San Marco, FL Mold Damage Remediation
Humidity can be a pressing concern for many San Marco homes throughout the neighborhood and businesses or venues like the Trotter Activities Center. Even larger institutions in the immediate area like Landon Middle School can be susceptible to mold and microbial development after prolonged moisture exposure, so having a team of remediators capable of handling these threats of varying sizes can be vital. Our mold removal team can help with:
- Mold remediation
- Black mold
- Attic mold
- Bathroom mold removal
- Mold specialists
How Do Mold Specialists Remove Active Colonies in San Marco Homes?
Active colonization targets the various mold removal tactics that our SERVPRO team implements in San Marco properties. As fast as these organisms can spread through the structure, containment and mold removal are critical processes. Our remediation team can conduct a mold inspection to determine the placement and severity of active colonies to determine which mold remediation efforts might suit the situation best. We have several options depending on the condition of hosting materials, including sanding, media blasting, antimicrobial cleaning, and controlled demolition.
Can Black Mold Odors Get Removed in San Marco Properties?
Odors are often one of the final obstacles in mold remediation. Our mold specialists utilize several surface cleaning tactics to reduce these odors' severity, but it ultimately falls to thermal fogging and hydroxyl generators to remove the smell entirely.
See the main service page for more on our attic mold removal and damage repairs.
SERVPRO of Jacksonville South
- 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 – (904) 762-8066
Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. These microscopic spores float along in the air and can enter a home or business through windows and HVAC systems. Consider these 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 Fire Disaster
A minor mold problem can quickly become a major infestation if left untreated. We can start the remediation process immediately after you contact us. A faster response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.
Locally Owned, with National Resources
We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Jacksonville South is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the San Marco community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Jacksonville, FL
- Baymeadows, FL
- San Marco, FL
- Deerwood, FL
- Lakewood, FL
- Southside, FL
- Pine Forest, FL
- Brooklyn, FL
- Bayard, FL
- Bowden, FL
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
We are trained mold damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. 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 - (904) 762-8066
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. 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 San Marco, FL 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 San Marco, FL 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 San Marco, FL, SERVPRO of Jacksonville South 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 (904) 762-8066 - We’re ready to activate our team to remediate your mold.