restoring healthy indoor environments
If you’ve experienced water damage or humid conditions and suspect that you have mold somewhere within your property, allow our mold-remediation specialists to evaluate the source and extent of the mold growth. We will identify and perform the appropriate remediation steps necessary to quickly restore healthy indoor environment.
Visible mold growth
Discolored spots or streaks with fuzzy, velvety, or slimy texture can be common signs of mold.
A musty or damp smell is a sign that mold is present but may not be visible.
Water damage or leaks
Water damage or leaks provide the necessary moisture, combined with warmth and organic matter, for mold spores to thrive.
You or someone in your home or business is experiencing worsened or unexplained health issues, such as allergies, asthma, respiratory problems, or headaches.
Steps to Take if You Suspect Mold
Mold can be hard to identify, but if you suspect your property has mold or mildew (a type of mold), it’s crucial to act fast.
First Onsite Mold Remediation Process
Mold remediation refers to removing mold, disinfecting, and restoring affected areas. Our teams bring decades of experience and adhere to strict industry practices and regulations on every mold remediation job.
We will first address the cause of the mold and make any necessary repairs. This may involve fixing a leak, addressing a plumbing issue, or correcting a ventilation problem.
It is vital to contain the affected area to prevent the spread of mold spores. This step may involve sealing off the area with plastic sheeting or other materials and establishing negative air pressure within the enclosure to prevent mold spores from escaping the work area.
Once mold is contained, it can be removed using specialized cleaning products and techniques. This may involve scraping or sanding the moldy surfaces or using a chemical agent to kill the mold.
After removing the mold, we thoroughly clean and apply an appropriate disinfectant to the area, eliminating any remaining mold spores.
The final step in the process is to repair all existing damage from the source or damage caused by mold growth. The repair process may involve replacing drywall, repainting surfaces, or replacing damaged materials.
The Benefit of Hiring a Mold & Mildew Remediation Partner
Safety is a significant concern during mold removal; it’s essential to take precautions to avoid the spread of mold spores. Improper techniques or incomplete remediation by untrained people can lead to unhealthy indoor air quality, future regrowth, and damage to the structure. Ensuring safe removal and minimizing additional risks requires the experience of a professional team with the proper training and equipment to effectively eliminate the threat of future regrowth and further damage.
We call on decades of experience and strict adherence to regulations, standards, and guidelines to make the mold and mildew remediation process effective and efficient. If you suspect mold or mildew within your property, contact our emergency call center. It’s available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our services are available to you at any time. See our coverage map here.
REDUCE YOUR DOWNTIME WITH A PRE-LOSS PLAN
Creating a disaster response plan allows us to respond even more quickly and effectively. By meeting with you before any damage occurs, our teams can familiarize themselves with your property, identify important points of concern, and develop a customized plan tailored to your facility’s unique requirements. This preplanning helps us to equip you with the necessary resources to react rapidly when the need arises.
Let us help you prepare for the unexpected
When disaster strikes, knowing what to expect can make a world of difference. Discover what our specialists have to say about preparing for disaster, expediting recovery, and everything in between. We’re here to help, always.
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