What is the process of mold removal when a mold removal company is hired? First of all what is mold?Mold is a naturally occurring fungus that grows in damp conditions. Mold is found in many areas of our homes and is not toxic or harmful to humans, however, it can be a problem if not removed quickly and properly.
Mold Inspection and Removal
How can you know if mold removal has been completed?There are two ways to know if the mold has been removed: Visual: Sometimes you may see that only mold growth is left, all the mold has been removed however, invisible mold spores and colonies can remain in the air and in hidden areas. When this happens you will need to call in a mold removal company and they will make sure all mold has been removed including the areas that the mold did grow in. Manual testing: Other areas of the home could have mold growing where there is visible mold. If you notice any areas of mold growth using a testing kit, you will be able to determine if it is mold or not.
When should you call in a mold removal company for an inspection? A professional inspection should be done on a yearly basis to monitor for new growth and the presence of moisture. The mold removal company will be able to give you an assessment of the moisture level in the area as well as the accuracy of the moisture test results. You will also be able to determine if any structural damage exists that could allow the mold to reoccur. This type of inspection and proper maintenance by a trained professional can ensure that your home stays mold free.