WHAT WE DO!

Alpha-1 Inspection Services endeavors to perform all inspections in substantial compliance with the Standards of Practice of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI). As such, we inspect the readily accessible, visually observable, installed systems and components of a home as designated in the InterNACHI Standards of Practice

OUR PROCESS

Your report contains observations of those systems and components that, in the professional judgment of the inspector, are not functioning properly, significantly deficient, unsafe, or are near the end of their service lives. If the cause for the deficiency is not readily apparent, the suspected cause or reason why the system or component is at or near the end of expected service life is reported, and recommendations for correction or monitoring are made as appropriate.

Mycotoxin Testing

Mycotoxins are airborne poisons that are produced by mold/ fungus. For years, the government's concern has been to keep these deadly fungi/mold out of the general public's food supply. However, a new source of mycotoxins has arisen. Water-damaged indoor environments have been documented to produce the same diseases, leading to serious health effects. 

EMSL, CDC & EPA

Helpful Links to Educate (Copy these links below...)

Green & Healthy Homes Resource for a Better, Safer Indoor Environment: http://www.healthyhouseinstitute.com/

Facts about Stachybotrys chartarum: https://www.cdc.gov/mold/stachy.htm

Basic Facts about Mold and Dampness: https://www.cdc.gov/mold/faqs.htm

National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine: https://medlineplus.gov/molds.html

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home" Includes basic information on mold, cleanup guidelines, and moisture and

mold prevention: https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq

EMSL Fungal Glossary: https://www.emsl.com/PDFDocuments/Marketing/Fungal%20Glossary.pdf​

EMSL Fungal Facts Complete ID Facts Sheets: https://www.emsl.com/Page.aspx?id=286

HGTV Home Inspector: https://youtu.be/vH7eq3ET4rI

Potentially Hazardous Ozone Generators Sold as Air Purifiers: https://ww2.arb.ca.gov/our-work/programs/air-cleaners-ozone-products/potentially-hazardous-ozone-generators-sold-air

California New Mold Law SB 655: https://legiscan.com/CA/text/SB655/id/1265276

MEET OUR TEAM

Jim White

A Nationally Certified Professional Home Inspector (CPI), Indoor Air Consultant (IAC2). Certified Mold Inspector (IH), and the Central Valley's Mold Test Company (MTC) Affiliate. Insurance Surveyor,  Owner-Operator. NACHI19041212, IAC2-12-8443

Retired, 25-year U.S. Army Engineer, U.S. Army (CBRN), and a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business operator. Jim has the education, dedication, and experience to ensure your inspection is handled with the utmost care and precision. Jim’s unique experiences around the world bring credit to himself and those he has served. His knowledge, skills, abilities, and dedication to the trade ensure your inspection is in safe, confidant, and dependable hands. "My goal is to educate and inform our clients about Building Science, Fungi/Mold, and Allergens to help our clients understand what is a safe and healthy building"

EMSL Analytical, Inc.

Laboratory

As the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. Together we offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.

Mold Test Company

ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT

MTC is the only agency offering testing not just for mold spores, but also for toxins that the mold spores produce. Covid-19 DIY testing is also available. Unique to the market we keep our clients informed with 5 email status updates, and 24 hr. phone support for any questions. As the largest mold testing agency in the United States, our massive volume allows us to pass on deep discounts to you the consumer. Our revolutionary system gives you 2 sets of eyes on your environment, with a mold inspector and Sr. mold analyst assigned to every client. 


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