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Attic Mold Removal – Derry, NH

Written by jsolloway on . Posted in Blog, Case Study, Mold.

Mold – that slimy, black, smelly thing that can sometimes appear in your home, seemingly out of nowhere. No Derry, NH property owner wants it in their home. Mold can spread and can not only be damaging to the structure of your home but it can also be harmful to its inhabitants. It is important to address mold issues with a sense of urgency. If you should discover mold in say your attic, make sure to hire a qualified attic mold removal company.

According to sources such as the CDC, mold can affect your respiratory system causing damage to your lungs especially in people who have respiratory problems such as COPD, emphysema, asthma, and chronic sinusitis and any one with weak immune systems. Mold can form anywhere but is commonly found in basements, crawlspaces and attics. It can be caused by many things including a roof leak; insufficient ventilation and leaking pipes. If you fear your Derry, New Hampshire home could have mold, you need to find a professional who is experienced in mold remediation.

How to find mold in your attic

Mold detection is not as hard as you might think. Mold can have a distinct musty smell. If your attic is giving off a sour smell it may be infected by mold. If there are black or greenish slimy spots on the walls or ceilings of your attic, you most likely, have a mold problem. Mold can also grow on wood and paper so check doors and cabinets as well. However, if you sense your home has a musty smell, but you don’t visibly find spots of it in your home, you could have a hidden mold problem. You may consider mold testing. That’s why it is important to have a professional look into it. They have the instruments that can help detect and identify the mold in your home to determine all the likely locations.

The attic mold removal process

The process of attic mold removal should be done by a professional. Mold is tricky. It can grow in areas that we can’t see, and it should be removed completely or it could grow back. To properly rid your home of this dangerous contaminate you need to seek professional help. Soil-Away is an IICRC certified firm trained not only in remediating mold but detecting the source of the problem and helping remedy the issue.

Soil-Away employs several techniques when performing an attic mold removal job. HEPA air scrubbers at setup along with plastic sheathing to protect your home from cross-contamination. One of the more advanced tools is the use of a dry ice gun to blast the mold off walls or ceiling. This process will be followed by using HEPA vacuums to make sure to secure any lingering mold spores.

Soil-Away has nearly 30 years of experience in attic mold removal projects. They are fast and friendly and are available 24/7. They are the ones to contact if you have a mold problem at your Derry, NH property. Call Soil-Away today at (603) 641-6555.

Written by E. Aceves

Tags: attic leak, attic mold, Derry, Mold remediation, Mold testing

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