“Mold Removal” vs. Mold Remediation

What’s the Difference?

When you have mold in your Trumbull home or business, you want to know the issue will be taken care of thoroughly and quickly.  That's why a call to SERVPRO of Trumbull, Monroe and Northern Bridgeport is your best bet.  While other companies may say they can completely remove mold, we know that isn't true.  We understand that mold spores exist everywhere, and are highly trained in remediating toxic mold from the structure.  When we handle a mold infestation, we know how to safely remove the harmful mold spores from the area, and treat the area so that the spores do not return.

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Understanding Mold

When water intrudes into your property, mold growth can start in as little as 48 hours. Consider the following mold facts:

  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic, 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 a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • 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 that odor can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

The Mold Remediation Process

Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. Learn more about our mold remediation process.

  1. Emergency Contact - (203) 452-7781
  2. Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
  3. Mold Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings

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SERVPRO of Trumbull, Monroe and Northern Bridgeport is locally owned and operated—so we live and work here too and are proud to be part of this community. We are also part of a national network of over 2250 Franchises with special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale disasters.

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