Bloomingdale, IL Mold Damage Remediation
While the community is home to the Oasis Water Park, moisture and dampness in your home might lead to unfavorable circumstances and mold development. With many of the 22,000 residents having homes near recreational areas like the Meacham Grove Nature Reserve, environmental moisture and humidity concerns can persist. We can help homes and larger commercial structures like the Stratford Square Mall or the Windsor Estate Apartments with:
- Attic mold
- Basement mold remediation
- Mold removal
- Mold remediation
- Black mold damage repairs
- Mold inspections
Where is Mold Removal Needed in Bloomingdale Properties?
Mold inspections are a valuable tool in developing a tailored plan for mold removal and remediation in Bloomingdale homes and businesses. There is a sense of urgency for situations like bathroom mold removal and attic mold conditions, especially when these colonies begin to migrate to new areas of the household. We utilize several remediation strategies from sanding and soda blasting to controlled demolition to help.
When Are Black Mold Damage Repairs Necessary for Bloomingdale Homes?
Because controlled demolition is often necessary to entirely eradicate active colonization through certain areas of your home, the need for repair and reconstruction is consistent as well. With a contractor license, we can conduct the demolition work required in mold removal and the build-back and reconstruction necessary to make mold damage incidents “Like it never even happened,” for area homes.
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SERVPRO of Carol Stream / East Bloomingdale
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Highly Trained Mold Remediation Technicians
- Specialized Mold Remediation Equipment
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Locally Owned and Operated
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (630) 830-6236
Microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, outdoors and indoors, making it impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Some restoration businesses advertise “mold removal” and even guarantee to remove all mold, which is a fallacy. Consider the following mold facts:
- Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
- Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or on a pet.
- Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens, irritants, and toxins.
- Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return.
- Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
- Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.
Faster to Any Size Disaster
Mold spreads quickly, so a minor mold infestation can quickly escalate into a major problem. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you contact us. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
SERVPRO of Carol Stream / East Bloomingdale is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Bloomingdale community too. When you have a water or mold damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2110, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Downtown Chicago, IL
- Carol Stream, IL
- Bloomingdale, IL
- Glendale Heights, IL
- Addison, IL
- Glen Ellyn, IL
- West Chicago, IL
- Hanover Park, IL
- Wheaton, IL
- Lombard, IL
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. Learn about our water damage training and certificates.
The Mold Remediation Process
Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:
Step 1: Emergency Contact - (630) 830-6236
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We determine the scope of the mold damage by carefully inspecting your property for visible signs of mold. Since mold can be hidden, we use various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources.
Step 3: Mold Containment
To keep the mold spores from spreading further, we will use various mold containment procedures. Our professionals may use physical barriers and negative air pressure to isolate the contaminated area and to help prevent the mold spores from spreading through your Bloomingdale, IL home or business. Also, we’ll turn off the property’s fans and heating and cooling systems to prevent the spread of mold.
Step 4: Air Filtration
Our specialized filtration equipment allows our professionals to capture microscopic mold spores out of the air. We utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process.
Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
The mold remediation process depends on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces on which the mold appears. We’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. It may be necessary to remove and dispose of mold-infested porous materials, like drywall and carpeting, to remediate heavy mold growth.
Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing
We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and disinfect your belongings. We’re also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Bloomingdale, IL home or business back to normal. Depending on the severity of mold damage, the restoration step may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, or it may involve a substantial reconstruction project.
SERVPRO knows Mold
Here at SERVPRO of Carol Stream / East Bloomingdale we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Bloomingdale, IL. Encountering mold can be worrisome for any homeowner, but SERVPRO is here to put your mind at ease. We have the right tools and trained professionals to get the job done right. Give us a call at (630) 830-6236 and we will be on our way to help.