Because mold can result from water damage, it is important to have any water damage extracted and cleaned promptly by a professional. Signs that could indicate the presence of biological growth and damage may include (but are not limited to):
- Visible evidence of mold growth on walls, ceiling, and other surfaces.
- The presence of strong, musty odors.
- Any signs of moisture damage from the past that may have caused undetected mold growth.
- An excess of humidity.
Consider these next 2 photos:
In this first one, everything looks okay, right?
Now, introduce a bit of water (courtesy of a small leak in a water line). And…
You never know what’s lurking in the background. So, be on the lookout for warning signs like musty odors, soft spots or bubbling in the floor or walls, or suspicious-looking staining. Check those out before you have a real problem on your hands!
Attic Mold Remediation
It’s easy to forget about your attic. You might not even think to look up there when you’re buying a house…until the home inspector comes along, and then you’re in for a surprise. But don’t give up on a house just because it needs the Certified Indoor Air team to work some of our “magic” on it. You don’t need to lose a sale — because we have a solution in place to abate it. The problem can be directly linked to wet building materials, inadequate ventilation, bird blocks blocked with insulation, vents not properly attached while venting to the attic creating moisture and humidity, etc.
Check out our “magic” below in these real-time (no time lapse) videos.
(Application of GM6000 to plywood sheathing in attic)
(Application to drywall)
The presence of mold and the best methods of addressing it can only be determined by an on-site indoor environmental inspection. Depending on conditions, an indoor air quality professional will be needed to determine the best way in which to restore your home. As Master Technicians for Goldmorr, we are experienced at solving any mold problem. For more information about our mold remediation and fogging processes, download the PDF’s below (in blue).
We Can Help
If you are concerned that you may have a mold problem, call Certified Indoor Air at (360) 754-6087 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In cases where water damage has occurred, mold growth is often not a problem if detected and cared for in a timely manner (typically within 48-72 hours), and we will be able to restore your home or business safely to its pre-loss condition.