Does homeowner’s insurance cover any of the costs?
Mold remediation is sometimes covered by insurance, or it may be included under water damage repairs. You will need to contact your insurance agent for details.
What is the process and how does it work?
For mold remediation the first objective is to find out where the water is coming from and how we can stop that intrusion from coming into your home. Next we remove all effected materials ie: drywall boards, cabinetry, ect. We then discard of those materials in a safe and clean manor. Following that we preform a demolition cleanup and we wipe down all studs, beams and exposed surfaces. Finally we HEPA Vacuums all surfaces and do a final treatment to get the property ready for a 3rd party verification (PRV), where we get clearance that all work has been complete.
What does mold remediation services include?
- HEPA air filtration
- HEPA vacuuming
- negative air containment procedures
- demolition, removal of damaged materials
- cleaning and disinfecting of remaining building materials
- antimicrobial treatment
- attic and crawlspace treatment
Can we be home during the remediation?
In most cases, yes. We build full containment chambers around affected areas in order to keep occupants safe and to avoid cross contamination. If for some reason, we determine that you should not be in the property during clean up, we will let you know.
Are the antimicrobial chemicals toxic
No, the chemicals we use are registered with the EPA as plant based non-toxic and are commonly used in both the hospital and construction industries. We have at times used a simple detergent when working with clients who have a weakened immune system or allergic reactions to any type of chemicals.
What if you find more mold during our project?
If additional contamination or damage is discovered during your project, we will document it with pictures and/or video and immediately discuss any necessary additional work with you – before performing the work.
Will the musty odor go away?
Yes. The musty odor will be gone after a thorough remediation is completed.