Black mold can grow in as little as 48 hours any time excessive moisture is present indoors, whether the moisture is the result of a flood, a slow leak, a broken pipe or just high humidity. The best way to deal with black mold is to prevent it from happening.
If the drying of wet building materials commences within 24 hours (assuming clean water), the chances of preventing toxic mold growth are excellent. If building materials remain wet, it is inevitable that mold will start to grow. Therefore, addressing and eliminating moisture problems is the critical first step. Simply put, “Got Moisture? Got Mold!”
However, once mold is present, drying is not enough. Moldy materials must be either removed or decontaminated. This process is called remediation, which means “to remedy” or “to cure.” Proper remediation procedures will be determined by the size, scope and nature of the mold contamination.
At ServiceMaster Of Bux-Mont all remediation work is carried out by trained professionals - not sub contractors. We take remediation seriously and will ensure that your project is carried out properly. Our process will: