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Toxic black mold is can be hazardous to your health and everyone else living with you. The first step is to run a test to see if it's present.
Excessive mold can cause all sorts of problems in your home, including bad odors. We will remove those problem areas.
We will help you with water damage as a result of flooding, backed up sewer, or even if you accidentally left the tap on.
Mold can grow very quickly so hiring a mold remediation company is your best option so that your current mold situation is taken care of and the potential of future outbreaks are minimized. Below is a brief description of what the professional do to remove problem areas.
The first step in the process is to analyze the damage caused by out of control mold growth and identify what type of mold is causing the problem. Unfortunately, mold tends to grow in places hidden from everyday view such as areas inside walls and other hollow spaces. A professional will use hygrometers and other specialized equipment to detect these problem areas throughout your property.
Not only that, because mold thrives on consistent sources of moisture, it is crucial that the source of the moisture is located. This is likely a slow leak from a broken pipe that is hidden near the mold outbreak. Special infrared cameras are utilized in order detect that leakage as it tends to be cooler than the surrounding area.
Getting Rid Of Leaks
Once the leak has been identified, the next step is fixing everything that’s contributing to the problem. Once plugged, the area needs to be sealed off and ventilated in order to dry the areas around the leak and remove excess humidity from the air.
Simultaneously, any mold infested material is carefully removed and disposed of in a manner that prevents the spread of microscopic mold spores and follows all environmental regulations. Typically, these materials are drywall, wooden studs, flooring, furniture, etc. If the mold growth is the result of flooding, this process can be rather intensive and require the cooperation of your insurance company.
Because mold can cause respiratory issues, professionals wear the proper clothing, eye protection, masks, etc. to prevent any harm that can come from exposure to the toxics the molds excrete.
Some property owners make the mistake of ignoring mold. However, as mentioned above, a mold infestation can spread quickly given a constant source of moisture. Mold exposure over time an lead to many health risks such as respiratory issues, skin rashes, and worse. This is especially true if there are children, pregnant women, or the elderly in the property.
Call us today for a free quote. This is definitely a problem that only gets worse the longer you put it off.