Visible mold growth inside the home is a sign of a more severe problem than meets the eye. Failing to deal with mold quickly can bring significant health risks to individuals within the home.
Our mold abatement experts at STOP Restoration of Charlotte North have the years of expertise and industry-leading tools needed to safely eliminate mold.
If you would like your home inspected, or team can evaluate your home for the presence of mold and collect mold samples to send off for testing at no cost.
Get in touch with our Huntersville company by calling (704) 312-1121 today.
Steps to Remediate Mold
Getting a handle on mold takes the right tools and right solutions. The process needs to eliminate both the source of moisture and the mold itself.
Containment of the Affected Area
To stop further spread, our North Charlotte mold removal specialists will identify major sources of growth and set up HEPA air scrubbers to begin killing mold at the source.
Monitoring Air Flow
Since mold is invisible when airborne, it is important to determine where mold is spreading in the home based on ventilation and air flow.
Identifying Sources of Moisture
It is necessary to determine the sources of moisture and humidity so they can be eliminated.
Addressing the uNderlying Moisture Problem
There are many different ways that excess moisture can be present in the home. Making sure all sources are repaired and eliminated will keep the problem from coming back.
Using Sanitizers and Biocides
Our team will use highly-effective, EPA-registered products to begin killing mold spores.
The walls, carpet, and various surfaces in the home need to be sufficiently disinfected to eliminate the mold.
Covering areas of severe mold growth with encapsulants is an effective way to ensure total abatement.
Sources of Mold Growth
You may be wondering how mold gained such a dangerous foothold in your home to begin with. Excess humidity and moisture are the cause, but how moisture problems begin will vary from home to home.
The most common reasons for mold problems include:
- Plumbing & Sewage Problems
- Leaks in the Roof
- Insufficient Drainage Around the Home
- Insufficient Ventilation in the Home (Especially the Bathroom, Kitchen, or Utility Room)
- Crawlspace or Basement Problems
- Broken Appliances
- Poorly Designed or Broken Irrigation Systems.
Our team of experts is ready to get to work to quickly address and eliminate your mold problem. You can expect us to arrive on time, provide clear communication, and deliver superior end-results.
Make an appointment online or reach out to us at (704) 312-1121 today!