- 1 Does Mold Remediation Really Work?
- 2 There Are Several Areas of Your Michigan Home Where Mold is a Common Issue
- 3 The weDRY Mold Remediation Process
- 4 What to Expect Following Your Mold Remediation
- 5 Mold is an Issue for Many Homeowners and Businesses
Mold remediation is a process of permanent mold removal that fixes the problem in the long term. When done correctly, mold inspection and testing will fix the source of the mold, which often means finding the water or moisture source. That’s exactly what professionals at weDRY in Michigan provide.
Our team follows documented CDC requirements which include a full range of steps designed to protect our team, along with anyone who lives or works there. That includes a sealed containment area that is designed to contain and remove the mold.
Does Mold Remediation Really Work?
Remediation supports the ability to get fungi back to natural levels while addressing the source of the outbreak. Professional mold remediation services go much further than simply removing mold from a surface. As a consumer, you will want to ensure that remediation is completed. Only through true remediation can mold be prevented after a water disaster or issue where moisture was consistently present.
We are often asked whether mold will come back after remediation. If weDRY has handled this job for you, chances are the mold will not come back. That’s because we are focused on the tasks involved with mold remediation and pinpoint the issue to address.
There Are Several Areas of Your Michigan Home Where Mold is a Common Issue
Mold should be removed professionally through a mold remediation and testing process even if you discover where mold is on your own. Anywhere water is found is an area where mold is likely to form. Furthermore, an excessive amount of humidity in a house can condense and cause mold, even if you have a system of dehumidification.
Many homeowners may not realize newer homes can often experience more mold growth than older homes because they are more tightly insulated, making it even more important for mold remediation to really work.
Among the more common areas for mold growth are:
- Crawl spaces
- Foundation air vents
- Under sinks
- Under window unit air conditioners
- Wall interiors
The weDRY Mold Remediation Process
Our process is very specific to ensure that our mold inspection and testing services are the most comprehensive in metro Detroit. We take the following steps:
- Discover the source of the mold issue.
- Remove mold from the surface.
- Eliminate the root cause of the problem.
- Provide guidance to the customer on how to ensure moisture or water does not return.
From there, we can help you deal with any questions your insurance company has and help provide proof of the source. What is involved with mold remediation can support the data your insurance company needs.
The mold remediation process is one of the times when mold spores are most likely to be disturbed into the air. This can be a dangerous situation and why experienced professionals wear protective clothing and equipment while performing mold remediation. If you attempt this work yourself, you may not properly use protective equipment. It is why mold must be removed professionally.
Getting Your Property Ready for Mold Remediation
There are several ways to get your property ready for mold remediation.
- Fix the water or moisture problem that caused the mold. Mold remediation is an involved and costly process so make sure your mold inspection and testing professionals at weDRY understand the problem so they can fix the issue.
- Clear a path for the crew to move easily from your driveway, parking lot, or street to the mold area and back. For instance, remove cars from the driveway and garage.
- Keep any of your pets out of the way—in a room with the door closed ideally.
What to Expect Following Your Mold Remediation
Following the first day of treatment, the experts at weDRY will return to spray the area where mold had been present with an encapsulant, which is a type of paint used to treat the area to further decrease the chances that mold will not return. They will spray well beyond the treated area to eliminate virtually any chance of mold growth.
Next, our professionals clean the air with a HEPA (High-Efficiency Particular Air) air scrubber and an air exchange that replaces moldy air with clean, fresh air. A HEPA vacuum is then often used to clean the floor or any surface that can be vacuumed to remove any remaining, hard-to-get spores.
A final step of mold remediation is to dispose of moldy porous building materials, such as insulation, drywall, wood, etc. Carpet and other personal items in the area where the mold was treated should be disinfected. A post-remediation inspection will then be done to ensure that the remediation was performed properly.
Mold is an Issue for Many Homeowners and Businesses
Mold problems became a larger issue as homes and commercial buildings became more energy-efficient. That’s because the more energy efficient a building is, the tighter that building is sealed. While this can help keep your energy bills lower, there is also less natural breathability for the home.
Mold remediation and testing from weDRY can help provide the solution needed to keep your home energy efficient and remove the mold issue for good.
weDRY Offers Professional Mold Remediation Services Throughout Southeast Michigan
At weDRY, we offer more than mold mitigation, we ensure the problem won’t come back by engaging in mold remediation that will help keep you and your home healthy. There are many details involved with mold remediation that can help determine whether mold will come back after remediation.
Mold is not something to mess around with and by hiring a true mold remediation expert likeweDRY, you can help provide a safer environment for your family, while investing in the structure of your home. So, if you have a mold issue, contact the solutions provider that will get the job done right the first time. If you live in Southeastern Michigan and have a mold problem, contact weDRY online or call 248-786-5047 to learn more. We provide mold remediation service to communities around Metro Detroit such as Auburn Hills, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Troy, and West Bloomfield.