Mold Test Kits Reimagined.
Using the same method as professionals, you can now test the air in 1, 2, or 3 rooms at your own convenience, without the hassle of finding a qualified and trustworthy inspector. No need to schedule an appointment or worry about potential conflicts of interest — our service is fast and dependable, providing the peace of mind you deserve.
Find out if you have a mold problem in just three easy steps. The cost of this kit includes certified lab analysis and all shipping. No surprise charges or hidden fees.See Our Process
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What People Are Saying
Having experienced mold in my home on multiple occasions, it was a relief to have the Got Mold’s test delivered to my door. Their at-home collection process is very thoughtfully designed, easy to use, and avoids the expense and hassle of hiring an expert to do the testing.
The instructions were crystal clear and it took me only about 20 minutes to do all of the testing for three rooms in our home. Not only that, my results were returned super speedily and I’m already taking the next steps to get rid of the mold in my basement.
My wife Ashley and I are expecting our first daughter and have been doing research on air quality. We decided to try the GOT MOLD? kit. It was surprisingly simple to use. Fortunately, our tests came back with normal levels, which gave us much needed peace of mind.
We simply watched the video instructions, followed the steps to collect samples, and dropped them in the mail. We got the results in just a few days. What a great new way to have peace of mind without spending thousands on a mold inspector.
My wife was concerned about the appearance of some black fuzz in a ceiling crack. I decided to test our house completely with the Got Mold? Test Kit. Working with your test kit is amazing, very user friendly, professional, and even fun. I felt like a scientist.
The GOT MOLD? Story
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The GOT MOLD? Test Kit gives you the ability to test your air for mold, using spore traps, the most widely used method of professional air sampling for mold.
The round cassettes included in the GOT MOLD? Test Kit are known as spore traps. They act as filters, collecting spores and other microscopic particles pulled through them by the reusable BioVac™ Air Sampler.
At the lab, the spore trap cassettes are analyzed by a microbiologist who counts and classifies the different spores present in each sample.
Our software then takes the analysis and determines if there are unusual types and/or quantities of indoor mold present. These results are displayed on your final report as green (not evident), yellow (slight evidence), orange (moderate evidence) or red (significant evidence).
You won’t need an expert to interpret our report. You’ll receive clear, concise results in an easy-to-understand format, along with the raw laboratory data, which could prove useful in the event your situation requires professional help. In that case, your inspector or home professional will have the necessary information to proceed without having to repeat testing.
Our reports are color-coded Green, Yellow, Orange and Red, with a simple explanation for each color.
If your indoor air samples analyses are similar to your outdoor reference sample, your readings will be Green, indicating that no evidence of indoor mold growth was found.
A Yellow reading — an Alert Condition — means slight evidence of indoor mold growth was found. You may want to consider further investigation.
An Orange reading indicates moderate evidence of indoor mold growth. This is a more elevated Alert Condition and suggests you should consider further investigation by a professional.
One or more Red readings (our highest Alert Condition) means that we found evidence of significant indoor mold growth. In this instance, we urgently recommend you consult a mold assessment professional and take immediate actions to minimize exposure.
In all cases, regardless of the readings, if you or anyone else is experiencing symptoms that you believe are mold-related, we recommend seeking medical advice.
Mold is a normal part of our environment, with mold spores being present in the air almost everywhere. As you might imagine, these differ widely and wildly in type and quantities, from place to place. Even in a building that doesn’t have a mold problem, there are still mold spores in the air, arriving from the outside through doors and windows, cracks and crevices, or tracked in by people and pets. This is known as infiltration.
The green cassette provides a sample of the environment outside of your home, giving the lab a baseline from which to analyze your indoor samples.
Once the lab receives your samples, the results will be available in three business days.
Once your report is ready, your results will be available immediately online at gotmold.com and through our GOT MOLD? mobile application (iOS and Android devices). You will be notified by text (SMS) and/or email, depending upon what you selected as your preferred delivery method during the kit activation process.
Remember, every home and building has mold, but not every home and building has a mold problem.
The first, and most important step is to always determine exactly what the cause of the moisture is and correct it. After all, a mold problem is really a moisture problem.
The next step is to determine the extent of the repairs and cleanup.
If these steps are beyond your ability, we encourage you to find an independent, qualified, mold assessment professional in your area. That professional should perform a thorough physical inspection, additional testing as needed, and provide a full written report with specific observations, detailed recommendations, and a remediation plan, if needed.
Finding a mold inspection professional who is not also a remediator can be a challenge, but it’s important that you do. Mold inspectors should never be remediators too, especially on the same project. This presents a serious conflict of interest, so much so that having an inspector double as a remediator is outlawed in several states.
The GOT MOLD? Test Kit is not designed to be a replacement for a mold inspection performed by a qualified professional; its purpose is to be a cost-effective first step. You might compare it to a pregnancy test kit, since you wouldn’t start buying baby furniture if a pregnancy test came up positive, right? Please use the same common sense here. You should not make major life decisions, such as planning remediation, filing lawsuits, relocating, etc., based solely upon the results from this, or any, DIY mold test kit.
If there are Alert Conditions detected using this kit, and you intend to take action, we recommend that you pursue a qualified mold assessment professional to perform a thorough physical inspection, additional testing as needed, and to provide a full written report with observations, recommendations, and a remediation plan, as necessary.
Our test kit includes the reusable BioVac™ Air Sampler, using spore traps that collect the microscopic particles floating around in the air in the immediate area being sampled — at the time of sampling. These conditions can be different minute-to-minute, depending upon many factors, such as ventilation and movement in the building. Since air is a constantly changing landscape, the results from this kit are not to be considered a measure of exposure or risk, and shouldn’t be used to determine whether the building is “safe.” Also, since spore traps capture spores in the air, if there’s a hidden mold problem in a wall, for example, this method may not detect it. Similarly, if the air in the room has been still for quite some time, spores may have settled out of the air, which may create misleading results.
You must carefully follow the instructions in the Quick Start Guide. Not doing so may lead to inaccurate results.
In all cases, if you are experiencing health issues that you think may be building-related, please seek medical advice.
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