Mold Contamination Problem: What You Need to Know About Spore Removal Remediation

By November 24, 2017Mold Remediation
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If you are dealing with a mold contamination problem, there are a few things that you need to know about spore removal remediation. Can’t you just call in the professionals to deal with your mold? Of course! And you should, but it’s also prudent to make yourself familiar with what it means to “deal with mold” to ensure that your mold is treated properly.

Dealing with Your Mold Contamination Problem

When you discover a mold contamination problem in your home it can be quite worrying. Not only does mold make your home an unsafe environment to live in, but it can also have lasting effects on your health.

The first thing you should do when you discover mold in your home is to call in the professionals.

Once you call in the professional mold testing company, they will test the mold in your home to determine what type of mold you are dealing with. There are many different types of mold and it’s important to know what type of mold you have in your home so that any necessary precautions can be taken during removal.

Once testing comes back identifying the type of mold you are facing, a mold remediation company will need to come in to remove the mold and ensure that the source of the mold is treated. Without tackling the source of the mold, removing the mold will only be a temporary solution because stubborn mold will return.

Depending on the type of mold in your home, remediation solutions can vary, but they will always require identification of the source of the mold and control of that source. In many cases, leaks and humidity are the culprit and remedying these problems can control any future mold growth. With the source of moisture under control, the mold must then be thoroughly cleaned.

Cleaning the problem mold from your home requires the killing of the problem mold spores and thorough cleaning or removal of any affected items in the area of contamination. Depending on the items affected by mold, it may be necessary to permanently dispose of items (things like food or porous materials that cannot be thoroughly sanitized) or professionally clean them to kill any trace of mold.

After your mold problem has been professionally treated, the air in your home should be tested again to ensure that the problem has been controlled. Before remitting payment to any mold remediation company you should require an air quality test like this. If the company that you hire refuses to perform an air quality test after treating your home refuse payment until they do!

Letting the Professionals Deal with Your Mold Contamination Problem

The best way to ensure that your mold problem is treated thoroughly is to call a reputable mold remediation company like SafeAir! We have a long history of successfully and professionally treating mold in homes and commercial locations in Ohio and Western Pennsylvania and we’re ready to help you today. Give us a call at 440-639-1191 and let’s get your problem taken care of right away!