Mold Removal & Remediation
Not only is this a huge health concern, but it can even get to the point where you could be removed from your house. Don’t let it come to that point. Mold grows at a very fast rate when there is enough moisture in the area.
Mold Removal & Remediation
Not only is this a very serious health concern, but this situation can even get to the point where you could be removed from your house. Don’t let things come to that point. Mold grows at a very fast rate when there is enough moisture in the area. Mold develops when there is an excess of moisture and /or water in an area. This is a delicate type of service and definitely needs to be handle by trained professionals only. Our team has been trained in the process as well as the safety equipment that is required when dealing mold and mildew remediation.
Some common signs of mold include, but not limited to just these:
- Odd odors in the area
- The actual sighting of mold
- Extreme humidity in the air
- Differential colors of a material (Typically seen in carpets)
Remember that mold eats the material that it is growing on, so if you had any sort of water damage and think you might have found just one patch of mold there could indeed be other areas you might have missed. This is when it is best to consult a professional for further investigations in your home. When something is considered mold-resistant does not mean that is mold proof. Most of the material that mold is found on is wall board, carpets, and other materials that are prosperous to allow the mold to attach and grow. Wet material will eventually have mold spores that grow and expands if not removed and retreated completely professionally. There are about 50- 100 common types of indoor mold that can very easily create health issues. Some of the most common types we have found in homes is the Cladosporium, Penicillium, Alternaria, Aspergillus and the Stachybotrys Chartarum. These names probably don’t mean much to you, the only concern you have is that you want to get that mold and mildew out of your house regardless of the type.
Most molds that can grow within houses only need 24-48 hours to have a suitable material to grow on. There have been cases where the mold growth was hazardous to the occupant’s health and they had to evacuate until the home was cleared of any mold and mildew. Get a handle on any mold or mildew you may suspect in your home. Don’t wait until the problem is so severe that your family’s health is at risk.
Some areas require that any mold or mildew detected in a home must have a professional company like us The Water Damage Specialists to handle these delicate situations. There is special equipment and outer wear that is required when working in these hazard conditions to prevent illness. When dealing with such an important and serious issues as mold and mildew damage, you want to be sure that the company does the job right the first time. No one wants to relive a mold and mildew nightmare. Especially, when they have gone through the cleaning and restorations services only to find that the job was not complete. Our team makes sure that the threat of mold and mildew is definitely gone and to spot any possible threats of occurrence in the future.
Here are some of the basic steps that our team of professional Mold and Mildew Restoration Techs follow:
- Consist of an initial visit to identify the affected area and the source.
- A mold redemption plan is formulated between you and our tech.
- An important step is to keep the affected area contained to avoid contamination in other areas as the mold spores are stirred up.
- There are special filters used to help clean the air in the affected area.
- This is the most tedious part of the remediation. All affected areas and the directly surrounding materials are removed to prevent further contamination.
- The cleaned area must be thoroughly dried after all repairs are complete.
- This is the final repair process where the reconstruction is done after any and all mold-contaminated materials have been removed.
- After the final remediation is complete the search for any signs of reoccurrence water damage is done. There is an inspection for any visible mold or moldy odors to insure a successful clean-up and redemption was done.
Mold is a natural part of life and owning a home. Every house at some time or another will have an issue with mold. Most of the time this problem will be due to a leaking roof, plumbing leak issues, or flooding hazards. Let our mold remediation team come and inspect your property, this isn’t something you should be playing around with. Cost of cleaning and remediation of mold and mildew will vary pending the size of the area, the location, and the severity of the contamination. Not all jobs are the same and that is why our tech will do an individualized assessment with you regarding your particular situation. This helps us together decide the best course of action that is needed to get your home back safe and sound again.
Mold and mildew is a serious issue that can cause serious health problems. Potential health risks can be:
- Difficulty Breathing
- Irritation or Burning of the Eyes, Nose, or Throat
- Persistent Cough or Cold symptoms
- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
- Asthmas Attacks
- Allergic Reactions
- Skin Irritations
You and your family’s health is a priority and we want to remedy any mold and mildew problems you may have immediately. Some have just experienced a feeling of just not feeling well without any real explanation. Mold and Mildew can sneak into your home unnoticed if hidden behind walls or under carpets. So, anytime you have had water damage, be sure to have everything check out by professionals. Prevention will save you money as well as a lot of stress and aggravation getting a cleaning and remediation service done in a crises. Call us today for an assessment!