Mold Inspection & Testing near Encinitas, CA 92024

Mold Problems in Encinitas, CA

Molds are part of the natural environment and exist indoors and outdoors. But mold problems can develop in homes when mold grows on surfaces that are wet. If mold is growing in your home in Encinitas, you need to clean up the mold AND fix the moisture/water problem. If you clean up the mold but don’t fix the water problem, the mold problem will likely come back. Mold growth can be removed from hard surfaces with commercial products, soap and water, or a bleach solution of no more than 1 cup of bleach in 1 gallon of water. NOTE: If you use bleach, always open windows and doors to provide fresh air and never mix bleach with ammonia or other household cleaners.

 

Mold Inspections in Encinitas, CA

If your home smells moldy but you cannot see the mold source, you might need a mold inspection to locate hidden mold. Also, you might want a mold inspection if your Encinitas home had water damage or if you (or your tenants) are experiencing health problems. Mold could be hidden in many possible places including:

  • Back side of dry wall, wallpaper, or paneling
  • Top side of ceiling tiles
  • Underside of carpets and pads
  • Inside walls around pipes that are leaking or have condensation
  • On walls behind furniture where moisture has formed
  • Inside ductwork
  • Roof materials above ceiling tiles from roof leaks or insufficient insulation

 

About Encinitas, CA

Incorporated in 1986, Encinitas is located on rugged coastal terrace. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Encinitas’ population has grown to over 60,000 people with over 23,000 households and approximately 63% of residents are homeowners. The city is southeast of Carlsbad, southwest of San Marcos and Escondido and north of Solana Beach.

Encinitas is a Spanish name meaning “Little Oaks.” The city of Encinitas consists of five communities including:

  • Old Encinitas, a small beachside area of the city
  • New Encinitas, a newer region of the city that’s divided from Old Encinitas by a low coastal ridge
  • Olivenhain, a semi-rural region in the eastern part of the city
  • Leucadia, a coastal community of the city
  • Cardiff-by-the-Sea, an oceanfront community in the southern part of the city

Interesting Note: National Geographic named Encinitas among the 20 best surf towns in the world. Downtown Encinitas is home to Hansens Surf Shop, which is San Diego’s oldest and largest shop and opened in 1961.

 

 

Climate in Encinitas, CA

According to BestPlaces.net, Encinitas averages 263 sunny days and 12 inches of rain per year. The warmest months are usually August and September with average high temperatures around 74 degrees. The coldest months are typically December and January with average low temperatures around 44 degrees.

 

EZ Mold Inspections offers the following services in Encinitas, CA:

  • Mold Inspections
    Helps you locate the source(s) of mold growth in the air or hidden behind walls, especially in cases of water leaks. Also helps if you think you see or smell mold but are not sure. In some cases, mold testing may be needed to confirm the location of the mold problem.
  • Mold Testing
    Helps confirm location of mold problem and types of mold present. Useful for real estate transactions (protects buyers and sellers by confirming if there’s an existing mold problem), after mold remediation (mold testing ensures that mold issues have been resolved and mold counts are at normal levels), and landlord/tenant disputes about whether there is a mold problem.
  • Asbestos Testing
    Helps determine if asbestos exists in your popcorn ceilings, drywall, older insulation or floor tiles. Important to decide if and how asbestos removal needs to be performed.

EZ Mold Inspections provides inspection and testing services in Encinitas, CA’s 92024 zip code.

 

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