East Syracuse, NY Mold Damage Remediation
Much like nearby Syracuse, homes, and businesses in this community of Onondaga County can be sensitive to mold growth. Whether it is the East Syracuse Free Library or the Syracuse Children's Theatre, we have effective remediation solutions to help.
Pre-Mold Remediation Job Scoping
One of the effective measures that our professionals can take upon arrival is to evaluate the house's condition and how widespread mold damage has become. The placement and affected rooms of your home play a role in determining effective removal techniques. We can help with:
- Attic mold removal
- Bathroom mold cleanup
- Mold removal
- Basement mold remediation
What Remediation Strategies Are Best for East Syracuse Homes?
Multiple factors influence determining the most efficient mold removal approach for area homes, including the affected material, the damage location, and how widespread this colonization has become. Some of the effective remediation strategies possible include:
- Antimicrobial cleaning
- Power sanding
- Dry ice blasting
Can SERVPRO Remove Musty Smells in East Syracuse Properties?
The presence of mold can often be determined by a harsh, musty smell in the property. Volatile organic compounds emit strong scents that can overwhelm damaged areas of your home, requiring specific deodorization practices to resolve. While cleaning up active mold colonies can help reduce these malodors, specific removal equipment and products in our inventory are required to complete the job.
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SERVPRO of East Onondaga County
- 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 – (315) 446-8776
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 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 Fire 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.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of East Onondaga County is locally owned and operated, so we’re already nearby and ready to help East Syracuse residents and business owners with any size mold contamination.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Syracuse, NY
- Fayetteville, NY
- East Syracuse, NY
- Manlius, NY
- Jamesville, NY
- Dewitt, NY
- Kirkville, NY
- Minoa, NY
- Pompey, 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 - (315) 446-8776
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 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
SERVPRO of East Onondaga County 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 East Syracuse, 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
Here at SERVPRO of East Onondaga County we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in East Syracuse, NY. Encountering mold can be worrisome for any homeowner, but SERVPRO is here to put your mind at ease. We have the right tools and trained professionals to get the job done right. Give us a call at (315) 446-8776 and we will be on our way to help.