What Mold Damages Do Fort Pierce Homes Experience?
Understanding mold damage threats makes Fort Pierce homeowners prepared for these developments.
Mold damage can impact homes in many ways, from damaging hosting building materials to destroying affected contents. As leading mold remediation specialists for Fort Pierce, our training and knowledge in the most efficient removal techniques can help your property return to preloss condition fast after mold gets discovered.
Environmental Factors Attributing to Mold Development
Moist conditions in the house can facilitate mold colonies, microbial growth, and mildew. Multiple contributing factors can leave properties capable of meeting the environmental conditions that promote mold damage in Fort Pierce. Flooding and storm damage are threats to all of St. Lucie County and can allow for mold growth if floodwater is not quickly resolved.
Can Mold Go Away on Its Own?
Many homeowners believe that ignoring the problem can ultimately resolve it. Unfortunately, mold damage will typically not go away on its own, As the source of moisture and dampness in the house is not yet repaired. Professional mold remediation provides long-term solutions for mold damage threats.
Removing Mold from the Structure and Contents
The action of removing mold colonies from your household is not a universal one. Our specialists carefully consider thorough mold inspections to determine what materials are affected, the extent of mold damage, and how to best overcome these conditions. We have surface treatments with antimicrobial products for light damage and more aggressive sponge pressure cleaning, media blasting, sanding, and other more challenging mold damage strategies.
Post-Mold Damage Restoration Needs
After mold gets removed from the property, there are still additional steps that must get completed. We can help with:
- Surface Treatment: Mold damage can be removed through antimicrobial products, abrasive cleaning, and controlled demolition. Spraying biocides and sporicidal products can make nearby surfaces uninhabitable.
- Malodor Removal: Even with much of the mold damage removed from the property, our professionals must still contend with threatening odors circulating in the problem areas. Musty smells can be reduced and eliminated with thermal foggers and hydroxyl machines. The application of deodorizing gels are often useful.
- Content Move-Back: It is important to return removed contents to their original locations in the house. There are many instances where offsite recovery and cleaning was necessary, so our SERVPRO team manages a final inspection of these items and then transports them back to the house.
Black Mold Damage Repairs
While the focus of remediation is mold removal, we must also consider the needed actions to replace and repair structural damage that results from mold colonization. With a general contractor license, we can complete most of the build-back services required for your home after harmful mold exposure. Because controlled demolition is one of the final measures in resolving destructive mold damage, our IICRC technicians will need to replace these removed materials to return the structure to preloss condition.
Understanding the variances of mold damage and the effects it could have on your home or business shows the need for professional remediators when the time comes. We have experienced technicians with AMRT-certifications through the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) ready to help with mold removal and clean up. Give our SERVPRO of Fort Pierce NE team a call today at (772) 362-7060.