Jericho, NY Mold Damage Remediation
As a growing Long Island community on the North Shore, homes and businesses throughout Jericho can often be subjected to humidity and groundwater concerns. When unmanaged in residences or even larger institutions of the Jericho Union Free School District, mold damage can result. We have experienced remediation professionals to help Nassau County properties.
Are Mold Removal Strategies the Same for All Jericho Properties?
While surface treatments are often the first attempted, many remediation strategies exist for area homes and businesses. The choice depends on affected materials and the severity of colonization. We are skilled professionals for:
- Bathroom mold removal
- Black mold damage repairs
- Mold inspections
- Attic mold
- Basement mold remediation
- Mold removal
Does Mold Removal Also Eliminate Odors in Jericho Homes?
Mold removal must also address the pressing musty odors that can spread throughout the affected area. These volatile organic compounds penetrate fabrics, porous surfaces, and open spaces. Removing harsh odors involves counteractant products to reduce the severity of the smells and deodorization equipment to remove the lingering smells entirely.
Can SERVPRO Complete Mold Damage Repairs in Jericho Homes?
As you might expect, mold damage for many homes and businesses comes with a need for repairs and reconstruction. With mold repair contractors accredited with a general contractor license, we can provide these services seamlessly after the remediation stages are complete.
Use our main service page to learn more about mold remediation and needed repairs.
SERVPRO of Glen Cove / Jericho
- 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 – (516) 671-1919
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 Glen Cove / Jericho is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Jericho 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 2120, 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:
- Glen Cove, NY
- Glen Head, NY
- Jericho, NY
- Oyster Bay, NY
- Upper Brookville, NY
- East Norwich, NY
- Sea Cliff, NY
- Bayville, NY
- Glenwood Landing, NY
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. Learn about our water damage 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 - (516) 671-1919
We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to answer your phone call. Our consultant will guide you through this process, asking questions that will allow us to better understand your situation and to determine the needed equipment 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
To keep the mold spores from spreading further, we will use various mold containment procedures. Our professionals may use physical barriers and negative air pressure to isolate the contaminated area and to help prevent the mold spores from spreading through your Jericho, NY home or business. Also, we’ll turn off the property’s fans and heating and cooling systems to prevent the spread of mold.
Step 4: Air Filtration
Our specialized filtration equipment allows our professionals to capture microscopic mold spores out of the air. We utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums 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 Glen Cove / Jericho 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
During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Jericho, NY 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 Glen Cove / Jericho has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Jericho, NY. 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 (516) 671-1919 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.