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Mold Remediation

Mold Remediation Solutions for Your Health and Safety

Any home or business can quickly become infested with mold after the introduction of a water source, such as a roof or plumbing leak. NO leak is too small to cause mold damage! Mold can spread throughout a property in as little as 48-72 hours and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports that molds produce allergens, irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances that can cause serious health problems. If you suspect that your home or commercial property has a mold problem, do not hesitate to call Restoration Ninjas, LLC’s professionals to remove and remediate mold and to safely restore your property.

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Understanding Mold

Mold refers to the thousands of types of fungi that produce airborne spores to reproduce. It only takes a small water leak, or even excess humidity, for mold to form and grow in your home or business. If you suspect that mold is a problem in your home, you need to remediate immediately to prevent further spreading.  It is important to dry water damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth. 

Microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, outdoors and indoors, making it seem impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Consider the following mold facts:


microscope.pngMold spores are microscopic and float in the air. Spores can enter your home though windows, doors, AC/heating systems, or even on clothing or a pet.


wood framing.pngMold grows and flourishes on damp and humid organic surfaces that include household areas like drywall, wood framing members, wallpaper, wall paints, carpet, etc.


colonies.pngMold spores thrive on moisture and can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. 
 


water source.pngBefore mold remediation can begin, any source of water must be addressed, otherwise the mold will return. 


odor.pngMold often produces a strong, musty odor that can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
 


humidity.pngHigher than normal indoor humidity can produce mold growth. It is ideal to keep indoor humidity below 45%.


mold color.pngColor of the mold is not an indication of how dangerous the mold is. If you see any type of mold in your property, no matter the color, it needs to be removed promptly.


If you believe that you have a mold issue, you probably also have a moisture problem that needs to be addressed immediately. Our Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification water damage certified specialists will immediately address mold issues and attempt to prevent mold before it occurs.

Mold Exposure

Mold may cause the following problems:

Allergens
Irritants
Mycotoxins
Sneezing
Breathing Problems
Long-Term Diseases

Individuals with asthma are especially susceptible to health issues arising from the presence of mold. If you are unsure whether mold is present in your home, please call our team so our professionals can air test to evaluate the mold count. 

Until help arrives, if possible, stay out of any affected areas, and do not ever touch or disturb mold. 

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