Do I need a mold assessor in NY?

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Here’s everything you need to know regarding, Do I need a mold assessor in NY?

Yes, if the area of mold is over 10 square feet. You will need to hire a mold assessor to write a mold remediation plan. Once you have a written plan from a mold assessor you will need to hire a licensed mold remediation contractor to complete the work. The mold remediation contractor you hire needs to be licensed through NY department of labor.

The remediation contractor will complete the project in compliance with the mold assessor’s remediation plan. AllPro is a licensed mold remediation contractor. Please give us a call today for any mold remediation that you may need. 518-793-5311 For any other mold related questions, please refer to New York State’s safety and health fact sheet regarding mold assessor’s and mold remediation contractor’s in NY.

https://dol.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2021/03/p228.pdf

FAQ:

Q. Do I need to hire a mold assessor in NY? A. Yes, if the area of mold is over 10 square feet.

Q. What will the mold assessor that I hire do? A. Your mold assessor that you hire will write a detailed remediation work plan for your contractor to follow.

Q. What will be entailed in the mold assessor’s remediation plan? A. The remediation plan will outline the cause of the mold, the course of action to remove the mold and the issues that need to corrected to ensure the mold will not come back.

Q. Does the contractor that I hire need to be licensed? A. Yes, you will need to hire a licensed mold remediation contractor to complete the project in compliance with your mold assessors remediation plan.

Q. How will I know that the contractor removed all of the mold? A. Your mold assessor will come back after your contractor has finished and do a post-remediation assessment. You assessor will inspect to see all visible mold is removed and that your contractor followed the written remediation work plan.

Q. When is the work completed? A. The work is completed after your mold assessor completes their satisfactory post-remediation assessment and issues a written passed clearance report.

Q. What caused my mold mold issue in the first place and will it come back? A. Your mold assessor will outline in their remediation plan what caused the issue and steps that need to be taken to correct the issue. The mold is likely to come back if the corrective steps are not completed by your contractor.

Q. Will a mold remediation contractor give me a warranty on their work? A. You should expect a warranty from a qualified contractor. Although, your contractor will likely not issue a warranty until the corrective issues that caused the mold are completed. Your mold assessor will have outlined what the issues that need correcting are in their remediation work plan.

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