Bellport, NY Mold Damage Remediation

What Follows Discovering Mold in Your Bellport Home?

Being an area known for moist conditions and a humid climate, shorefront properties especially combat elevated moisture content that can encourage the growth of mold colonies in Bellport homes and businesses. This same high humidity can get experienced for properties in proximity to Hedges Creek, Peat Hole Pond, and Dunton Lake. These bodies of water can amplify moisture conditions to facilitate the development and spread of a mold organism. 

Does Mold Remediation Differ from Mold Removal? 

Mold removal is a misleading term that makes the work seem more absolute, even though this outcome is not possible or remotely cost-effective for the customer. SERVPRO of Patchogue does not make broad claims, such as removing all of the mold spores in your house. With many homes throughout Howell's Point, Mother's Beach, and the Bellport Marina, mold growth must get treated directly with several remediation strategies that vary based on severity and positioning. These include:

  • Sanding
  • Soda Blasting
  • Abrasive Cleaning
  • Antimicrobial Treatment
  • Controlled Demolition

Mold Damage Repairs 

With a team of in-house contractors that respond with our remediation technicians, we can address controlled demolition needs and the repairs necessary to prevent mold recurrences. Because containment and limited exposure are vital for medical facilities like Long Island Community Hospital, final restoration like reconstruction must happen as soon as possible. Once active colonies have gotten removed from structural elements and contents in the house, our professionals can replace discarded materials. 

SERVPRO of Patchogue

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (631) 924-1801

Understanding Mold

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 Emergency

In as little as 48 hours, a minor mold issue can quickly spread through a home or business. Once you contact us, we’re dedicated to starting the remediation process quickly. This fast response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Patchogue is locally owned and operated, so we’re already nearby and ready to help Bellport residents and business owners with any size mold contamination.

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Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists

We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property.  Learn about our water damage 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 - (631) 924-1801

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 Bellport, 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

We use powerful air scrubbers, HEPA vacuums, and other filtration equipment to remove microscopic mold spores out of the air. This air filtration process and our mold containment process help to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process.

Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials

The mold remediation process depends on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces on which the mold appears. We’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. It may be necessary to remove and dispose of mold-infested porous materials, like drywall and carpeting, to remediate heavy mold growth.

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

Depending on the level of mold damage, drywall, subfloors, and other building materials may have been removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business. The restoration step gets your home or business back to normal.

SERVPRO knows Mold

SERVPRO of Patchogue has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Bellport, NY. We have seen the distress homeowners experience upon finding mold at their property. SERVPRO can help calm any mold concerns. Our trained professionals have the equipment and knowledge it takes to properly remediate mold. Call (631) 924-1801 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.