A qualified restoration company understands the science behind mold and mold growth. U Pay Less Home Remodeling have the training and expertise to remediate the mold in your home or business. Mold remediation focuses on getting mold levels back to normal, natural levels.
Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same.
We are IRI certified for water damage and mold removal and treatment.
Unlike most companies, who only remove drywall and flooring and dry out affected areas, we can make the necessary repairs to have your home looking fresh and new again.
What you should know about Mold
Where there is Water There Can Be Mold:
- Have you suffered from a leaking or broken pipes or a roof leak?
- Excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings.
- Steps can be taken to prevent mold growth if wet items are cleaned and dried within 24 to 48 hours. Any more time then that puts you at risk of mold infestation.
- Make sure you only enter your home once it is safe.
Signs of Mold:
- Mold can be recognized by sight or smell or present no signs at all (hidden behind walls or under floors)
- Sight (Mold growth often appears on walls and ceilings, looks like spots and can be many different colors)
- Smell (You may smell a strong unpleasant musty, earthy odor)
People at Greatest Risk for Health Effects from Mold:
- If you are allergic to mold, or you have asthma, allergies, or other breathing conditions, being around mold may make your condition worse.
- If you have a chronic lung condition or a weak immune system (such as people with HIV infection, cancer patients taking chemotherapy, and people who have received an organ transplant), you could be more susceptible to mold infections in your lungs.
Possible Health Effects of Mold Exposure:
- People who are sensitive to mold may have a stuffy nose, irritated eyes, wheezing, or skin irritation.
- People who are allergic to mold may have difficulty breathing or have shortness of breath.
- People with weakened immune systems or chronic lung diseases may develop mold infections in their lungs.
- If you or your family members have health problems after exposure to mold and you think that mold is affecting your health, please contact your doctor or other health care provider.