New List Item Whether you are renting a house, a basement level in-law apartment or a penthouse condominium any dwelling is at risk of having air quality problems related to mold. Working or living in environments with mold which can cause significant health issues. Landlords are responsible for providing a safe, healthy environment to their tenants. However, tenants often find it difficult to demonstrate that a mold problem exists and explain why it should be addressed. PowerBees, certified to test for mold, provides services for tenants who are concerned about their air quality, have developed health issues they suspect are related to mold, or simply need to have a suspected issue documented. If you suspect there may be such a problem in your apartment of office space, PowerBees will provide mold testing, the results from and independent laboratory, and a report describing what was identified.
Mold testing inspections frequently involve indoor air samples to understand what species of mold spores are in the air and surface samples to determine the species of visible mold and know how active the organism is. A visual inspection is not sufficient because it is not possible to understand the impact on the air in the living space or the potential for cross contamination to another area within the home of office. The results of the testing can then be used to show if a mold problem exists and how extensive it is. The report will provide a clear set of recommendations that the landlord or property manager can follow to resolve the issue.
PowerBees provides mold testing inspections for tenants: PowerBees will send a certified professional to conduct a mold assessment in the leased space. The mold inspector gathers data, measures humidity and measures temperature within the concern area. PowerBees documents visible conditions in the leased space such as visible mold, visible water staining and any suspected root causes. The outside of the building is examined as well. PowerBees takes take air samples and surface samples (if there is visible mold) during the mold testing process. An air sample from outside is also collected and used to compare the inside air to the outside air. PowerBees seals the samples and sends them to an independent lab. The samples are processed over a three to five day period and then made available to PowerBees. Upon customer request and an additional fee, the samples can be rushed and available within one or two business days. PowerBees provides a written report that the tenants can share with their landlord if there is a mold problem. Hopefully the landlord or property manager can resolve the issue. They can call PowerBees for guidance and additional information if needed. The report will include a very specific set of details on how the mold problem should be solved.
Air Duct Cleaning:If you’re noticing a lot of dust on surface or in the air, or you have constant soar throats or cold like symptoms, there is a good chance your air ducts need to be cleaned. The dust and debris that is trapped in the ductwork over the years is known to cause various respiratory and pulmonary issues. Contact PowerBees today to clean your air ducts.
Dryer Vent Cleaning:To avoid the risk of fire, dryer vents need to be cleaned once every year. In most cases, your landlord or property management company has already contracted with someone to have it done. If not, as a tenant, you should ask to have it cleaned. Your lease may indicate that you’re responsible for the maintenance. In either case, PowerBees provides dryer vent cleaning. Call to schedule a dryer vent cleaning today.