Why call a mold removal company

It is a known fact that the value of home or a property gets deflated when it is damaged, for that reason it’s essential for homeowners or property owners to take the required steps to protect their investment. If there has been a bad case of mold infestation in your home you must not waste any time in trying to treat it on your own and immediately call a reputable mold removal company.

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Mold damage removal companies can help identify and remove mold in homes

Hiring a professional can be a very sensible choice when a large part of your house has been affected with mold. Under ideal situations, molds are known to grow at a rapid rate, which makes it important to take immediate action. When you hire the services of a professional mold removal company you can rest assured in the knowledge that your house will become mold free again. Some of the techniques that they may use include mold filtration, mold removal and a thorough testing of your home after the completion of the mold removal process.

To ensure your mold removal job is done right the first time, make sure you check out the company before you hire them. The company you decide on should be properly licensed, carry adequate insurance and be willing to give you references from satisfied customers. Doing a check on the company before hand will help you to choose the one best suited to your needs and expectations.

When you hire a professional mold removal company, the process of removing mold is taken care of in a few simple steps. First and foremost the experts of the company will evaluate if there is really a need for implementing a mold removal process. They will also find out the kind of mold they have to deal with and the exact location of the mold. If there is mold growth in your home then you will find a persistent musty odor in the areas that are affected, even if the mold is hidden from view.

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Mold removal containment in local home

When the company has adequately diagnosed the severity of the mold growth in your home, the mold removal specialists will start working on the effected areas to remove the mold damage at its roots. Steps will be taken to prevent the spread of mold to other parts of your house by using plastic sheeting and duct tape to seal off the damaged area while the removal is taking place. This is called containment and it usually involves negative air to prevent any air from escaping the containment without passing through a HEPA air filtration device. Then, the latest techniques for removing mold spores from your home will be implemented to ensure that the damage and potential health hazards caused by mold are eliminated.

Molds are not only found on the water damaged walls.  They may also be found in other parts of your home, which you may not even have thought of, however, a mold removal specialist can find the places where the molds are lurking and make use of a special cleaning solution for the cleaning of nonporous surfaces.

After the mold has been removed and all surfaces have been HEPA vacuumed and cleaned a mold clearance test needs to be set up with an independent mold testing company (not affiliated with the mold removal company). If the test comes back and the mold has been adequately removed then the containment can be removed. If, however, the test fails then the mold removal company should clean again for free.

In conclusion, mold and the potential damage it can cause should not be taken lightly. Bringing in a professional mold removal company, with skilled professionals experienced in its removal will help protect your investment and the health of your family.

About Dan Camara

Dan Camara is the CEO of PuroClean Home Rescue in Sacramento. We have been helping the good folks of Northern California with water damage dryouts, mold removal and fire cleanups for nearly 5 years now. Connect with me on Google+
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2 Responses to Why call a mold removal company

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  2. Lincoln Nebraska Mold Testing says:

    Great article on why you need a professional to inspect, test or remove your mold contamination. Well written by an obvious mold remediation professional!

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