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Understanding Mold Concerns and Professional Remediation with SERVPRO of Greenville

6/9/2023 (Permalink)

Mold growth is seen on the backside of drywall. Discovering potential mold, like on this wall, is troubling. Call SERVPRO of Greenville, your local mold remediation professionals for help!

Mold, an ever-present, natural part of our environment, plays an essential role in breaking down organic materials. However, when it comes to our homes and businesses, its presence can raise valid concerns due to potential health effects and structural damage it may cause.

It's essential to understand that it's impossible to completely remove all mold spores indoors; some microscopic particles will always remain in the air and on surfaces. The key to managing mold is controlling moisture and humidity levels, as these conditions can promote mold growth.

Identifying a Potential Mold Issue

Musty odors, visible mold growth, and long-term moisture issues can be potential signs of a mold concern in your property. If you're experiencing any of these, professional assistance from a qualified restoration company like SERVPRO® of Greenville can help determine the necessary steps to take.

Professional Mold Remediation Services

At SERVPRO® of Greenville, our experienced team follows strict industry standards for mold remediation, using specialized tools and methods:

  1. Inspection and Damage Assessment: Our professionals will thoroughly inspect your property for signs of mold using technology designed to detect mold and hidden water sources.

  2. Mold Containment: To prevent the spread of mold during the cleanup process, we use advanced containment procedures, like negative air chambers and physical barriers.

  3. Air Filtration: We use advanced air filtration equipment, such as "air scrubbers" and HEPA vacuums, to capture microscopic mold spores from the air.

  4. Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials: Depending on the level of mold damage and the types of surfaces involved, we will use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments designed to eliminate mold colonies and help prevent new ones from forming.

  5. Cleaning and Sanitizing: We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using various cleaning techniques. We can also remove odors with air scrubbers and fogging equipment.

  6. Restoration: Depending on the extent of the mold damage, we can replace drywall, subfloors, and other building materials.

At SERVPRO® of Greenville, our IICRC-certified professionals are ready to help you navigate mold concerns and restore your property. 

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