We have been providing professional, friendly and qualified indoor air quality assessments and testing for
families, businesses, schools, realtors and building contractors in Southwest Florida since 1999.
We have been the leader in radon testing and mold inspections for Naples,
Bonita Springs, Estero and Fort Myers, FL for more than 15 years.
Our acac.org Certified Indoor Environmentalist were among the first in Florida to qualify as licensed mold assessors, #2 and #5.
Mold testing (mold air sampling) alone is not used to determine if a home has a mold problem. Air Sampling alone
indicates the need for further investigation and/or helps determine the extent of a mold contamination.
Homebuyers that have a "mold test" (mold air sampling) performed during their pre-purchase inspection should
understand the seriousness of Aspergillusmold growth often indicated by air sampling.
Mold is always a concern for Florida
homebuyers, you should understand that "mold tests" (mold air sampling) cannot tell you if a home has a mold problem.
Mold air sampling results can be affected by many factors, simply vacuuming prior to air sampling can give a false "elevated"
mold count. A visual inspection (assessment) is required to determine if there is a mold contamination in a home. Your
mold inspection report must document any suspected mold and identify the source or cause of the mold growth. Mold tests (mold
air sampling/air quality tests) can indicate that further investigation is needed and also are used to determine the extent
of a mold contamination.
Plumbing leaks are common in bathrooms and often a source of mold growth. Inspection
report should include infrared & digital photos to document areas of concern. At least 3 and generally 4 photos
of moisture intrusion are best help remediator identify and cleanup right area.
You must have a comprehensive and detailed inspection report for the best remediation job.
Our easy to understand and very detailed mold assessment (inspection) reports
for Ft Myers, Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and all of SW Florida provide client with the information required to have remediation work done properly.
Our reports for Naples, Bonita Springs and all SW Florida
are improved on an ongoing basis to best serve our clients. Contact our office to 'see' a sample report. We can email a sample
report which is not current, but has what you should expect from any Naples mold inspection report. We have several
companies that copy our reports and are always eager to see updated versions. We have the most detailed and easy to understand
reports in our area.
Radon testing should be performed for every home purchase in Naples and Bonita Springs.
Our experience (over 20,000 radon tests performed since 1999) indicates about
half the condos have elevated radon levels. Whether you are buying in a two story structure or a high rise unit you should
request a radon test from a FL DOH certified radon measurement business.
We perform hundreds of radon tests each year
in schools and assisted living facilities.
You NEVER decide a home or structure
has a mold contamination based solely on Mold Air Sampling alone.
You DO NOT call the remediation company based on just air sampling.
Our mold assessment is to determine the sources, locations, and extent of mold
growth in a building and to determine the conditions that caused the mold growth.
Our mold assessment includes a visual inspection to identify the presence of visible mold and/or excessive,
unplanned moisture intrusion (past and present). Our visual assessment will include documenting suspected mold growth, musty
odors, moisture damage and damp building materials and conditions. Mold assessment also includes mold air sampling to help
determine the extent of any mold contamination.
Mold Inspectors (assessors) cannot do an inspection and cleanup
on same job within 12months.
Naples and Bonita Springs consumers should
be aware that some local home inspector / mold inspectors are inspecting for mold and then offering to remediate the mold.
They find it, clean it up and then check the cleanup themselves. This is unethical and against Florida statutes.
Also Naples consumers should know that a mold assessment must identify (document) source
of a mold problem and the extent of problem.
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Naples, Ft Myers, Bonita Springs, Marco Island and Port Charlotte, we have performed well over 10,000 mold inpections
since 2002 and over 20,000 radon tests since 1999. Collectively,
we bring over 40 years of experience of indoor air quality assessments and testing. Our State of Florida Licensed Mold Assessors are CIE's (Certified Indoor Environmentalist),
certifications from the American Council for Accredited Certification one of the few ANSI approved certification bodies in the country. New IAQ certification standard, NOCA 1100
wet drywall allows the mold to grow
moisture meter helps determine source of moisture
area photo of mold problem on left
area photos should be included in every mold report
Infrared cameras allows quick scan for moisture
Wet materials are cooler (evaporation)
Area photo of infrared image on left
Moisture is always confirmed with moisture meter
If your Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island home inspector / mold
inspector (assessor) inspects a home for mold and then offers to cleanup the mold problem, he should be reported to the Florida
Radon testing in Naples communities such as Pelican Bay, Pelican
Marsh, Grey Oaks, Lely and Fiddlers Creek are common during a Real Estate sale. Our experience suggests that Condo’s
have elevated radon levels more often than single family homes. Naples Homebuyers should understand that generally the seller
pays for the installation of a radon mitigation system if the radon test is 4.0 pCi/l or above (the recommended action level
/ FL DOH & EPA).
Hundreds of homes
have radon mitigation systems installed throughout Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Ft Myers communities.
We have performed over 300 post mitigation radon tests just this year (5 months). Elevated radon levels are a health
concern but generally treated as just another home repair. Collier county requires a permit to install a radon mitigation
system, If someone tries to convince you a permit is not required, call the county. Buyers need a copy of required permits
to protect themselves.
John Cosgrove, CIE our senior inspector is well known as one of the best mold and
indoor air quality professionals in Naples, Ft Myers and all of Southwest Florida. He has performed hundreds
of mold assessments every year using the latest and most advanced equipment available. John's attention to detail provides
clients with a comprehensive mold report identifying problems with recommendations for corrections whether it is
a residential or commercial property.
Indoor Environmentalists (CIE) board awarded by the American Council for Accredited Certification
3 State of Florida Licensed Mold Assessors
Florida Dept. of Health Certified Radon Measurement Business RB1938
5 Florida Dept. of Health Certified Radon Measurement Technicians
"Mold tests" performed by your Naples or Bonita Springs mold inspector
(assessor) are actually mold samplings or mold sample collection
As you read through our site please take advantage of the
numerous links available. We encourage you to not only educate yourself more fully as to the ongoing science and debate
relating to the complex topic of indoor air quality but also to assure yourself as to the accuracy and source of any and all
information presented here. Also keep in mind that
we do not perform any remediation of any kind. In other words, we do not fix anything. Nor should we as an inspection
and testing entity. Having Radon and Mold Professionals as your assessment and testing company assures you that we are
there only to objectively assess and document the existing interior conditions of your property. As a result, we have
no potential gain or financial interest in the results. This is a critical point to remember and is absolutely in your
best interest. Anyone, or any company, operating (in Florida) in the currently unregulated and unlicensed field
of mold, that tells you they can not only inspect your property but fix a problem "if" they find one, is pretty
likely to "find" one. The new Florida law will not allow for one company to do both. This addresses
the clear conflict of interest of one company offerring both. Currently however, as consumers, you need to be very careful
about who tells you what.
or offer to perform any mold remediation to a structure on which the mold assessor or the mold assessor’s company provided
a mold assessment within the last 12 months.
or offer to perform any mold assessment to a structure on which the mold remediator or the mold remediator’s company
provided a mold remediation within the last 12 months.
Our top priorities are to provide
our clients with professional, cost-effective assessments and exceptional customer service. Our experience,
excellent reputation and uncompromising ethics over the last ten years in southwest Florida provides our clients the
best opportunity to get an objective, comprehensive and fully documented assessment of their property. Although
not legally required to carry insurance, we do. Copies of our "certificate of insurance"
can be emailed or faxed promptly to you upon request.
Equipment used during a mold assessment (inspection) include moisture meters,
temperature & humidity measuring devices infrared cameras, safety masks, particle counters to name
just a few.
Professional Mold Assessors use these "tools"
Bonita Springs & Cape Coral Inspectors
Radon tests must be performed by person certified to do
so by the Florida DOH.
must be licensed by the state of Florida (DBPR).
Inspectors Must have a Florida License for home inspections.
Mold Assessors/Inspectors are required to have at least $1 million in liability insurance with E&O coverage for pre AND post
Our Experienced professionals have served Naples, Bonita
Springs, Ft Myers, Cape Coral and all of Southwest Florida since 1999. ALL of our Mold Assessors are Certified
Indoor Environmentalists (CIE).
State of Florida Licensed Mold Assessor #MRS5
Cosgrove, CIE has proven his ability to solve Naples homeowners and businesses mold concerns by identifying the problem
and then the source of the mold contamination. His detailed reports with recommendations for corrections not only benefit
the homeowner but the remediation company. Remediators know what to cleanup with his mold reports.
State of Florida licensed Mold Assessor MRSA763
Greg Gomez, CIE
Greg’s knowledge of the national standards for mold cleanup
“S520” and his 9 years of experience as a Naples indoor air quality professional allow him to write detailed recommendations
for any mold cleanup. Any mold remediation should follow accepted industry standards to protect the consumer.
State of Florida Licensed Mold Inspector # 2
Doug Wall, CIE
Long time North Naples resident Doug Wall has performed radon tests for residential and comercial projects
and mold sampling (tests) and assessments in Naples and throughout Southwest Florida for residential and commercial
properties since 1999.
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