Mold is a Big Problem in Florida
Mold. It’s not a word you want to think about or hear. However, nearly every home in Florida has mold issues at one point or another. Other people have dealt with it, and you can too.
The Dangers of Mold
- Mold can seriously compromise your health, from respiratory issues, to rashes.
- It often leaves a very unpleasant odor.
- A little mold can create a BIG issue. Mold often spreads to different parts of your home. If left untreated, a job that may cost a few thousand dollars could be tens of thousands.
- Nobody wants to buy or rent a home with mold.
- Even if you found someone who’s willing to purchase, a majority of lenders will not issue a mortgage until the mold is remediated.
- It’s not something you can effectively DIY.
Mold Removal Services
The good news is we can remove the mold from your property, big or small. Whether you’re able to use insurance, or have to pay out of pocket, we will ensure your job is done right. We always recommend having your insurance help with the cost, in which case we will work directly with them in order to alleviate the stress and responsibility to your benefit.
It’s important to have a reputable, licensed company to handle your mold issue. It’s a heavily regulated industry. There are specific protocols which must be adhered to in order to protect your family and home. Many companies utilize decades old approaches and technologies, with little to no effort of the new understanding we have available today. Testing is done on each and every job, and if you’re utilizing insurance, one improperly done job could mean thousands of dollars out of YOUR pocket.
How do you know if you have mold?
Florida is one of the most common states to have mold. The climate we live in is hot, humid, and rain abundant, creating the perfect environment for mold to thrive. Under the right conditions, mold can begin to grow in a mere 8 hours. If you’ve had any type of leak, be it from a pipe, faucet, or roof, you’re very likely to have mold.
You believe you have mold, now what? You give us a call. It’s imperative to begin the process as soon as possible. Most of the time you’ll pay nothing out of pocket with insurance. We’ll conduct a free inspection, and if we believe there is mold, recommend a third party assessment of your property. The assessor will conduct several air tests in the suspected area, and establish whether you indeed have mold there or not. Once the test comes back positive, we schedule a time and begin working. Anything that is infected with mold will go through remediation protocols. Your space will be dried out, cleaned, and air filtered. Anything infected with mold, whether it’s a cabinet or drywall needs to be removed. Once we completely remediate the area, the assessor will once again perform their test. When the test results come back, it will show a clean scope ensuring the mold is properly removed.
What’s next? Your mold is gone, but you’ll still need to hire a handyman or contractor to replace anything that was removed. If it’s a kitchen and you haven’t started looking at new cabinets, start! You’ll be enjoying an updated look in no time.