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Do I Need Mold Remediation

11/20/2019 (Permalink)

Call Us If You Smell a Musty Odor

Remodeling projects cause headaches for homeowners when contractors fail to take adequate steps to protect the new area from water damage. Excitement about the rehabbed area becomes dread when you note musty smells for the first time. SERVPRO of Foxborough helps find and stop the source of water feeding the mold and remediates the current problem.
 
You added some mold damage along with architectural interest in your Bellingham bungalow with a bay window and window seat. Before the remodeling, no unpleasant smells bothered you or your family. After the work was completed a musty odor is noticeable. Whenever you fear mold may be growing, we can help locate any colony and determine the reason for the outbreak.
 
SERVPRO of Foxborough follows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protocol when abating mold growth. Our highly trained technicians first contain obvious mold growth, using plastic sheeting to protect the rest of your home during the remediation phase. If the mold growth is extensive, we use negative air pressure scrubbing equipment to ensure no mold particles leave the area. We remove the colonies and any porous material to which it adheres. Our Disaster Remediation Team follows local rules and regulations as to disposal.
 
Our technicians then disinfect the area, seeking any additional evidence of mold growth. The mold inhabited an area on an exterior wall, making the space between the outdoor siding or stucco and the plaster or drywall inside of particular interest. We may remove some of the building materials temporarily to assure you that all the current mold growth is gone. Demolition is carried out only if it is deemed necessary.
 
Mold remediation is not complete until the source of moisture is discovered and eradicated. In this case, the tearing out a portion of the living room wall for the new window required proper flashing and sealing to protect your interior. Even a tiny seam inadequately caulked or space, where the new roofing pulls away from the flashing, allows water to intrude. Our certified technicians will look for this type of mistake when investigating. We work with you, your insurance company, and the original contractor, if possible, to troubleshoot any problems in the rehabbing job that led to the water intrusion. We are a stand alone company and do seek the cooperation of other parties that may be involved in the total picture, but we can offer no guarantee of mutual coordination.
 
SERVPRO of Foxborough will ensure that your property is safe for you and your loved ones.

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