Monticello, NY Mold Damage Remediation
The Catskills region of New York is known for moist conditions and sometimes heavily damaging storm systems. When prolonged damp conditions threaten a local Sullivan County home, we are a fast-responding team of professionals capable of helping in several ways. Our AMRT-Certified technicians offer:
- Antimicrobial cleaning
- Mold removal techniques
- Mold inspections
- Mold odor removal
- Damage repairs
Is Containment Needed to Help Remediation in Monticello Properties?
Containment can be a beneficial process for remediation. Physical barriers prevent the movement of mold spores and focus drying and recovery efforts within these designated zones. Barriers also prevent cross-contamination by occupant traffic in the house, making the mold removal process happen more smoothly.
What Mold Removal Action is Best for Damaged Homes?
Choosing the ideal mold remediation practice is a product of information gathered during an initial property inspection. We must focus on the conditions of the hosting material and the location of mold organisms to choose the ideal removal tactic.
What Process Removes Odors from Monticello Residences?
Among the final steps necessary after mold damage is removing the lingering musty malodors present. To overcome these conditions, we have several tools and equipment designed to lessen the severity of the odor and ultimately remove it. HEPA 500 air scrubbers can clear up many of the volatile organic compounds present to allow deodorization tools to complete the work.
Our main service page has more on mold removal and mold damage repairs.
SERVPRO of Sullivan and South Ulster Counties
- 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 – (845) 791-7647
Some restoration companies advertise “mold removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mold. This is a fallacy because it’s impossible to remove all mold from a house or business; microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the 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 Sullivan and South Ulster Counties is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Monticello 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 2050, 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:
- Milton, NY
- Monticello, NY
- Gardiner, NY
- Liberty, NY
- Ellenville, NY
- Marlboro, NY
- Callicoon, NY
- Wallkill, NY
- Rock Hill, NY
- Wurtsboro, NY
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
As water and mold damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. Learn about our water and mold 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 - (845) 791-7647
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 Monticello, 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
We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and disinfect your belongings. We’re 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 Monticello, 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
In Monticello, NY, SERVPRO of Sullivan and South Ulster Counties is ready to tackle and resolve any mold issues that arise. SERVPRO professionals understand the anxiety that can happen when a homeowner uncovers mold. Let us help put your worries to rest. Our knowledgeable crew is ready with the gear needed to tackle any mold job. Reach us at (845) 791-7647 - We’re ready to activate our team to remediate your mold.