The media is full of stories about very extreme cases of mold in homes across the country. So, it is no wonder that when you find mold in your home, your mind starts jumping to the worst case scenarios. Is your family in danger? What about your home? Will you actually be able to remove all traces of mold from your home? How on earth does someone effectively clean it up?
Don’t panic. Most cases of mold in homes are nowhere near the severity of those which make the news. However, you still want to make sure you effectively remove the mold from your home, so you should begin to consider mold remediation services.
The goal of mold remediation is the removal of mold growth and the restoration of your home to its normal condition. This second step is just as important as the actual removal. Most mold growth occurs because of defects or damage in the building which allowed moisture to accumulate. Whether it is an unventilated bathroom, a flooded basement, or a leak in the wall, it is just as important to find and fix this problem as it is to clean up the mold that grows from it. Otherwise, you’ll just find yourself repeating the cycle over and over again.
How Do I Decide If I Need Them?
Not every case of mold growth calls for professional remediation services. In many cases, you can actually clean up mold with a basic home remedy. However, before you get started on your DIY mold cleanup, it is important to ensure that you understand the full extent of your problem. Sometimes, growth can go unseen, and only a professional inspection can determine if there is more to the problem than initially meets the eye. If there is, they can recommend the right approach for professional remediation. And if you will be able to deal with the issue on your own, the inspector may be able to give you helpful hints to get started.
Advanced Mold Diagnostics Can Help
Advanced Mold Diagnostics provides both mold inspection and remediation services. Our expert team has over 25 years of practical experience in working not only with mold, but also building science and indoor air quality. With such a comprehensive background, we offer a unique level of assistance at every stage in your journey of mold removal, from inspection to remediation. For more information, or to schedule an inspection, contact us today.