Marlborough, MA Mold Damage Remediation
With many creeks and streams surrounding areas like the historic district or the Marlborough Country Club, our remediation team must stay prepared for mold removal needs of area homes and businesses. Greater humidity concerns within structures can leave organic matter a suitable host for developing mold colonies. With more than 40,000 residents, the need for remediation can be a more frequent request than many homeowners realize. We can help with:
- Mold remediation
- Basement mold remediation
- Bathroom mold removal
- Attic mold
- Black mold
- Mold specialists
Is Attic Mold Removal Common for Marlborough Properties?
Because storm damage can be such a consistent threat to the area, it is not uncommon for moisture and dampness to exist in unfinished attic spaces without the Marlborough homeowner knowing. Prolonged exposure to these conditions can leave widespread mold colonization and the need for attic mold removal. Black mold can be a threatening presence to the property, and the longer it goes unresolved, the more hosting materials that can be irreparably impacted. We have many surface treatments to help, including sanding and antimicrobial cleaning.
Are Black Mold Damage Repairs Always Necessary Marlborough Homes?
When these surface treatments are not effective, we have a general contractor license that allows us to complete controlled demolition to remove and discard overly damaged materials in a house. We can also provide other services, from repairs to full-scale reconstruction.
Our main service page has more on mold damage repairs and mold removal services.
SERVPRO of Marlboro / Concord
- 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 – (978) 369-8003
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
SERVPRO of Marlboro / Concord is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Marlborough community too. When you have a water or mold damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2210, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Marlborough, MA
- Concord, MA
- Littleton, MA
- Acton, MA
- Hudson, MA
- Maynard, MA
- Boxborough, MA
- Bolton, MA
- Carlisle, MA
- Stow, MA
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 - (978) 369-8003
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 determine the scope of the mold damage by carefully inspecting your property for visible signs of mold. Since mold can be hidden, 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
SERVPRO of Marlboro / Concord will use a variety of cleaning techniques and products to clean your furnishings and personal belongings. Since mold infestations also cause a persistent musty odor, our professionals are 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
SERVPRO of Marlboro / Concord has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Marlborough, MA. 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 (978) 369-8003 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.