Q: Can I schedule an appointment for the same day?

A: Yes, in most cases we can schedule an appointment the same day, or on the next business day. Even after-hours or weekend appointments are possible.

Q: How long does an inspection take?

A: For a structure that is 2,000 square feet or less, it usually takes about 2.5 - 3 hours. Structures above 2,000 square feet will generally take longer.

Q: What is involved in your inspection?

A: Multi-point inspection checklist:


Q: How often do I need to have a toxic mold inspection?

A: It is recommended when buying a house, in which you know very little about. We help people get to know their new house (and its history) before a purchase. These pre-purchase inspections can help a buyer understand what is going on currently in the house, despite what the disclosures say.

If you are a homeowner: Unless you have a water intrusion problem, (ie. flooding, leaking pipes or leaky roofs, etc.) and do not repair it immediately, you should not need a toxic mold inspection more than once a year.

Q: When is payment due for the Certified Mold Inspection?

A: Payment is due on the day of the actual inspection.

Q: What types of payment do you accept?

A: We accept cash and check only.

Q: What kind of repair (remediation) services does MiraMold offer?

A: None, since this could pose as a potential conflict of interest.

Q: Should I have a Certified Mold Remediation Company Inspect AND Remediate my home or office?

A: No, because this would be a conflict of interest. MiraMold has no vested interest in finding toxic mold in your home or office. We will give you only the facts, based on scientific experiments and certified laboratory results. We specialize in producing an honest, factual home or office Certified Mold Inspection.

Q: Can you recommend a Certified Remediation Company?

A: We can provide you with a public listing of Certified Mold Remediators, however, we will not recommend a specific company.

Q: Does my homeowner's insurance policy cover the cost of a Certified Mold Inspection or Certified Remediation?

A: Most insurance companies offer small claims limits for mold remediation and testing (up to $5,000). However, a mold and fungi exclusion clause is found on most standard property policies. On these policies, mold growth is covered only if it is a direct result of fire, lightning or another "covered peril."

Q: Can I receive the Final Inspection Report by E-Mail?

A: Yes, we send the report by E-Mail and the original with first class mail.

Q: Should I do anything special to my house before a water damage assessment/ mold inspection?

A: To achieve an accurate air quality result, it is best to keep doors and windows closed at least 48 hours before an inspection. In addition, if you are interested in the current content of moisture in a basement, for instance, it is best to turn off your dehumidifier at least 24-48 before the inspection.