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Mold Armor

Model FG500

Internet #100628956

Store SKU #527164

Mold Test Kit

$7.97 /each
  • Test for mold within 48 hours
  • Safe and easy to use.
  • Optional lab analysis will tell you the type of mold

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The Mold Armor Do-It-Yourself Test Kit tests for the presence of mold in just 48 hours. The kit can be used indoors or outdoors. It includes an optional mail-in lab analysis to identify the type of mold present. There are 3 different testing methods: 1) indoor air quality to test for mold spores, 2) the AC/heating mold sampling tests the air from a forced air heating and air conditioning unit, and 3) surface mold sampling which test mold that is already growing on a surface.

  • Test kit is safe and easy to use
  • Optional lab analysis will tell you the mold type within 3 weeks
  • Kit contains 1 plate, growth medium, sterile swab and a guidebook
  • Subject to or will include a recycling fee in the following states: CA, OR, CT

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how much does it cost to have a sample analyze.

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$40 -- plus postage to send in the sample.
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you can do it with a basic kit from home depot or pay a state certified mold inspector in excess of $1000.00
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Mine said $40
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$40.00 as of 7/1/2014
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October 18, 2013
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It costs $40 to have a mold sample analyzed.
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do you have to send it out for results or does it show with in time

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sent to an accredited inspection lab
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Both you will see the results in the dish but if you want to know what your seeing you will need to send it out at a cost of $40.00 as of 7/1/2014
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November 19, 2013
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Gives you the answer at home
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You have to send it out. but all is included
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October 7, 2013
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If there's mold present you'll see visible mold growth in the Petri dish within 1-3 days usually. If you'd like to know what type of mold it is then send it in to W. M Barr and they'll have it analyzed for you.
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Does mold have a oder?

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Denver, Colorado
July 8, 2013
Had a leak in bathroom that was leaking into ceiling, repairman just calked the spot around tub, lrak did stop, but have noticed a musty smell in room connected to bathroom. Could it be mold caused by sealing leak that was never dried out in wall/ceiling?
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YES smells sometimes like dirty /wet socks
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Some molds do have an order some are stronger then others depending on the amount of mold.
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Mold has a very distinctive order. dead mold has a lingering Oder that can last for years..do not use bleach to clean it.
The last recommendations is to just clean the area with warm water and a strong detergent. for the odder, try a Fabreze type treatment.
There are generic Fabreze products you can by cheap at Wal-Mart and most 99 cent stores
I found it to be very effective on removing the odder in Read More
Mold has a very distinctive order. dead mold has a lingering Oder that can last for years..do not use bleach to clean it.
The last recommendations is to just clean the area with warm water and a strong detergent. for the odder, try a Fabreze type treatment.
There are generic Fabreze products you can by cheap at Wal-Mart and most 99 cent stores
I found it to be very effective on removing the odder in refrigerators.
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I'm not a mold expert but I gotta say .. yes I believe mold does have an odor. We moved into a rental home after a tenant who had two cats. In the kitchen there is a lazy susan type corner base cabinet that since day one has smelled like what I assumed to be cat urine. I supposed the cats must have run around the home spraying everything to include in and out of that base cabinet. Over the last year and Read More
I'm not a mold expert but I gotta say .. yes I believe mold does have an odor. We moved into a rental home after a tenant who had two cats. In the kitchen there is a lazy susan type corner base cabinet that since day one has smelled like what I assumed to be cat urine. I supposed the cats must have run around the home spraying everything to include in and out of that base cabinet. Over the last year and a half it seemed the smell was/is getting worse, especially on warm and warm/rainy days. Unrelated to this, the same smell presented from under a sink and I discovered a small leak which had left the boards underneath moist long enough that mildew was beginning to grow. Took care of that and cleaned it up and it got me to thinking about that cabinet in the kitchen. Just this morning I finally had the time to pull the stove out to take a look behind the cabinet and oh boy, do we have a problem. I'm heading out today to get one of these kits, I'd like to know whether I'm dealing with just mildew, or mold. I suspect mold only b/c in the last year I've battled sinus and respiratory problems pretty regularly when usually I only have problems seasonally. Can't believe I didn't suspect mildew/mold sooner. I swore it smelled just like cat urine and since the prior tenant had cats ... well ... glad at least I finally figured it out. Hope that helped! Good luck to you in solving your odor issue! Read Less
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July 9, 2013
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Hello VicB!
Musty odors are commonly associated with mold ... particularly when you already know your surfaces have been wet.
Opening and drying the interior of the wall may be a difficult decision to make, but is the only reliable way to eliminate the water that is likely the source of your musty odor.
Mold Control (in the Paint Department) is a remediation/new construction product that will help Read More
Hello VicB!
Musty odors are commonly associated with mold ... particularly when you already know your surfaces have been wet.
Opening and drying the interior of the wall may be a difficult decision to make, but is the only reliable way to eliminate the water that is likely the source of your musty odor.
Mold Control (in the Paint Department) is a remediation/new construction product that will help prevent the dried area from growing mold after you close the wall. Read Less
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Does this product, Mold Armor Mold Test Kit, tell what kind of mold is present, for example Black mold?

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yes,but how did black mold get its name ? ,because it's black!
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You would need to send it to the lab at a cost of $40.00 as of 7/1/2014
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yes it does
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send it to the lab to be sure
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Rated 3.0 out of 5 by 43 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Misleading product Though the description makes it sound as though you can get some results without sending in the sample, this is not the case. You have to spend another $40 AND wait at least 7 days to get any results, even a simple yes or no that mold is present. Buyer BEWARE. August 25, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Secret cost It grew mold, but there was nothing that would've suggested there was a large fee to get the mold analyzed August 6, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by it worked as expected It has to be sent in to get a full analysis but out of the box will give a yes or no to the presence of mold. August 9, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Worthless the product is worthless. you have to cough up a lot of money for the analysis. June 14, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Base for a shed I bought all Pressure treated 2x4x10 & 2x4x8 to make a base for a 8x10 shed. I did not find any twist or bow in an of the lumber I bought which mad assembly very easy. April 19, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by These plates will grow mold... These petri dishes work. They grow mold, but the information you receive is meaningless. Mold is ubiquitous in your environment, so opening up a petri dish will result in spores landing on your plate. But you will have no idea how many are in the air. For that you need a measured amount of air to pass over the plate so you can calculate how much is in the air. These results are meaningless 99% of the time and it is a waste of your money. Find an environmental firm before you waste your money on useless data. February 15, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by It worked, but I will need a science teacher and a dictionary to help interpret their findings. This product was easy enough to gather the sample. I taped up the petri dish after several days, enclosed a $40 check and sent it off. As stated on the package, it took 3 weeks to get the results. I am a retired teacher, but I wasn't a science teacher. It is very technical language in the 10 page, email report I received. I will be spending some time with my on-line dictionary in the next few days as well as calling on a couple of my science teacher friends to help with the interpretation of the results. February 16, 2016
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