Have you recently discovered mold in your residential or commercial building, or do you suspect that there might be mold growth? If so, it is important to take action immediately to avoid major structural damage to the property and serious health risks. Providence Restoration of Monroe, NC, offers skilled and experienced mold remediation contractors that will work closely with you and your insurance company to find the best solution for you.
Mold can be difficult to cleanup and eliminate without the proper cleaning equipment and techniques. Fortunately, Providence Restoration has the expertise and experience to quickly and efficiently remove mold at the source of the problem so it is gone for good!
Mold is often caused when your property is exposed to moisture. In the right type of climate, mold can develop and spread quickly. More often than not, mold is accompanied by water damage which could cause further damage to your property if not successfully remediated. Providence Restoration offers water damage restoration services if this is the case for you.
People often want to rely on the most convenient or cheapest method of treatment when it comes to mold. However, any type of Do-It-Yourself cleanup and removal will not thoroughly clean up and remove mold. If you are able to remove surface mold, you are only removing a small portion of a much bigger problem. Typically, visible mold is just a small portion of an underlying issue. Professional mold remediation technicians will be able to find the source of the mold problem and remove the mold at that point. To completely and successfully eradicate a mold problem, the source of the problem needs to be eliminated and this can be difficult to find without the help of experts.
Mold remediation specialists, like Providence Restoration carries the proper certifications and licenses to offer top-quality mold remediation services. You can count on us to properly handle any situation. We take the health of you and your family seriously, which is why we take all measures to prevent cross-contamination.
If you are in need of expert mold cleanup, please call our office at (704) 946-8534 . At Providence Restoration, we pride ourselves on being able to help our clients reclaim their residential or commercial buildings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
Frequently Asked Questions
Anytime the moisture levels in your home are at 60% or higher, mold can grow. What’s frustrating for many property owners is that they don’t see a puddle on the floor or water dripping from the ceiling. When mold grows, the source of the moisture is usually hidden under floorboards or behind walls.
It could be. Because mold spores are microscopic and airborne, you’ll end up breathing them into your lungs. Depending on the type of mold and how well your immune system functions, you may develop some serious health symptoms that could end up being the result of mold. That’s why a mold remediation company takes mold removal so seriously. The space affected by mold is isolated and contained during cleaning so the spores won’t spread to other areas of the house, and the remediation team stays suited up in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the process.
For the majority of surfaces in your home, bleach won’t actually get rid of your mold problem. It’s the “iceberg effect.” Visible mold is usually a small percentage of the actual amount of mold growth. Bleach can’t kill mold on porous surfaces like wood, and while tile or fiberglass surfaces can be cleaned with bleach, often the mold has spread far deeper. The reason why mold remediation companies don’t recommend DIY cleanup isn’t because they want to make more money; they know, in their experience, that a mold problem is usually far more invasive than can be seen with the naked eye. Simply cleaning the surfaces can provide false assurances that you got rid of the mold, only to have it come back time and time again.
Sometimes mold remediation is included if the cause of the mold was a “covered peril” like a burst hot water heater or water damage caused by firefighters extinguishing a fire in your house. Gradual water damage - like from a leaking pipe or hose - will often cause mold growth, but your insurance coverage will usually not cover that by claiming that it was caused by poor maintenance or neglect. If your insurance company denies your claim, you should request an inspection from a mold remediation company who can help you document the source of the mold
If the inspection/assessment process was able to pinpoint the source and cause of the mold growth, once that source is repaired, you can be relatively confident about the success of remediation. Ask if your restoration technician has the IICRC certification for “Applied Microbial Remediation.” You can also request a “post remediation mold clearance” from a third-party mold inspector to re-test the area for any remaining traces of mold before the area is treated with a sealer or encapsulant to resist future mold growth.