Mold Removal and Remediation Services In Huntersville NC and Surrounding Areas

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Is your home or commercial property experiencing mold damage and/or water damage? Our trained professionals can help you get your property back to a less toxic state with our mold removal and remediation services in the Huntersville NC area.

Causes of Mold

Mold most commonly needs a moisture and food source like wood in order to stay active and grow. That is why our water damage restoration experts will also investigate the source of moisture in addition to mitigating the mold. If we did not do this then the mold is likely to regrow after we clean it up.

Where Does It Grow?

Mold can grow almost anywhere in your house that has a moisture and food source present, and it may not always be in plain sight. It can grow on wood, in the attic, in your basement, inside of the walls, in your crawl space and more.

Is Mold Testing and Inspections Required?

We can tell you now that if you see visible mold in your house there is no need to get it tested because it will just come up positive.¬†Instead you should hire a restoration professional like ourselves to remediate it for your as soon as possible so it doesn’t get any worse. If you are not sure if mold is growing in your property because it is not visible, it is a good idea to buy a mold test kit, or hire a mold testing professional to help you out.

How Fast Can Mold Grow?

Mold will grow at varying speeds based on many factors like how many spores are present and how optimal the environment is for growth. In general though, mold can grow about 24 – 48 hours after it has come into contact with a water damaged area that also contains a food source like wood.

How Mold Spreads

Mold usually spreads by releasing sores into the atmosphere. These spores may become new colonies if they find an ideal location with moisture and a food source available. Therefore, if you have mold growing in one portion of your home or commercial property you should get rid of it before it has the chance to spread.

Mold Health Effects

Mold can cause serious damage to your health if you are breathing in the toxic fumes for too long. Some of the possible side effects that it may have include:

  • Brain fog
  • Watery eyes
  • Runny or plugged nose
  • Trouble focusing
  • Fatigue
  • Coughing and sneezing
  • And more!

You can learn more about the health risks of mold at this link.

Mold Remediation Estimated Cost in Huntersville NC

Mold is resilient, so if it is not remediated with the proper protocol it will often grow back. For this reason and some others the price of remediation averages at about $2,000. A couple major factors that will effect how much it costs to remove mold in your property would be the total square footage of the damage and how severe it actually is.

Types Of Mold

There are various Species of mold that exist, and they vary in color. Some example colors are green, yellow, brown, grey, white, black and more. Often times if you get mold testing done the industrial hygienist will be able to let you know what type of mold you have in your home or commercial property.

How to Lower Your the Chances of Mold Growth

It is quite common for mold to grow back if there are moisture and food sources available for it to do so. That being said, here are some things you can do to prevent that from happening:

  • Patch up any cracks that may be present in your foundation walls
  • Hire a professional to help waterproof and/or encapsulate your crawl space and any other parts of your home that may be at risk for water damage.
  • Check your insulation to make sure it is in good condition. If it is water damaged we recommend that you get it replaced
  • Have a company come out and check for leaks around your HVAC and plumbing components.
  • Call our professionals to check for water damage and properly dry any affected areas
  • Purchase a moisture moisture meter to make sure your property stays dry

Get Help!

Our pros are ready 24/7 for mold removal and remediation services in the Huntersville NC area. Give us a call today at: (704) 312-9768