Professional Mold Removal – Kennebunk, Maine
M-O-L-D: Mold can be a problem. However, believe it or not, mold is everywhere. Much of it is found outdoors. It can be carried indoors through windows, doors, the HVAC systems, on peoples clothing as well as on pets. On its own it’s not really a problem. When it attaches to moist objects and the mold spores begin to grow and spread – then, you have a problem. If excessive mold growth is found inside a property a professional mold removal company is typically the remedy. Mold is a destructive organism which can damage or ruin just about any surface some of which are:
- Paper products
What’s more, mold can also damage the structure of a building as well as cause health problems. If you find that your home or office has mold, you need to find a professional mold removal company. As a resident of Kennebunk Maine, you owe it to yourself to get help as soon as possible. Mold can spread rapidly, sometimes in as quickly as 48 hours after a water damage or flood situation. If your home has been subjected to moisture, you need to get a professional mold removal specialist soon.
Mold and what to do about it
How do you know if you even have mold? Mold has a very unique smell. It gives off a dank, musty odor. If you smell this unpleasant smell you should follow it and see where the source is. Mold can have a slimy or powdery look. It can be various colors (brown, green, gray or even black), in some instances, it can be fuzzy. Once mold has formed, it’s best to seek a professional mold removal company to assist. Mold can be tricky and if it’s not completely removed and the source located, it may return.
Once mold has become a problem, contact a professional. If your home does not have a problem, here are some forms of prevention to keep it that way:
- If you have plumbing issues, have them repaired. Don’t let leaks persist.
- Reduce indoor humidity to 30 – 45%. A dehumidifier will help, especially in the more humid months.
- Keep the structure well-ventilated, especially in bathrooms or places near moisture, like faucets
- Periodically inspect places you don’t go often like the attic or basement. Check for signs of mold growth, high humidity levels and water intrusion.
Seeking a qualified professional mold removal company
Once you’ve located mold in your home, removing it can prove to be a daunting task. You need to call a professional. You need someone with experience who can:
- Detect how much mold is in your home and where it’s hidden.
- Eliminate it without spreading it to other parts of the building.
- Remove the correct amount of moisture from your home.
You need to call someone who knows how to deal with the situation. Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration is an experienced team of qualified experts with over 25 years of service. They employ moisture meters to detect hidden water damage issues. They use personal protective equipment to ensure safety. For flooded buildings they can extract the correct amount of water safely from your home or place of business. They are an IICRC master-certified company who will take the time to speak to you about any mold concern you have. Soil-Away can help you conquer mold and get you back up and running. They are available 24/7. Give them a call at 1-800-293-6319.
Written by E. Aceves