A mold inspection costs $200 to $350 on average depending on whether it's visual only or if samples are being taken. Prices can double depending on how many samples the inspector collects for testing.
Mold removal costs $1,500 to $3,000 for the average project or $15 to $30 per square foot. These fees only apply for cleaning and removing mold-damaged objects, excluding plumbing repairs to stop leaks.
Mold inspections are worth it for:
A mold inspection includes a detailed report after the specialist has:
A mold inspection takes 2 to 5 hours. In cases where the inspector takes a sample and sends it to a lab for an assessment, you will have to wait a few days for the lab results.
Various signs of mold in your house include:
Most homeowners insurance companies don't cover mold removal. Rare exceptions include if it's part of plumbing or flood damages that you have coverage for. If the mold came because of neglecting property maintenance, then insurance companies will refuse to pay for mold removal.
Call a mold remediation professional, home inspector, or environmental testing consultant to get thorough mold testing in your inspection. Before hiring a mold inspector:
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