Los Angeles, CA Mold Damage Remediation
In a city boasting more than 840 museums and cultural centers, there are many irreplaceable artifacts and exhibits that could become ruined when exposed to destructive mold organisms. Mold and microbial threats can develop in moist environments, and once colonization has started, these microbes and respective organisms can spread fast. Our professionals are experienced in mold removal and cleaning strategies to help with:
- Mold remediation
- Basement mold remediation
- Black mold
- Attic mold
- Mold specialists
- Bathroom mold removal
What Bathroom Mold Removal Efforts Benefit Los Angeles Properties?
The bathroom can be a common location for mold development in Los Angeles homes and apartments. Poor ventilation and moist conditions can lead to the development of microbial threats. When colonies develop in high-traffic areas of your home, these mold growth emergencies can lead to health effects for those exposed. Our remediators' efficient mold removal tactics for these circumstances include surface treatments like sanding and antimicrobial cleaning.
Are Black Mold Damage Repairs Needed in Los Angeles Homes?
There are few instances of widespread mold and microbial threats for area homes and commercial properties that do not ultimately result in some form of needed repairs or reconstruction. Considering that remediation often involves controlled demolition when exposed materials are too severely damaged to preserve. Our black mold damage repairs are vital to implementing the proper reconstruction and repairs to prevent mold recurrences as well.
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SERVPRO of Silver Lake / Echo Park
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Highly Trained Mold Remediation Technicians
- Specialized Mold Remediation Equipment
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Locally Owned and Operated
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (213) 522-7448
Microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, outdoors and indoors, making it impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Some restoration businesses advertise “mold removal” and even guarantee to remove all mold, which is a fallacy. Consider the following mold facts:
- Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
- Mold spores are microscopic and 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 on a pet.
- Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens, irritants, and toxins.
- 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 can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
- Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.
Faster to Any Size Disaster
Mold spreads quickly, so a minor mold infestation can quickly escalate into a major problem. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you contact us. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Silver Lake / Echo Park is locally owned and operated, so we’re already nearby and ready to help Los Angeles residents and business owners with any size mold contamination.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Los Angeles, CA
- Boyle Heights, CA
- Echo Park, CA
- Lincoln Heights, CA
- Chinatown, CA
- Silver Lake, CA
- Elysian Park, CA
- Angelino Heights, CA
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
We are trained mold damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Learn about our water and mold training and certificates.
The Mold Remediation Process
Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:
Step 1: Emergency Contact - (213) 522-7448
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. We use various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources.
Step 3: Mold Containment
Our professionals use various containment procedures to prevent the spread of mold. We may use advanced containment procedures like negative air chambers to isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure to keep the mold spores from spreading during the cleanup process. All fans and heating and cooling systems will be turned off to prevent the spread of mold.
Step 4: Air Filtration
We use powerful air scrubbers, HEPA vacuums, and other filtration equipment to remove microscopic mold spores out of the air. This air filtration process and our mold containment process help to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process.
Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
Depending on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces involved, the mold remediation process can vary significantly. In general, we’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. Depending on the severity of the infestation, we may need to remove drywall, carpeting, and other porous materials.
Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing
We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and disinfect your belongings. We’re also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
Depending on the level of mold damage, drywall, subfloors, and other building materials may have been removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business. The restoration step gets your home or business back to normal.
SERVPRO knows Mold
Here at SERVPRO of Silver Lake / Echo Park we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Los Angeles, CA. Encountering mold can be worrisome for any homeowner, but SERVPRO is here to put your mind at ease. We have the right tools and trained professionals to get the job done right. Give us a call at (213) 522-7448 and we will be on our way to help.