Merritt Island, FL Mold Damage Remediation
How Damaging is Mold Growth in Merritt Island Homes?
The presence of mold colonies in a Merritt Island home or business can be a hazardous situation for people and pets exposed. As natural as these conditions might seem with the humid environment of our coastal community, microbial threats should get addressed as promptly as possible using trusted removal methods and containment strategies. As a leading mold remediation company in Brevard County, we can help the thousands of homes, as well as larger structures like Merritt Island Airport or The Savannahs Golf Course, contend with these microbial concerns.
Is Mold Removal Possible for Merritt Island Homes?
Misinformation can often be as damaging as the presence of mold in your Merritt Island home or business. Mold removal is not entirely possible, as naturally occurring spores exist in every environment, from your Lotus and Angel City residences to Honeymoon Lake and the Kennedy Space Center. Remediation seeks to remove active colonization that can become health hazards through several practices like soda blasting, sanding, antimicrobial treatments, and mold inhibitors.
Mold Damage Repairs
Structural deterioration is one of the effects that colonization can have on your home or business, which often requires controlled demolition and later reconstruction to resolve. Careful removal of impacted surfaces can be a staple of remediation. It can also help structures like Merritt Square Mall, Merritt Island High School, or the Space Center Visitor Complex to stay up and running in a limited capacity when environmental testing indicates a mold threat.
SERVPRO of Central Brevard
- 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 – (321) 638-4947
Some restoration companies advertise “mold removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mold. This is a fallacy because it’s impossible to remove all mold from a house or business; microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the 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 Emergency
In as little as 48 hours, a minor mold issue can quickly spread through a home or business. Once you contact us, we’re dedicated to starting the remediation process quickly. This fast response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.
Locally Owned, 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 Central Brevard is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Merritt Island community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Cocoa, FL
- Merritt Island, FL
- Cape Canaveral, FL
- Cocoa Beach, FL
- Rockledge, FL
- Viera, FL
- Kennedy Space Center, FL
- Pineda, FL
- Patrick Air Force Base, FL
- Sharpes, FL
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
As water and mold damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. 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 - (321) 638-4947
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
During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Merritt Island, FL home or business back to normal. Depending on the severity of mold damage, the restoration step may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, or it may involve a substantial reconstruction project.
SERVPRO knows Mold
SERVPRO of Central Brevard has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Merritt Island, FL. We have seen the distress homeowners experience upon finding mold at their property. SERVPRO can help calm any mold concerns. Our trained professionals have the equipment and knowledge it takes to properly remediate mold. Call (321) 638-4947 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.