To contain the mold and mitigate its effects, you need to respond quickly when it is detected. At Advance Restoration, we offer mold damage restoration and remediation services throughout the Oakland and Macomb County areas, and we are available 24/7 for emergency service. By contacting us within 24 to 48 hours from the discovery of mold, you can limit its damage and its effect on your health. Our experts will identify the type of mold, its cause, and begin the cleaning, remediation, and restoration process.
Mold and other fungi play a beneficial role in the environment, digesting organic materials like plants and converting their tissues into nutrients that enrich the soil. Indoors, however, mold can range from a nuisance to a severe health hazard, depending on the species and the health of the building’s occupants. Children, the elderly, and people with existing health problems or compromised immune systems are especially vulnerable to the effects of mold. These effects can range from minor irritation, like sore throats and headaches, to major health problems, like lung infections or nervous system damage. In addition to its health effects, mold can also cause damage to materials like drywall, wood, fabrics, and upholstery.
If you’ve found mold in your Michigan property, don’t panic—contact Advance Restoration for expert mold removal in Sterling Heights, Warren, Farmington Hills, and the surrounding areas.
Mold Damage Services
Mold spores surround us constantly, and all they need is the right conditions to prosper. This includes moisture from a plumbing problem, a leaking roof, condensation, storm damage, or a recent flood. They also need comfortable temperatures and a food source, like drywall, carpeting, or wood. Once those conditions are met, mold can start growing and spreading throughout the building, including hidden areas like air ducts, wall cavities, and basements.
When you have an incident like a flood or a plumbing problem that causes significant water damage and moisture intrusion, or you discover considerable mold growth that has no obvious cause, contact our team at Advance Restoration right way. We will get to work determining the type of mold and its cause, and we will prevent its spread while mitigating any damage.
Our mold damage restoration process typically includes:
- Mold identification – Some types of mold are harmless to humans, such as helicomyces, while others may cause irritation or aggravate allergies, such as myxomycete. More dangerous types, like penicillium and aspergillus often cause infections and may be toxic, and stachybotrys, or “black mold,” is known to produce mycotoxins like trichothecene that are poisonous. Our experts will perform tests to conclusively identify the type of mold, so that we can determine the health risks and select the proper remediation strategy.
- Structural drying – To successfully eliminate mold, its source of moisture must be identified and addressed. Plumbing problems, roof leaks, and other physical damage to your building will need to be repaired, then we can use equipment like commercial vacuums, dehumidifiers, dryers, fans, negative air machines, and other equipment to extract water and dry the structure of your building. This will stop mold from growing and prevent future problems.
- Mold remediation – Once the source of moisture has been eliminated, our experts will use specialized cleaners and disinfectants to decontaminate all the affected areas. Materials that cannot be cleaned, such as drywall, carpeting, or fabrics that have been damaged too severely, will be removed and disposed of safely. Once all existing mold has been eliminated, we will use HEPA filtration systems to remove any remaining mold spores from the air.
Our team is IICRC certified, and we have the experience and training to successfully eliminate mold from all areas of your building and prevent it from returning.
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When you have mold problems, you can count on Advance Restoration for a fast response and proven, reliable results.