Cressona, PA Mold Damage Remediation
From historical attractions like the Cressona Station to homes for more than 1500 people, mold is a common threat to the area. The placement of our community along two major water bodies elevates humidity, allowing for more rapid development of microbial threats. We help with:
- Mold remediation
- Mold removal
- Basement mold remediation
- Mold inspection
- Attic mold removal
- Bathroom mold removal
Is Basement Mold Remediation a Common in Cressona Homes?
The basement is a common area for mold to develop, so having suitable solutions for removing active colonies is critical. Many homes in the county contend with damp lower levels, requiring both remediation and ongoing moisture protection to prevent recurrences.
Surface Cleaning Strategies for Mold Removal in Cressona
With multiple structures around Beaver Creek and Schuylkill River, we are often called to address the early stages of mold development. Surface cleaning and treatment strategies can be effective in these early periods, namely applying biocides and antimicrobial products. Our professionals can also conduct sanding and more aggressive cleaning tactics when these initial options are less feasible.
Can SERVPRO Perform Mold Remediation and Repairs for Cressona Properties?
As leading mold remediation professionals for the area, we can also provide repairs and build back when required for mold-damaged addresses. Controlled demolition is often a final resort for highly impacted porous building materials. Experienced contractors help make build-back less costly and time-consuming.
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SERVPRO of Pottsville
- 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 – (570) 622-8991
Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. These microscopic spores float along in the air and can enter a home or business through windows and HVAC systems. Consider these 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 Fire Disaster
A minor mold problem can quickly become a major infestation if left untreated. We can start the remediation process immediately after you contact us. A faster response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Pottsville is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Cressona community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Pottsville, PA
- Orwigsburg, PA
- Cressona, PA
- Minersville, PA
- Pine Grove, PA
- Schuylkill Haven, PA
- Frackville , PA
- Ashland, PA
- Saint Clair, PA
- Tamaqua, PA
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 - (570) 622-8991
We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to answer your phone call. Our consultant will guide you through this process, asking questions that will allow us to better understand your situation and to determine the needed equipment and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. 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 Cressona, PA 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
Depending on the level of mold damage, drywall, subfloors, and other building materials may have been removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business. The restoration step gets your home or business back to normal.
SERVPRO knows Mold
SERVPRO of Pottsville has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Cressona, PA. We have seen the distress homeowners experience upon finding mold at their property. SERVPRO can help calm any mold concerns. Our trained professionals have the equipment and knowledge it takes to properly remediate mold. Call (570) 622-8991 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.