Mold is one of the most devastating and rapidly-spreading problems a home or business owner can face in their property. It can infest your entire building in mere days and be incredibly difficult to get rid of. It can irritate allergies and, depending on the kind of mold spores involved, can even present a serious threat to your health and well-being.
Mold spores are everywhere in our environment. These microscopic particles are invisible to the human eye, but they are throughout the air. Some mold is harmless, some actually helpful, and some of it can be downright toxic. It can get into your house through HVAC systems, open windows or doors, and even stick to your clothes, hair and skin.
With mold being so prevalent, anyone who claims that they will completely remove all mold from your residence or structure is making a false statement. What you need is a company that will stop mold from growing and becoming a problem to your property. This process is called remediation.
When mold spores are exposed to even a little moisture, they can bind together to form colonies. This is the point at which you’ll begin to notice the problem. It will appear as patches, usually pink, yellow, brown or black in color, in the dampest areas of the building. It can quickly spread, however, and within 72 hours or less may be found throughout the structure. It is often accompanied by a dank, musty smell.
Every approach to mold remediation requires a unique plan of action and a scientific approach to making sure you don’t have continual problems. The usual process for mold remediation involves several steps:
If you have noticed issues with mold in your home, Ark Restoration can help. We will respond immediately to any disaster of any size at any time, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Our mold remediation professionals are highly trained expert specialists in what they do and have the most advanced tools, equipment and techniques at their disposal to handle the problem.