Mold Remediation: How to Remove MOLD in homes and businesses

Mold is an unwelcome guest in your home that can ruin it and harm your health. That's why you need to keep an eye on your home conditions to protect you and your loved ones from preventable health problems. Mold remediation takes several steps and everyone should learn how to remove mold.

Mold overview

You can meet mold almost everywhere. Mold is a fungus and for comfortable existing it needs warm temperature and moisture. As you can see, every damp place like kitchen, basement or bathroom in your home has the environment that suits mold growth. Living or working in a place infested by mold is unsafe. During its growth process, it can give off toxic substances that harm your lungs and skin while Its spores can cause allergy.  

Warning signs to start your mold remediation

How do you know if black mold is hiding somewhere in your house? As it happens, mold can exist in your home for a long time even if you haven’t even noticed. But one day the organism starts giving warning signals. So what are these signs and when should you start mold remediation?

  • Due to the toxicity, inhalation of black mold spores can cause breathing problems. Allergies and asthma may even appear in those who have never previously suffered from these illnesses.
  • The windows usually fog up when it is cold outside but if this occurs when it shouldn’t happen, it indicates that there is moisture content somewhere in the room.
  • Mold shows as dark spots on the surface. It also can hide under wallpapers in your home and your carpet.
  • When you turn on the heating or air conditioning, you can see a small cloud flying out of the vent. This may be a sign that mold is growing inside. When the ventilation is turned on, a large number of spores can spread throughout the house and get into your lungs.  

When to call in a Professional for mold remediation

The most visible type of mold known as mildew can be removed by your own efforts.. Follow these steps for mold remediation to clean up your home::

  1. remove mold manually using with a scrubbing brush,
  2. clean the surface with detergent,
  3. once dry, prepare the surface with vinegar, hydrogen peroxide or a professional remover,
  4. after all steps are properly done, let it dry well.

Warning! Take precautions with your personal safety as mold can harm your health. Wear rubber gloves, goggles and a gauze mask.

But if mold grew into a large colony, it is the right time to call a professional mold remediation company like Captain Complete Restoration in Cape Coral, FL. Our mold specialists who know how to get rid of mold are available 24/7. They will detect the source of mold infestation and get your home back in order.

Cleanups and repair during mold removal process

Is it possible to remove all the mold in home? The answer is sadly, no. It is almost everywhere. Microscopic spores of mold may float in your home through the vent, doors and windows or may enter indoors on your pets or clothing. What to do if you notice signs that tell you about your mold problems. If you are not sure if you are able to solve the problem, don’t hesitate and call Captain Complete Restoration to start the mold removal process.  We deliver our services to residents of Lee, Collier and Charlotte County  Our specialists will come to your home and will detect the source. The next step to be done will be mold inspection and testing to identify the mold location if it is not visible. The main step comes then - mold removal and cleaning process with full containment to prevent mold expansion. As mold spores float in the air, we provide air filtration and sanitization of the house. We bring a safe and healthy environment back to your household by providing post-remediation inspection.  

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