Mie Laser Scattering Technology (IAQ Screening)

Bald Eagle Inspection Services, LLC is now using Mie Laser Scattering Technology for indoor air quality screenings of VOCs and Formaldehyde levels. This is a very advanced technology that analyzes particle concentration by detecting particles as they pass through a laser field. Two individual devices are utilized to assist in identifying and ruling out potential … Read more

What level should a radon test be conducted on?

  Radon gas is a radioactive, colorless, odorless gas emitted from rock and soil from the ground. It can be contained in confined areas and or well water of a home. Radon gas is considered by the EPA to be the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. I have been asked … Read more

Different Types of Mold Testing Techniques Explained

There are typically four techniques of mold testing available to all mold assessors and inspectors. These levels include: non-intrusive visual inspection, swabs, tapes, bulk samples, air sampling and intrusive. A non-intrusive visual inspection is considered the lowest level of confirmation of mold, however, when visual confirmation cannot be made, the next level of confirmation of mold would be … Read more

How to interpret your mold air sampling results.

Many have asked me about how to interpret indoor air quality results. Since there is very little to be found regarding mold test results and air sampling interpretation on the web, I have decided to share this information with the world. The following information is unofficial and opinionated in nature and is to be used as a … Read more

Proper Radon testing location during a home Inspection.

Placement of a radon test during a home Inspection is very important.  Per the EPA,  “The measurements should be made in the lowest level which contains a room that is used regularly. Test areas include family rooms, living rooms, dens, playrooms, and bedrooms.” Many untrained home inspectors make the mistake of placing radon test kits in … Read more

Dust Mites, Mold and Your Indoor Air Quality Health

Dust mites are microscopic arachnids that thrive indoors in warm, moist places, such as the insides of pillows and mattresses. They feed on dead skin that is regularly shed by humans and their pets. The harm posed to building occupants by dust mites is slight compared to other minuscule bed-dwellers, such as bed bugs.  Yet, … Read more

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