Winter Haven, FL Mold Mitigation Experts

Big Problems? Simple Solution!

Mold will grow in damp environments within 24 and 48 hours. GCS Restoration will dry out your home and get rid of the mold once and for all.

  • Professional Services, Quality Communication
  • Licensed, Bonded & Insured
  • Up-to-date Training and Certifications

Winter Haven, FL Mold Remediation Process

1. Containment

We'll create a containment around the mold before we begin work so that we don't spread spores throughout the house. We use full PPE gear when working with mold to protect our employees and prevent them from tracking spores through the house when they leave.

2. Removal

GCS Restoration uses a number of removal techniques including specialty mold cleaners, HEPA vacuuming, wire brushing, and media blasting. A comprehensive approach is far superior to simply spraying the mold. Even when mold and fungal spores are killed, without physical removal, these methods do not eliminate the allergenic or toxigenic properties. We'll also clean and sanitize the entire affected area or room.

3. Prevention

Clean and dry areas are not susceptible to mold growth. After the remediation process, we will consult with you on how to reduce or prevent conditions for future mold growth.

Don't hesitate. We're available 24/7 with a fast response time to all inquiries.

Mold Mitigation Services in Winter Haven, FL

  • Determination of the Moisture Source
  • Complete Containment of Area to Reduce the Spread of Mold Spores
  • Comprehensive Mold Cleanup & Disinfection
  • State-of-the-Art Air Scrubbers
  • Contents Cleaning
  • Full-Service Reconstruction as Needed
Mold Remediation Experts

Frequently Asked Questions About Mold Damage

Anytime the moisture levels in your home are at 60% or higher, mold can grow. What's frustrating for many property owners is that they don't see a puddle on the floor or water dripping from the ceiling. When mold grows, the source of the moisture is usually hidden under floorboards or behind walls.

It could be. Because mold spores are microscopic and airborne, you'll end up breathing them into your lungs. Depending on the type of mold and how well your immune system functions, you may develop some serious health symptoms that could result from mold. That's why [company,data=name] takes mold removal so seriously. The space affected by mold is isolated and contained during cleaning so that the spores won't spread to other areas of the house. The remediation team stays suited up in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the process.

For most surfaces in your home, bleach won't actually get rid of your mold problem. It's the "iceberg effect." Visible mold is usually a small percentage of the actual amount of mold growth. Bleach can't kill mold on porous surfaces like wood; and while tile or fiberglass surfaces can be cleaned with bleach, often the mold has spread far deeper. The reason why mold remediation companies don't recommend DIY cleanup isn't because they want to make more money; they know, in their experience, that a mold problem is usually far more invasive than can be seen with the naked eye. Simply cleaning the surfaces can provide false assurances that you got rid of the mold, only to have it come back time and time again.

Sometimes mold remediation is included if the cause of the mold was a "covered peril" like a burst water heater or water damage caused by firefighters extinguishing a fire in your house. Gradual water damage - like a leaking pipe or hose - will often cause mold growth, but your insurance coverage will usually not cover that by claiming that it was caused by poor maintenance or neglect. If your insurance company denies your claim, you should request an inspection from [company,data=name], who can help you document the source of the mold.

If the inspection/assessment process was able to pinpoint the source and cause of the mold growth, once that source is repaired, you can be relatively confident about the success of remediation. Ask if your restoration technician has the IICRC certification for "Applied Microbial Remediation." You can also request a "post-remediation mold clearance" from a third-party mold inspector to re-test the area for any remaining traces of mold before the area is treated with a sealer or encapsulant to resist future mold growth.

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