Residential Mold Detection & Removal Services
Don’t let your home and health be destroyed by mold!
The growth of mold is silent but dangerous and is one of the worst contaminants known. Indoor mold can grow on damp or wet surfaces such as wood and drywall, wallpaper, ceiling tiles, carpets, and insulation material. Mold starts to grow in as little as 48 hours and if left alone it can have serious impacts on your health and your property’s structure. If you see or suspect any type of mold in your home, we’re ready 24/7 to eliminate the problem and prevent any further damage.
Mold can be a major problem when it enters your home. We use the most recent infrared technology during our mold detection process with special chemicals to remove the mold and protect your property.
ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning and Restoration specializes in mold removal and remediation. Mold can cause serious health risks and can cause extensive damage if not treated properly. Each one of our expert technicians is professionally certified and trained by the IICRC.
Our certified and experienced technicians can handle any size mold infestation no matter how large. We will work efficiently and effectively to eliminate your mold. At ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning and Restoration we take great pride in serving our communities in Westchester and Fairfield counties. We are available 24/7 for your convenience.
Each mold infestation requires a custom plan of attack for proper removal. Trust the experts at ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning and Restoration to eliminate your mold and get the job done right. We are also experienced in working with insurance companies directly to save you time and get your property restored quickly.
What steps should you take once mold is identified?
- Hire our professionals at ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning & Restoration
- Fix or stop the cause of moisture
- React promptly – dry and clean impacted areas
- Make sure building structures and plumbing are up to code
- Document all actions
- Develop a remediation plan detailing the method, scope, time, and controls to be used
- Inform all parties impacted and determine if they need to be relocated
- Impacted items need to be removed under negative pressure containment and in such a manner that does not contaminate clean areas
- All items/materials that can be cleaned should be itemized along with the cleaning method
- HVAC system needs to be evaluated for impact and should be decontaminated if necessary
- Visual examination should be made to ensure all visible contamination has been removed
- Upon project completion, clearance sampling should be performed to ensure areas are safe for re-occupancy
For trusted and experienced mold removal in Westchester and Fairfield counties, call ServiceMaster Superior Cleaning and Restoration today.
When moisture is present indoors, did you know that mold can grow in as little as 48 hours? Floods, slow leaks, broken pipes and even excessive humidity may cause mold to form. Indoor mold contamination has been identified as a major contributor to allergies and poor indoor air quality. Despite the rapidly growing body of knowledge about mold, it remains the subject of a lot of confusion.
What is Mold?
Mold is a microscopic life form present in all parts of the world. A natural part of the decay process of organic materials, there are many different species
of mold. These diverse species have much in common:
- Molds require an organic food source. The most common food source indoors is cellulose, present in building materials such as wood and drywall.
- Molds require oxygen; it is not found underwater.
- Molds require moisture. Buildings must be kept dry to prevent mold.
- Molds spread by tiny particles called “spores.” Spores may be greenish, brown or black and are visible as fuzzy looking growths on walls, floors or ceilings. They are unpleasant to look at and may emit an unpleasant, musty odor. As mold acts to digest decaying organic matter, it eventually destroys whatever surface it grows on.
- Exposure to mold spores may cause mild to severe allergic reactions, depending on the individual.