. Elevated levels of mold indoor can cause the following symptoms:
Eye irritation - itchy eye
Cold and flu like symptoms
Sore, dry throat
Dizziness and fatigue
Wheezing or shortness of breath
Brain fog (difficulty focusing)
What can you do and how ARKO Mold Inspection can help ?
The fuel for mold growth is moister and high humidity.
Inspect moister intrusion or water leak events on a regular basis
Clean up any spills and water leaks as soon as they happen.
Cross ventilate your house with fresh air regularly.
Contain the area that you identified with mold by covering it with a plastic sheet
Call a licensed mold assessor and have your home tested for mold. Ask for a mold remediation protocol.
Do not procrastinate. Protect your home and your family’s health. This could save you thousands of dollars in repair and doctor’s visits.