Mold Removal vs Mold Remediation
When your home or business has mold, it’s your priority to address the issue and stop the growth. The issue is that when most people call companies to address the problem, they are solicited “mold removal” services. As a result, customers are set with false expectations and could end up paying more for services that are ineffective. That’s why you should be searching for a mold remediation company.
The basic premise of mold removal is twofold:
- Your mold growth will be killed
- Other mold spores on your property will be removed
But the main problem with that premise is that mold spores are virtually everywhere—both indoors and outdoors. Even though we cannot see them, mold spores can remain dormant until they are activated by moisture. Because of the sheer number of them, however, it is impossible to completely remove them from your home. Even if it were, it would be incredibly expensive.
On the other hand, there’s mold remediation, which simply aims to treat and stop active mold growth. Because mold only becomes an issue when it’s active, the objective is to focus on growth. In addition to treating the mold, most mold remediation experts (such as ourselves) will also address any underlying moisture issues that might be instigating the growth.
For a look at our process, check out our mold remediation page.
Restoring Your Home
Mold is an issue many homes face, but it can be resolved fairly quickly with professional help. If you live in the Lenoir, NC area and know or suspect you have mold growth, call SERVPRO of Alexander & Caldwell Counties at (828) 396-1070!