HOMEOWNERS

Cates Laboratories (CatesLab) will perform the requested analysis using accepted industry-standard practices. We can take no responsibility for the locations sampled or sampling techniques. CatesLab appreciates the opportunity to serve as your testing laboratory. If you have any questions or if we may be of further service to you, please call or e-mail us.

Asbestos Sampling

  • Fill out Homeowners Chain of Custody
  • Sample size of material to be tested should be 1-2 square inches (include mastic/adhesive w/flooring)
  • Use small freezer Ziploc bags (air tight) for each sample or material type (each sample in separate bag labeled w/sharpie on bag)                 please note: do NOT put Chain of Custody inside of a bag that contains a sample to be tested
  • Ship samples in box if possible (address below)
  • Include payment with Chain of Custody (call us if you would rather pay by credit card over the phone)

CatesLab provides testing services for homeowners. We can test materials from your home for asbestos and/or mold.

We would be glad to be your testing laboratory and ask that you please follow the sampling guidelines below for submitting samples for testing. 

Mold Sampling

  • Fill out Homeowners Chain of Custody
  • Sample size of material to be tested should be 2-4 square inches (take separate samples for mold growth that appears different in color & bag each sample separately)
  • Use small freezer Ziploc bags (air tight) for each sample or material type (each sample in separate bag labeled w/sharpie on bag)                 please note: do NOT put Chain of Custody inside of a bag that contains a sample to be tested
  • Ship samples in box if possible (address below)
  • Include payment with Chain of Custody (call us if you would rather pay by credit card over the phone)

Shipping Address: 1339 Motor Circle, Dallas, TX 75207

Please make checks payable to Cates Laboratories

Questions concerning remediation or recommendations for materials found to contain hazardous and/or regulated substances must be directed to a licensed consultant in the State of Texas.