Mold Removal Tips For Your Northern Virginia Home
Getting rid of mold in your Chantilly VA home presents a challenge for most homeowners, and in the end most call a professional mold remediation company to complete the task. Before it gets to the point of needing professional help, you can reduce the amount of mold in your home by keeping track of where you see the mold growth - in addition to some good old fashioned thorough cleaning.
Cleaning will help get rid of mold that is currently present, but it will not solve the problem of where the mold started in the first place. This is where a professional mold remediation company comes into play, as they have the professional tools of the trade, in addition to the know-how and expertise. Generally speaking, if you see mold in your closets, on the ceilings or walls, or even on your baseboards, you have mold problem that will go beyond the basics of cleaning.
You should know, mold may cause cosmetic damage and staining to the surface and even removing it may not remove the stain caused by the mold growth and saturation. Most home improvement stores sell specialty paints and primers to can help reduce the appearance of stains on painted surfaces. But even these products will only cover the problem, not get rid of the mold problem as a mold remediation company can.
Before you set to work with a bucket of hot water and bleach, figure out where the mold is coming from. In other words, determine the cause of the problem before you try to solve the mold problem I your Middleburg VA home. Mold cannot grow without moisture so the best place to start looking for the source of your mold problem is around the areas of your home where water is present. For example, check for leaking or broken pipes, cracks in the foundation of your home, or areas with poor ventilation like closets and cabinets. Even if you clean the mold, or if you enlist the assistance of a professional mold removal company, if the problem is not corrected the mold will only return.
The professional mold remediation and mold removal services of Envirotex save you time, money and the health risks associated with attempting to remove mold on your own. For more information on how we can help you with your mold remediation needs, call us today to schedule an appointment.