Mold Remediation and Restoration

Local and state laws may require a specific inspection and documentation protocol based on the size of the affected area. We can advise you on this process, providing guidance based on your unique situation.

Mold is not always treated with the urgency it should be. With the frequencies of this threat through Mill Basin and beyond, New Yorkers rely on a team that follows the state’s strict remediation guidelines without compromising in critical areas such as:

  • Mold removal
  • Deodorization
  • Attic mold cleanup
  • Mold prevention

Containing Mold Damage

Containment is a critical step to prevent the movement of mold spores to new areas of the house. Moist conditions create active mold environments, allowing microbes to seat into hosting materials and begin developing a destructive colony. Physical barriers constructed by our team prevent this movement and provide more efficient pathways to drying and environmental moisture management.

What Remediation Options Work Best?

There is no set remediation plan for homes and businesses after mold development and exposure. Often, our professionals begin with surface treatment solutions to eliminate active colonization on the visible layer of building material. When colonization moves beyond this superficial damage, more aggressive cleaning and mold removal methods are necessary to help. We have abrasive tactics like media blasting and sanding to regulate the spread of mold and eliminate the entire hyphae of the organism.

Can SERVPRO Perform Needed Mold Damage Repairs?

Because mold is destructive to building materials, repairs are often necessary. We can perform needed controlled demolition, repairs, reconstruction, and build-back services with a contractor license. Our experienced professionals conduct careful inspections of the damaged areas to determine when this post-remediation reconstruction might be needed.

If You See Signs of Mold,
Call Us Today – (718) 381-3271

Understanding Mold

Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. These microscopic spores float along in the air and can enter a home or business through windows and HVAC systems. Consider these 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 a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • 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.

Why Choose SERVPRO of Mill Basin, Flatlands?

fast response to mold damage

We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

A minor mold problem can quickly become a major infestation if left untreated. We can start the remediation process immediately after you contact us. A faster response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.

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highly trained mold remediation technicians

We’re Highly Trained Mold Remediation Specialists

We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. We have the training and expertise to safely handle any mold situation.

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician

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fast mold damage cleanup

We Use Advanced Mold Remediation Techniques and Equipment

Our advanced equipment helps to detect and stop the source of water feeding the mold. We then isolate the affected area using a negative air pressure chamber.

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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:

  1. Emergency Contact - (718) 381-3271
  2. Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
  3. Mold Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings
  7. Restoration

Common Mold Misconceptions

It’s easy to understand why many people struggle to grasp the facts and issues surrounding indoor mold because sensational news stories and advertising cloud and obscure the real issues. Educate yourself with the facts about mold and learn about the mold remediation process.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Mill Basin, Flatlands is close by and ready to help with your mold-damaged property.

If a catastrophic storm or event occurs, we can call upon the resources of a national network of over 2010 SERVPRO Franchises and special Disaster Recovery Teams strategically located throughout the country to respond to large scale disasters.

We are proud to serve our local communities: