Mold Inspection

Use a digital checklist to detect possible mold growth early and prevent costly infestation.

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Mold Inspection Checklist

This checklist is specifically built to use for mold inspections on residential housing.

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Mold and Moisture Checklist

Use this checklist to immediately detect and treat the presence of mold to avoid negative health problems.

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What is the best way to conduct a mold inspection?


A mold inspection is the best method to detect mold growth in a building or facility at an early stage, determine its cause and eliminate it. Landlords or property managers should carry out such a mold inspection at regular intervals to prevent the spread of mould at an early stage. Mold infestation can have far-reaching consequences: The fabric of the building is attacked and the health of tenants is put at risk (e.g. danger to sinuses, dizziness and worsening asthma), which in turn can lead to fines and legal disputes.



This article deals with the following topics:


1. Areas to be checked during a mold inspection

 

2. A digital solution to create a protocol of the mould infestation

 

Areas to be checked during a mold inspection


There can be various reasons for mould damage, for example, insufficient ventilation, too economical heating or structural defects.


Property managers or landowners are responsible for ensuring that regular inspections are carried out to detect mould in good time. Usually, mould growth is not visible to the naked eye, which makes it challenging to identify. Below is a list of the critical areas where mould growth is likely:


1. indoor area


Mould formation indoors is a major problem. Indoor areas such as cellars, kitchens, laundry rooms, ceilings, attics, living rooms and air conditioning systems are the most common areas in the house where mould grows. In these areas, a visual inspection should be carried out for a mould survey, which answers the following key questions in the form of a checklist:

 
  1. Does it smell musty?

  2. Do walls, floors and ceilings show visible signs of cracks or stains ?

  3. Is there any water damage or moisture in or around the fireplace?

2. Outdoors


In the outside area of a building, the foundations, windows and doors, the central ventilation system, taps, sprinkler hose attachments and the roof are often affected by mould, as these areas are often exposed to moisture. The following questions should therefore be answered during a mould check:

 
  1. Does it smell musty?

  2. Do the surfaces have visible cracks or stains? Are water damages or moisture formation visible?



Use the Lumiform app to create a protocol for mould infestation


Create a protocol of the mould infestation with the Lumiform app

Preparing a mold survey can be a costly and lengthy process, as the entire area of the property must be walked away - both inside and outside. A mobile inspection application, such as Lumiform makes it easier to walk around and identify potential mold growth. Lumiform's powerful app helps to detect mould at an early stage by making the following task easier:


Individual digital forms

The flexible Analysis Tab. Here you can access all data and view your performance reports broken down by time, location and department. This helps you quickly identify causes and problems so you can fix them as quickly as possible.


Track inspections in facilities over time

Monitor your team’s inspection performance and identify opportunities to improve the process and efficiency of your operations.


Integrations

Connect Lumiform’s Software to enterprise software systems.


Time-defined targets

Keep an eye on what’s happening and identify insights from the information gained to increase your efficiency.