Mold Damage Cleanup
Mold Damage Remediation and Removal Services and Water Damage Control
One of the most damaging events that can happen to a home is flooding that occurs as a result of damaged pipes, a fire or a severe weather situation. The immediate goal for the homeowners is water damage control and basic clean up; in other words, to stop the flow of water and to remove the water from the home. Once the water is gone, thenstructural drying will need to be encouraged both naturally and with professional drying equipment. Usually, this step in the water damage control process is undertaken by either plumbing or water damage specialists. It may feel very satisfying for homeowners to enter a home that was once completely covered with water and find that it appears to be dry; but unfortunately, the hard work is not over. No home is completely restored after experiencing water damage until it has utilized mold clean up services.
Basically, the most effective way to perform mold clean up services is to clean mold spores from materials, at least those that can be cleaned. If professional water damage control specialists cannot effectively clean mold from carpets, structures and furniture, then this items must be removed in order to keep occupants safe from harmful fungi. It is also very important that anyone who is performing mold clean up wear proper protective attire and understand how to reduce their risk of contamination. This safety risk is one of the reasons most homeowners leave mold clean up services in the capable hands of professionals.
Be Safe and Call an Expert
Depending on what caused the water event and how much water damage control is necessary, it may take a considerable amount of time to completely dry and disinfect the areas that experienced the flooding. Some professionals routinely use disinfectants as a part of their mold clean up services, while others will only use these chemicals when there is evidence of particularly harmful mold spores. It is important for homeowners to remember that most types of mold are not harmful to inhale; however it takes only a day or two of the right conditions before mold will begin to grow. If you are unsure about whether or not the flooding event in your home requires the services of a water damage control specialist, it is generally better to err on the side of safety and to call a quality restoration company.
H2O Solutions can provide our customers with water damage control and mold clean up services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We understand that in a flooding event, you want your home restored as quickly as possible, and as professionally as possible; which is why we are ready in a moment’s notice to send out experienced technicians right where they are needed. Many times we can have a crew to your home in an hour or less.