Post Remediation Testing/Clearance test

Post Remediation Testing/Clearance test

Mold Removal Is A 3-Step Process

mold removal is a 3-step processMold removal is a three-step process. First, it includes  the mold assessment phase to document the problem through an inspection as well as mold testing to assess the degree of mold contamination; second. the mold remediation phase to fix the problem; and, finally the post-remediation phase which insures that the mold remediation has been performed properly and the air quality is within the normal range.

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Who Pays For A Second Post-Remediation Mold Testing?

who pays for a second post remediation mold testingWho pays for a second  post-remediation mold testing is a contingency that should be spelled out in the contract—not when this unhappy situation arise.

A second mold testing following remediation means that the mold remediation failed air clearance.  It is customary for homeowners to pay for the first mold testing following mold remediation; and, if the remediation is covered under the homeowner’s insurance policy, the cost of the post remediation testing is normally part of the remediation process and covered by insurance.

But, when the mold inspector delivers the bad news that the remediation failed air clearance, and he recommends in his report that additional mold remediation is necessary, the question becomes …

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