Indoor air quality can be a major concern especially for sensitive individuals and people with asthma. A comprehensive air quality test will alert you to possible allergens, toxic mold, chemical compounds, radon and other factors that can make your indoor air unhealthy.
Testing for one type of compound such as mold starts at $195*
You can often find asbestos in many structures built before 1981. The fibers from this building material can be hazardous when "friable" as the fibers can become airborne and cause air quality issues. Special building "clearances" may be needed for any home improvement permits.
Single Sample Testing Starts at $125*
The Silent Killer
In this area of Michigan, it's very common to find high concentrations of this deadly radioactive gas that enters our homes from the earth.
Testing: $145 or $95 with a home inspection
I use the Radstar RS 800 continuous radon sampling device for my radon testing. This is one of the most sensitive and reliable devices on the market and is calibrated annually. Tests take a minimum of 48 hours in "closed house" environments with an immediate report available after testing.
Mold is everywhere.
Question is, "Do you have toxic mold"?
General info at:
Testing Starts at $75* per surface sample
Recommended mold and radon
mitigators in our area:
Check your private well water with EPA approved lab testing.
Testing starts at $235* per sample
*Many of the testing pricing and services are offered through affiliated contractors and subject to change.
Any structure built prior to 1978 may have lead based paint present. Typically this is not a great threat as it's usually encapsulated. However, you have to obtain lead "clearances" and take special precautions before renovation projects, preparing for painting and other building activities. If lead paint is disturbed it can be a serious health concern to everyone especially children.
Whole House Testing Starts at $500*