Congratulations on making the first step to creating a healthy home! There are a few things I will need from you:
Once the appointment has been confirmed, please complete the brief questionnaire below. This helps me get the information I need to complete the audit.
You will need to make a deposit of $200 to confirm your appointment. In addition, if any testing is required, the cost of this must be paid prior to the assessment – this can be discussed with Nicole.
A/C: 1040 5247 Use your surname as a reference
When I arrive we will go through the questionnaire as well as additional information together, after which I will:
Complete a visual inspection of the exterior and interior of the property.
Take some readings of areas of interest/need (ie high frequency meter and EMF gauss meter, moisture meter & hygrometer - depending on your need or areas I observe to be of interest)
I will make some recommendations to you on site.
I will also discuss with you the benefits and limitations of any recommended laboratory testing or referral to a more specialised area - eg RF shielding, mould remediation.
I will then leave and compile a report if requested, including a detailed description of what I found and the latest evidence based research to back up my recommendations.
A report will take between 1-2 weeks to collate as will some of the results from any testing done. This will also be included in the report/ summary report.
An invoice with balance of payment will then be forwarded for you to complete in order for test results and/or report to be released. Once this is completed I will contact you via email or phone to go through the report and/or test results.
Please note that there is no profit made from testing. The costs include the laboratory costs and postage only.
A breakdown of my fee structure is as follows:
building biology Assessment
Single storey/apartment : $390
Double storey: $490
This is my call out fee and includes measurements, assessment and recommendations. A detailed analysis can be requested in the form of a written report and is additional. Lab testing for mould and toxins is additional, and automatically will include the addition of the written report.
Written Report: $300 (additional)
Ideal for insurance claims, reference for medical practitioners, breaking leases, comprehensive analysis of your home, and automatically added as an essential when testing for mould.
Lead (paint/dust): $80 single test, $50 each additional sample
VOC Air Test (Prism): $140 per test
Mould Air Test: $120 per sample (minimum requirement - 5 samples)
ERMI (vacuum) mould dust test: $375 per test
Water testing: $70 first sample, $50 each additional sample
Follow up assessment: As per above, plus $150 per hour
Travel charges: $0.50 p/km from Hurstbridge
*complicated building may attract a higher fee & charges may change at any stage without notice