Maryland Mold Contractor Certification and Licensing
Want to know if a mold remediation service is legit? We’ve got the breakdown of Maryland certifications and how to tell if a business is a good mold remediation service pick or not.
Does Maryland Have Certifications for Mold Remediation?
At Puricleanse, we often get questions about licensing and certifications. People want to know what to look out for. They want to be sure a business is trustworthy before hiring them to remove mold from their home.
As of right now, Maryland does not have an official state-sanctioned training program in mold remediation. This means that for the time being, there is no requirement in the state of Maryland to be a mold remediation contractor.
So, if you see a mold remediation company that says they have a Maryland certification, you should be very skeptical of their services as there is no state-sanctioned certification.
How do you tell if a company is legitimate?
If there’s no certification that’s required for contractors in the state of Maryland, how can you tell if a business is legit and will actually get the job done? Here are a few things that you can look for when trying to pick a mold removal service.
Look at Their Scope of Work
Is the service you are looking at testing and treating the air? The real hazard of mold is in the spores in the air. If a company is not taking the time to treat the air in your entire home, then you should probably look elsewhere.
With Puricleanse, our fog goes through your entire home killing spores in the air, walls, floors, etc. Every inch of your home is treated to ensure that you have a safe and mold-free property.
Bleach and Kilz are Not a Solution
If a mold removal service comes in and says they’re going to use bleach and Kilz as mold remediation tools, you should steer clear. These products do not resolve mold issues. They only help to cover up mold spots and stains.
Air Quality Tests
A good mold removal service will run air quality tests before and after mold remediation. Make sure they send the information to a third party lab and provide you with a copy of the results so you can assess the results yourself.
At Puricleanse, air quality tests before and after mold removal are standard, so you know for sure that the mold is out of your home.
One Year Guarantee
Finally, make sure a business is willing to give you a one-year guarantee on their services. If they are not willing to guarantee their work after you spend thousands of dollars with them, that’s a big red flag, and you should move on.
With Puricleanse, we have a one-year guarantee that if the mold comes back (not in relation to a water problem), we will treat your home again— at no cost to you!
If you have more questions about Puricleanse and how we can help your property become mold-free, contact us today and we’ll help you get the job done.