Professional Mold Removal Service
Steam action restoration specialists handle water damages that lead to unwanted mold growth every day. We know prompt action is required to prevent mold growth. Mold is more likely to spread when an environment has been subject to moisture for a long period of time. If there are ongoing moisture problems in your home or building, it is critical in having an inspection and hiring an IICRC mold remediator to handle the issue. Inevitably, if moisture is not controlled mold growth will happen and the risks of your health and home are in jeopardy.
Why remove mold?
Molds are found in every environment. Mold spores reproduce rapidly when moisture is present. An institute of medicine study found excessive dampness indoors encourages the growth of molds. It is important to clean up existing indoor mold growth to prevent potential health concerns and also increase your property appeal and retain its value. In fact, a clean, fresh-smelling home sells faster.
Common Causes of Mold Growth
- Persistent Condensation
- Consistent Humidity
- Leaky water pipes and plumbing fixtures
- Flood damage that was improperly cleaned up
- Leaking roofs or windows
- Improper drainage of HVAC systems
What is Mold Remediation and removal?
Mold is a symptom of consistent moisture. With mold remediation, we treat against both water and mold to ensure it is completely removed.
Our goal as mold remediators is to return the indoor environment to a state of normal fungal ecology as well as minimize health risks and structural damage. Our staff includes certified mold remediators and certified mold inspectors who are able to determine the cause and origin of the microbial issue as well as full remediation. A timely response is the key to preventing further damage. If you are facing any of these issues, call us today to inspect your home or business.
Repair the source of moisture
Identify and repair the source of the moisture the resulted in mold growth.
Remove the mold
Properly dispose of materials contaminated with mold, including drywall, wood, and carpeting.
Clean, Deodorize and Disinfect
Clean, deodorize and disinfect the area to prevent odors and mold from returning.
Rebuild and Restoration
Rebuild the effected area to it“s original condition.
Prevention of mold in Ohio and Pennsylvania
Reduce indoor humidity (to 30-60% ) to decrease mold growth by venting bathrooms, dryers, and other moisture-generating sources to the outside; using air conditioners and de-humidifiers; increasing ventilation; and using exhaust fans whenever cooking, dishwashing, and cleaning.
Clean and dry any damp or wet building materials and furnishings within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth.
In areas where there is a perpetual moisture problem, do not install carpeting (i.e., by drinking fountains, by classroom sinks, or on concrete floors with leaks or frequent condensation).
Clean mold off hard surfaces with water and detergent, and dry thoroughly. Absorbent materials such as ceiling tiles that are moldy may need to be replaced.