Avon, CT Mold Damage Remediation
With homes along Pond Ledge Hill or any historic properties like the Avon Congregational Church featuring less than ideal ventilation and airflow, situations like mold growth can be a threat.
What Can Mold Inspections Do for Your Avon Home?
The initial inspection of your property can help to determine how widespread mold damage has become. Affected materials and contents all get documented to form a custom remediation plan for your property. Our experienced team helps with:
- Mold removal
- black mold
- attic mold removal
- basement mold remediation
- bathroom mold removal
- mold inspections
Eliminating Odors from Avon Homes During Bathroom Mold Removal
Odors are a common staple of spreading mold damage, as volatile organic compounds are generated by the active colonies. The longer that mold exists and spreads throughout affected areas, the more severe these musty odors become. Deodorization practices are a critical element of mold damage remediation. Thermal foggers can reduce the severity of these smells, but it is often hydroxyl generators that complete the job.
Are Repairs After Mold Remediation Needed in Avon Homes?
Mold damage repairs are often required to resolve the structural deterioration that can result from mold colonization. The spread of these organisms can be detrimental and destructive. With a general contractor license, we can replace discarded materials, repair the sources of water damage, and provide other build-back needs.
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SERVPRO of The Farmington Valley
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Highly Trained Mold Remediation Technicians
- Specialized Mold Remediation Equipment
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Locally Owned and Operated
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (860) 675-4500
Some restoration companies advertise “mold removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mold. This is a fallacy because it’s impossible to remove all mold from a house or business; microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the facts:
- Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
- Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or on a pet.
- Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens, irritants, and toxins.
- Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return.
- Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
- Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.
Faster to Any Size Emergency
In as little as 48 hours, a minor mold issue can quickly spread through a home or business. Once you contact us, we’re dedicated to starting the remediation process quickly. This fast response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of The Farmington Valley is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Avon community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Farmington, CT
- Avon, CT
- Simsbury, CT
- Canton, CT
- Unionville, CT
- Collinsville, CT
- West Simsbury, CT
- Tarrifville, CT
- North Canton, CT
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
As water and mold damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. Learn about our water and mold training and certificates.
The Mold Remediation Process
Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:
Step 1: Emergency Contact - (860) 675-4500
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. We use various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources.
Step 3: Mold Containment
Our professionals use various containment procedures to prevent the spread of mold. We may use advanced containment procedures like negative air chambers to isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure to keep the mold spores from spreading during the cleanup process. All fans and heating and cooling systems will be turned off to prevent the spread of mold.
Step 4: Air Filtration
Our specialized filtration equipment allows our professionals to capture microscopic mold spores out of the air. We utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process.
Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
Depending on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces involved, the mold remediation process can vary significantly. In general, we’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. Depending on the severity of the infestation, we may need to remove drywall, carpeting, and other porous materials.
Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing
SERVPRO of The Farmington Valley will use a variety of cleaning techniques and products to clean your furnishings and personal belongings. Since mold infestations also cause a persistent musty odor, our professionals are also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Avon, CT home or business back to normal. Depending on the severity of mold damage, the restoration step may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, or it may involve a substantial reconstruction project.
SERVPRO knows Mold
SERVPRO of The Farmington Valley has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Avon, CT. We have seen the distress homeowners experience upon finding mold at their property. SERVPRO can help calm any mold concerns. Our trained professionals have the equipment and knowledge it takes to properly remediate mold. Call (860) 675-4500 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.