Mold Remediation Services
Big Red’s mold remediation service involves a thorough process of identifying and removing mold growth from a home or building. Our strategy is to go beyond and determine the root cause for the mold growth, before we take any further remediation steps. Our typical process, includes containment, the use of air filtration equipment to remove mold spores, decontaminating and disinfecting the affected areas, repairing or replacing any damaged building materials, applying our anti-microbial solutions to prevent mold reoccurrence, and finally, a post-remediation IAQ test to ensure the mold is completely removed.
What is Mold, and Why is it Dangerous?
Mold is a type of fungus that grows in damp or humid environments. It is commonly found in areas with poor ventilation and high moisture levels, such as basements, bathrooms, and kitchens.
Mold produces tiny airborne spore particles that can be inhaled into the lungs, and cause health problems in people exposed to it. Inhaling mold spores can cause allergic reactions, asthma attacks, and respiratory problems. Mold can also irritate the eyes, skin, and mucous membranes.
In addition to the health risks, mold can also damage building materials and structures. It can cause wood to rot and damage wallpaper, paint, and other surfaces. If left untreated, mold can spread quickly and cause significant damage to a home or building.
What is Mold Remediation?
Mold remediation is the process of identifying and removing mold growth from a home or building. It is important to address mold growth as soon as it is discovered, as mold can cause health problems and damage building materials.
If you have discovered mold in your home or building, the first step is to contact a professional mold remediation company. They will assess the extent of the mold growth and develop a plan to safely and effectively remove the mold.
The Big Red Mold Remediation process typically involves the following steps:
- Containment: The mold remediation company will set up containment barriers to prevent the spread of mold spores during the remediation process.
- Air filtration: The company will use air filtration equipment to remove mold spores.
- Removal: The mold growth will be carefully removed using specialized tools and techniques. This may involve scraping, sanding, or using a biocide to kill the mold.
- Cleaning: Once the mold has been removed, the affected areas will be thoroughly decontaminated and disinfected.
- Repair: Any damaged building materials will be repaired or replaced.
- Anti-Microbial: Application of non-leaching, anti-microbial solutions to prevent mold re-growth.
- IAQ Testing: Indoor air quality (IAQ) testing is important after mold remediation, to ensure that the mold has been properly removed and that the air in the building is safe to breathe.
When should you call in the Experts for Mold Removal
You should call in the experts for mold removal if you have discovered mold growth in your home or building. A professional mold remediation company like Big Red, will have the training, experience, and equipment to safely and effectively remove the mold and prevent it from returning.
If you see visible mold growth, or if you can smell a musty odor, it is important to take action immediately. Mold can spread quickly and can cause health problems and damage to building materials, so it is essential to address the problem as soon as possible.
If you suspect you have a mold problem but are not sure, you can also call a professional mold inspection company to assess the situation and determine the best course of action. A professional inspection will provide you with peace of mind and ensure that the mold is properly removed and remediated.
Why Mold Removal & Remediation is a job for Experts
Mold removal and remediation is a job that experts should handle for several reasons. First, mold can cause health problems, so it is important to remove it safely and effectively to prevent exposure to mold spores. Second, mold can damage building materials and structures, so it is important to have the right tools and techniques to remove the mold without causing further damage. Finally, proper mold remediation requires knowledge of building construction and the types of mold and their characteristics, which is why it is best left to professionals who are trained and experienced in this field.