Mold is found everywhere around the world. When you are hiking, you see mold growing on trees, which doesn’t affect you at all, it can even make for great photos. On the other hand, mold in the home is devastating. Mold detection with thermal imaging from Envirotex near Woodbridge, VA may seem extreme but once mold has set in, getting rid of it consumes, time, money and even your health.
Mold is a fungus that thrives on dead organic material like leaves, plants and most importantly in your home. In large quantities, mold is green, black or blue in color on the surface.
Mold needs water to grow, just like us humans. It also needs oxygen and warm temperatures. When it has these three ingredients a mold spore will quickly embrace the conditions. While water is the ideal growth agent for mold, damp air combined with high humidity will also satisfy the needs of mold.
Mold spreads in a particular area via minute hairs that can multiply rapidly with the new segments of fungus thriving as long as the key sources, water, oxygen and warm temperatures are present. Mold also generates spores that act like seeds. When these spores are released into the air, they can survive in a variety of climates waiting patiently for the right growing conditions to come along where they will then thrive and now mold has spread to a new source. Mold spores are nearly impossible to get rid of, therefore preventing their needs for growth is the best way to ensure mold does not invade your home.
Mold detection using thermal imaging from Envirotex near Woodbridge, VA is a common safeguard for people who are looking to potentially purchase a house. While the house may look great to the naked eye, inside the walls anything could be happening. Mold detection using thermal imaging from Envirotex is able to pick up what the naked eye cannot.
About Envriotex Environmental Services
Established in Northern Virginia in 2000, Envirotex Environmental Services was founded on military service. While serving his country, the company's owner Mr. Freeman gained vast knowledge and experience in the environmental services field. His expertise in air monitoring and hazardous materials testing prepared him for his post-military career.
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The job was to remove all the old rock-wool insulation and 60-years of dust, bird droppings, and dirt from the attic so that new fiber glass insulation could be installed. Dan's team of workers did a super job in cleaning the attic of all this stuff. I could find nothing remaining between the joist or in corners of the attic. It was so clean that you could have food served on the floor in the attic. They were on-time, completed the work as scheduled, and the work team was professional, organized, and experienced. Highly recommend Envirotex.
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The attic looks great. Again, thank you for your rapid response, great job and going the extra mile.
Great customer service. Reviewed quite a few and found Daniel Freeman, Pres/CEO of Envirotex to be the most knowledgeable and professional of all. Also the most experienced! We would highly recommend this company. (He was very tolerant of all my questions about the inspection and how the treatment would be handled!)