What is Mold Remediation

What is Mold Remediation?

Mold Remediation is a process that uses certain chemicals and methods for removing or eliminating the presence of mold. Mold grows in damp, humid, and dark areas and spreads by releasing spores into the air, which can quickly spread throughout a building if not contained and appropriately cleaned. Common signs of mold include visible growth, foul odors, and health issues in occupants such as coughing, watery eyes, and skin irritation. 

Trained professionals should only do mold remediation in Austin because it requires specific expertise to remove dangerous molds and prevent cross-contamination. Our technicians at Austin Water Damage are trained to perform mold inspections and decontaminations following the guidelines set forth by the IICRC. We can also perform air quality tests, moisture level testing, and mold inspections for insurance claims.

How Does My Home or Business Get Mold?

Mold spores are found naturally in the air and grow when they find a water source such as leaky roofs, broken pipes, flooding from rain, etc. It means that mold growth can happen anywhere at any time, so it’s essential to take precautions against it. Many businesses and homes do not have adequate ventilation, causing dampness and humidity to accumulate, which leads to mold growth. For example, areas with insufficient ventilation where food is stored may develop dangerous molds because of the ongoing presence of moisture and high temperatures. 

What is the Process of Mold Remediation?

In Austin and the surrounding areas, our mold removal services include the inspection of affected areas, determining the type of mold and its growth rate, removing items that may have been contaminated with mold spores, sealing off areas to prevent cross-contamination from spreading further, and applying certain chemicals to kill toxic molds. In some cases, we’ll need to use a ventilation system to reduce humidity levels in the building. It is essential since some molds can produce toxins harmful to humans. In addition, our technicians are trained to use specific mold remediation chemicals that are approved and do not pose health risks when used correctly, so you don’t have to worry about your safety or that of your loved ones.

Call us for an inspection as soon as possible if you think your home or business has a mold problem but aren’t sure what type of mold you’re dealing with.

At Austin Water Damage, we provide same-day emergency water damage restoration, repair, removal, extraction, drying, mitigation, and cleanup. No matter what kind of water damage you’ve experienced, big or small, residential or commercial, our skilled technicians can handle it all. Our service areas include North Austin, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Georgetown & Hutto, Texas. You can call us 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, for expert water damage Austin assistance. Call Austin Water Damage. Our location is 2700 W Anderson Ln unit 730 in Austin, TX 78757. Here at Austin Water Damage, our phone is 512 647 1194.

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