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What is mold remediation?

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Mold remediation is the process of removing mold from an area that has been contaminated. Since mold can be hazardous to the health, effective mold remediation needs to protect the safety of the both the building's occupants and the workers tasked with handling the process....Read More

What is black mold?

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There are many different species of mold. Black mold is a type of mold that can be especially toxic. Black mold is notable for its musty odor, and it thrives in areas that are warm and moist. This type of mold has a slimy appearance and a coloration that ranges from dark green to black....Read More

What impact can mold have on a home?

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Mold damages the surfaces on which it grows, and the longer it is left to thrive, the more damage it can cause. Mold can eventually eat away at the organic structures in your home and cause deterioration....Read More

When is it necessary to get professional help to address a mold problem?

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Minor mold problems can often be handled without professional help. For example, most homes have mold growing in the bathroom due to the humid nature of this environment. A minor outbreak of mold in this space can easily be tackled with over-the-counter mold cleaner. However, if mold is growing on drywall or subflooring, or if the contaminated area exceeds 10 square feet, it's a good idea to seek professional help....Read More

How long does it take for a professional team to remove mold?

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The entire process can take anywhere from one to five days. The more mold, the longer it will take to remove. The location of the mold can also impact removal time, and mold that is in hard-to-reach places--such as behind a wall or underneath flooring--will often take longer to remove....Read More