Mold Removal & Remediation Services

Mold Removal & Remediation Services

Mold is highly destructive and can stain or damage almost anything in your home. Our remediation specialists are trained and certified to deal with mold issues and keep your family safe. We fix the source of moisture, treat surface molds, clean mold stains, and prevent it from returning. Plus, we always offer a risk-free quote on the removal of mold.

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What Is Mold and Why Is it Dangerous?

Mold is a fungus that grows from tiny airborne spores and flourishes in warm, moist conditions. Breaking down and decomposing dead organic matter, mold serves a vital function in our planet’s ecosystem. However, when mold thrives indoors, it can be a severe health concern. Many people are sensitive to mold exposure and can quickly develop allergic or asthmatic reactions. Others can develop symptoms such as a stuffy nose, wheeziness, fever, rash, and itchy eyes. Long-term mold exposure can even trigger upper respiratory tract infections, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and, in some cases, even fatal health conditions.

What Causes Mold?

Mold is caused by any persistent source of water. Common causes include:

  • Contaminated Water
  • Dishwasher Leaks
  • Excessive Condensation
  • Floods
  • Foundation Leaks
  • High Humidity
  • Leaky Plumbing
  • Moist Environments
  • Poor HVAC Drainage
  • Roof Leaks
  • Sewage Backups
  • Standing Water
  • Washing Machine Overflows
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What Is the Mold Removal Process?

The mold remediation process includes fixing the moisture problem, removing contaminated materials, and restoring your home. Although the exact process will vary depending on your situation, the following steps apply to most cases.

  • Fix the Moisture Source:
    Our specialists will assess your situation and then fix the source of the moisture. Usually, this involves repairing leaks, improving ventilation, or removing standing water.
  • Mold Removal:
    Next, they remove the problem by cutting out moldy surfaces and contaminated walls, flooring, and cabinets. Our technicians will take precautions to prevent the spread of airborne mold spores.
  • Dry Out:
    They then dry your home with high-velocity air movers and structural drying dehumidifiers. Drying will stop future mold growth and keep it from spreading.
  • Disinfect and Deodorize:
    Once dry, they disinfect your home to kill mold spores and use ozone machines to stop smells. These treatments limit the potential for additional damage and prevent the need for mold cleanup in the future.
  • Reconstruction:
    Finally, they rebuild and restore your home. Often this includes installing new walls, cabinets, or carpeting. Once we finish, you will never know it happened.

After providing a free quote, your remediation specialist will answer any questions about the cleaning process.

What Are the Effects of Mold?

Cosmetic and structural issues are the main effects of mold. However, exposure to mold does pose some health risks. Some sources of moisture can lead to other property damage as well.

Cosmetic Damage

It will leave unsightly black spots or stains. Stale or musty odors are also common.

Cosmetic Damage

It will leave unsightly black spots or stains. Stale or musty odors are also common.

Structural Damage

A large mold infestation will actually eat away at your home. Walls and cabinets will crumble and wood can rot, making your home unsafe.

Structural Damage

A large mold infestation will actually eat away at your home. Walls and cabinets will crumble and wood can rot, making your home unsafe.

Health Risks

It can cause a runny nose or allergy-like symptoms, especially for those prone to asthma attacks or respiratory issues. In rare cases, it will cause lung infections.

Health Risks

It can cause a runny nose or allergy-like symptoms, especially for those prone to asthma attacks or respiratory issues. In rare cases, it will cause lung infections.

Water Damage

Depending on the moisture issue, you may have additional damage like soaked walls, cabinets, or carpeting that will break down in time.

Water Damage

Depending on the moisture issue, you may have additional damage like soaked walls, cabinets, or carpeting that will break down in time.

The Most Dangerous Types of Mold Found in Your Home

Mold is not always harmful. Nevertheless, certain species of mold pose a serious threat if left untreated. The following are species of toxic mold that commonly grow inside buildings with water damage and moisture:

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Stachybotrys

Also known as “black mold,” stachybotrys can cause flu-like symptoms, diarrhea, headaches, memory loss, and severe respiratory damage. While stachybotrys is a health risk for everyone, it is especially dangerous for children. It is important to know that black mold is not always black – it can also be dark grey or green and is usually accompanied by a musty or mildewy odor.

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Chaetomium

Like black mold, chaetomium is attracted to moist indoor environments. Chaetomium commonly grows in wet, dark spaces such as underneath drywall, wallpaper, baseboards, and carpets. Exposure to chaetomium spores can lead to mild symptoms such as allergies, red eyes, or shortness of breath. It can also have extreme health consequences, including neurological damage and autoimmune disease.

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Aspergillus

Aspergillus mold spores most often grow on food, spices, and stored grains. They can also be carried indoors on shoes and clothing and thrive in carpeted spaces. Aspergillus spores can be health risks for anyone with a compromised immune system. Exposure can cause allergic reactions and lung infections, such as aspergillosis.

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Penicillium

Like aspergillus, penicillium is prevalent in many everyday environments. It grows on decaying vegetation/compost, wood, fruit, vegetables, and building materials in water-damaged environments. When trapped indoors, it can disperse into the air and house dust, causing asthmatic reactions, bronchitis, respiratory illnesses, and dangerous infections that can turn fatal.

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Fusarium

Fusarium is frequently found in plant debris and soil. It also enjoys moist areas, such as inside drywall and foam insulation, beneath the carpet, and on humidifier pans or HVAC systems. Fusarium species can cause mycotoxicosis if ingested in food colonized by the fungal organism. A serious but rare eye infection known as fusarium keratitis can also arise due to exposure to fusarium spores.

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Alternaria

Alternaria rapidly multiplies during the spring and summer months, particularly in moist and humid climates. This mold type is rarely found in building materials but can grow on electric cables, cardboard, and other textiles in your home. If inhaled, Alternaria can cause hay fever, asthma, and allergic reactions in hypersensitive individuals.

Is Mold Affecting Your Family's Health?

When it grows in your home, toxic mold can cause a wide range of health problems. If you or your children already have health conditions, certain species like black mold can be especially dangerous. The most significant health complication that mold creates is respiratory-related. If undetected or unremoved, mold can cause chronic coughing and severe asthmatic attacks. Mold can also affect the pressure in your sinuses, causing headaches and infections. Toxic mold syndrome is perhaps the scariest side-effect of all. This condition involves swelling in the brain, which can lead to confusion, listlessness, and reduced blood flow.

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Most Common Areas to Check for Mold in Your Home

Mold loves dense spaces where moisture is easily trapped. It can grow anywhere, including living rooms and bedrooms, but it tends to be found in the bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room.

Bathroom

  • In the Shower and Bathtub: Mold can seep into small cracks, grow on shower handles and heads, or spread along shower and bathtub surfaces that do not dry. Run your bathroom fan during and after a shower or bath to reduce moisture.
  • In the Sink: Beware of faucet leaks and wet plumbing fixtures. They can get moldy in a hurry.
  • In the Toilet: Regularly check under the toilet seat and around the lip of the toilet rim for mold. It can also grow behind and under the toilet itself.
  • In the Walls: One of the most dangerous places for mold to grow is in walls, because it can spread undetected for a long time and unknowingly jeopardize your family’s health.
  • On the Floor: In bathrooms that lack ventilation, mold spores can even latch onto well-ventilated and open surfaces, such as the floor.

Kitchen

  • The Kitchen Sink: Mold loves wet spaces. Kitchen sinks are especially fertile ground for mold. Check underneath your sink for small leaks to help prevent outbreaks.
  • The Fridge: Even with the colder temperatures, your refrigerator can become contaminated with mold spores – especially if you accidentally leave moldy food inside it for a long time.
  • The Pantry: Mold can easily grow on dry cereals, bread, and stored grains if the conditions are right. Clean your pantry often and properly seal your food to be proactive.
  • The Microwave and Stove: Microwaves and stoves produce heat, which can create condensation and moisture as hot air tries to escape. Inspecting the dark corners for mold and mildew is always wise, and you should make use of kitchen fans to reduce moisture during cooking.
  • Other Places Where Food Crumbs Lay: Mold loves to grow in tight spaces. When crumbs are left to rot or decay behind cabinets and pantries, spores will likely propagate quickly.
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Bedroom

  • On Your Mattress: Mold can even find its way on or underneath a mattress. Given that you likely spend every night sleeping on your bed, the close proximity of such spore colonies is especially hazardous.
  • Windows: As warm, indoor air condenses around cold, drafty windows, the glass will begin to sweat with water droplets. This moisture will eventually cause the sills and casings to become wet and develop mold over time.
  • AC and Heating Vents: Naturally attracted to damp surfaces and warm areas, mold loves to cling to air-conditioning units, ductwork, and heating vents.

Other Places in the Home You May Find Mold

As a fungal species, mold is very adaptive and capable of surviving practically anywhere there is moisture. If damp for an extended period, mold will happily dwell in attics, refrigerator drip pans, washing machines, chimneys, and cabinets. With our technicians cleaning and treating your water-damaged areas, we can help stop the spread.

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How Much Does It Cost for Mold Removal & Remediation?

Our team is available 24 hours a day to deal with mold emergencies. Prioritizing your health and peace of mind, our certified technicians will happily conduct a free inspection of the affected area and customize a plan of action that clearly outlines our services and all related costs. When it comes to mold remediation, the costs are determined by the scope and area of the infestation. Regardless of the job size, we offer competitive and fair prices without cutting corners, ensuring mold is properly eliminated from your business or home.

Can I Remove Mold Myself?

Removing mold can be hazardous and complicated. If remediation is performed without proper equipment or protocol, you may become sick. Even worse, the mold may end up all over your building. With goggles, protective gear, masks, and best-in-class tools, our remediation specialists will inspect your attic, crawlspace, ductwork, carpet, and walls to securely remove any mold colonies.

Does Home Insurance Cover Mold Removal Services?

Most home insurance policies include coverage for mold removal costs after sudden and accidental damage. The main exception is damage caused by groundwater flooding. However, your policy may exclude other causes as well. Our mold professionals accept all insurance companies and can even bill them directly.

Why Hire a Mold Removal Company?

Getting rid of mold is more than cleaning with bleach. It will return in weeks or even days unless you find and fix the moisture problem. A mold remediation company specializes in removing mold and addressing the water source that caused it. We are remediation specialists that can quickly restore your property. Call for a free quote and professional assistance now. The mold specialist will inspect your home and devise the right plan to address your problem.

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Always Free Estimates

Our specialists assess the damage and provide a risk-free quote on remediation.

24-Hour Emergency Water Removal

With our emergency response, we can start restoring your home right away.

30-Minute Response Time

Our restoration experts arrive in 30-minutes to keep your home and family safe.

Licensed and Insured

They carry proper insurance and licenses to protect you throughout restoration.

Professional Equipment and Techniques

They use state-of-the-art equipment and advanced techniques for fast removal and repair.

We Work With Your Insurance Company

They accept all insurance policies and can work with your carrier directly.

Local Professionals

Our local specialists are trained and certified to restore your house safely.

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Water Damage Restoration

WATER DAMAGE RESTORATION

Water Damage Can Be From A Broken Dishwasher Hose, Washing Machine Overflow, Dishwasher Leakage, Broken / Leaking Pipes, Flood Waters, Groundwater Seepage, Building Envelope Failures (Leaking Roof, Windows) 24/7 Emergency Assistance. For Immediate Help Call Today!

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What is Water Damage Restoration?

Water damage restoration can return your home to the way it was before the damage occurred. Water restoration is a specialized service that removes water from your home and restores it to a livable, pre-damaged condition.

While it’s understandable to feel panicked when your home has flood damage or another water intrusion, it’s also important to realize you need to act as quickly as you can. The longer you wait, the more extensive the damage will get—and the longer the water cleanup will take.

Water can cause more than structural damage to your home. It can also present a serious health hazard. It doesn’t take long for standing water to breed mold and bacteria, pathogens that can cause severe respiratory illnesses, and other problems.

Water Damage Cleanup & Restoration

Water Damage Cleanup & Restoration – When you are dealing with Water Damage, immediate action is crucial. Our professionals respond immediately and use advanced equipment and techniques to remove the water quickly. They closely monitor and document the drying process to verify your property is dried properly and thoroughly. unexpected water damage can occur from numerous sources including: leaks from broken pipes, malfunctioning sump pumps, heavy rain water, fire suppression systems, backed up sewer lines, severe weather changes and more.

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Residential Water Damage Restoration

From leaking faucets to burst pipes and flooding, water damage is one of the most common and potentially destructive problems you can face as a homeowner. If not taken care of immediately, excess water in your home can promote electrical hazards, cause expensive damage to your home’s structure and furnishings and can even lead to the growth of hazardous mold.

Commercial Water Damage Restoration

Water damage such as floods, plumbing leaks, broken pipes, storms, sewage backup and appliance malfunctions can all cause unexpected destruction in your business. Getting it cleaned up and back to its rightful state is job number one. We minimize interruptions to your business and do everything possible to keep your doors open during the restoration process.

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Water Damage Restoration Process

Every water damage situation is a little different, and requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for the “typical” water damage emergency.

Emergency Contact

Believe it or not, the water damage restoration process begins the minute you call us!
Our IICRC trained professionals are ready for your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
During our first conversation with you, we begin to guide you through the crisis.
We’ll ask several questions to help us better understand your needs and determine the equipment and resources we bring on site – but more importantly, we listen.

Inspection and Water Damage Assessment

When we arrive at your property, we determine the scope of the damage. We’ll inspect and test to determine the extent of damage and how far the moisture has traveled to ensure proper and complete restoration. Before we get to work, we’ll ask you to sign some paperwork that gives us permission to help you.

Water Removal / Water Extraction

The water removal process begins almost immediately and removes the majority of the water. We use powerful commercial-grade pumps and vacuum units to quickly remove hundreds or thousands of gallons from your property, which helps prevent secondary water damage and mold growth.

Removal of un-salvageable materials

If the water has damaged drywall or floors, depending on the source of the water, building materials as well as furnishings may need to be removed.
We photo-catalog the extent of the damage and keep a detailed record of the property damage loss.

Drying and Dehumidifying

We use commercial equipment to remove the remaining water that is harder to access. Our Professionals will use room measurements, temperature, and relative humidity to determine the optimal number of air movers and dehumidifiers needed to dry your home or business. We will visit your home or office several times after the equipment has been set up to monitor the drying process to make sure it’s drying fast.

Cleaning and Sanitizing

We clean all of the items that can be restored as well as the structures damaged by the water using a number of techniques.
Our professionals are trained to provide sanitizing treatments and to remove odors and deodorize your property.

Restoration

Restoration is the process of restoring your home or business to its pre-loss condition. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall and installing new carpet, or may entail major repairs, such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business.

Communicating with your insurance company

Because we keep a detailed record of the type and the extent of the water damage, we provide your insurance company with the data they need to process your claim.

When your home or commercial property has water damage from storm damage, flooding or leaks, we have the knowledge, training, expertise and equipment to properly restore your property.

What To Do After Water Damage

  • Water and bacteria-growth damages can begin within hours. Call for professional help.
  • Remove as much water as possible by mopping and blotting.
  • Remove wet area rugs or other floor coverings not permanently attached.
  • Do not attempt to start removing wall-to-wall carpet without a professional.
  • Lift draperies from the floor, loop through a coat hanger and hang them on a drapery rod.
  • Wipe furniture, prop up wet cushions to dry and place aluminum foil under furniture legs.
  • Move photos, paintings and art objects to a safe, dry location.
  • Pack books tightly on shelves until a restoration pro can begin specialized drying.
  • Open drawers, closets and cabinets to enhance drying.

What Not To Do After Water Damage

  • Never enter a room with standing water until electricity has been turned off!
  • Never use a regular household vacuum to remove water.
  • Never lift tacked-down carpet without professional help.
  • Never use electrical appliances while on wet carpet or flooring.
  • Do not disturb visible mold.
  • Do not remove books from shelves.

Equipment Used By Our Professional

Water Removal Equipment

  • Moisture Detectors, Hygrometers And Other Meters Measure The Extent Of Moisture Saturation
  • Infrared Camera May Be Used To Identify Water Location For Thorough Water Removal
  • Submersible And Gas-Powered Pumps For Continuous Pumping Of High-Level Water
  • Truck Mounted And Portable Extraction Units Perform Efficient Water Removal

Sanitizing Agents, Germicides, & Anti-Microbial Treatments

  • Deodorization Products Control Odors From Excessive Moisture
  • Disinfection Products Stop The Growth Of Bacteria, Fungi, Mildew And Other Harmful Micro-Organisms

Hi-Tech Drying Equipment

  • Drying Equipment Helps Prevent Property Water Damage Like Swelling And Warping Of Floors, Walls And Furniture
  • Industrial Grade Dehumidifiers Minimize Secondary Water Damage
  • High-Speed Air Movers Create Airflow Across Walls, Carpets, Pads And Furniture, Evaporating moisture

Why Choose Our Professional

They’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

Our professionals are dedicated to responding immediately to water emergencies. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.

They’re Highly Trained Water Damage Specialists

Our professionals specialize in water damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. They have extensive water damage restoration training with an emphasis on monitoring and documenting the drying process until completion.

  • Water Cleanup and Damage Restoration Technicians
  • Applied Structural Drying Technicians

They Use Advanced Water Restoration Equipment and Techniques

Their advanced equipment helps to detect hidden moisture, extract the standing water quickly, and thoroughly clean and dry your home and belongings. They finish the job with professional deodorization and sanitizing agents for your comfort and safety.

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How we can help

We understand what you may be going through when your home suddenly falls into disrepair. The fear, the uncertainty, stress, and sheer horror at the loss of personal items and to see your home in such a poor state.

We provide you with highly competitive rates and a 100% GUARANTEE on all water damage services provided. Our water damage specialists go the extra mile to ensure you, the customer, are completely satisfied with our services, pricing, and professionalism starting from your initial call to us and ending when your property is fully clean and restored. We encourage comparing our services, pricing, and guarantee with other water damage restoration companies and are confident we will earn your trust.

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