There are no federal, state or local regulatory limits for mold in the home or work environment. Because of this, air sampling may or may not prove useful. Sample results can vary widely based on several variables. Be sure to discuss with your consultant what you expect to determine from any sampling activity.


  • If you suspect you have a mold problem, look for a source of moisture:
    • Microbes can be found anywhere. They need a source of moisture and a source of food to grow and multiply.
    • Before successful remediation can take place, the source of moisture must be eliminated or the problem can recur.
  • If you have visible mold, clean it up: