Getting Rid of Mold in Belltown
If you have a mold problem in Belltown, or want to make sure you don’t have one in the future, mold removal and remediation can help you breathe easy. Nearly any location can face mold issues. Don’t let it sneak up on you in your existing home or cause damage during the construction of a new house.
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Table of Contents
- Getting Rid of Mold in Belltown
- Mold Remediation in Belltown
- Mold Prevention in Belltown
- Mold Inspection in Belltown
- A Comprehensive Approach to Mold for Belltown Residents
In Belltown and the entire Pacific Northwest, Mold Solutions NW tackles mold problems. We are eager to work with you to prevent or remove mold. We live and work in the northwest, too, and ensure the products we use don’t pose any threat to the health of the environment here.
Among the products we use to address mold issues is the resurfacing agent Microbe Guard, which creates a new, permanent layer over a surface. The added layer keeps surfaces free of mold and fights attacks from new microbes. This is one piece of our comprehensive services. A cornerstone of our approach to mold remediation is thorough prevention that blocks the regrowth of harmful mold. If your home is brand new, ensure mold never has a chance to grow by protecting the structure during construction.
Our experts in Belltown have an extraordinary safety record and use affordable and environmentally friendly products. That’s why we even offer a warranty to cement our commitment to getting rid of mold forever. There’s no need to worry about mold in Belltown if you have mold solutions from our experienced team hard at work for you.
The core of our approach involves three key areas: remediation, prevention and inspection. These priorities help hone our focus so we can thoroughly address mold issues in a long-lasting way. After we address any existing issues, we’ll give you the peace of mind of preventative measures as well. We will find every nook and cranny where mold might try to spread. If we find anything concerning, we can employ tried and true techniques for blocking mold growth in those locations. This kind of inspection and prevention rarely stands on its own though. Preventative measures may come up in the middle of a remediation depending on your circumstances.
Mold Remediation in Belltown 98121
Mold remediation isn’t just for residential homes. Mold can make people sick and damage the walls, floors and foundations of just about any structure, including a hospital, school or office. Sneaky mold infestations can easily go unnoticed. Mold that grows in an unused location can be overlooked for a long time. When it goes undetected, mold gets a chance to spread throughout a building, potentially causing illnesses and damage.
A mold remediation will clean up the issue no matter how extensive it proves. Our process can detect even the sneakiest mold before it becomes a threat. Nothing less than total mold remediation is our aim. Our comprehensive approach ensures we achieve this.
Step 1: Inspection in 98121
First, we conduct an inspection of the affected structure to detect all traces of where mold is growing. Some of the telltale signs include cracks, leaks and excess moisture that can promote mold growth. Inspection is a major piece of our overall strategy and you can read more about it below.
Step 2: Preventing Growth
If mold is discovered somewhere, we will need to use techniques to prevent it from branching out to other areas. Air scrubbers and plastic sheeting help keep the area where mold is discovered sealed off and safe. Our remediation process also keeps in mind possible contamination of other areas of the structure. We don’t want spores to escape during the process and potentially get into other parts of the home or building where they can grow again.
Step 3: Mold Solution Products
Now the mold is eliminated. There are products that help Mold Solutions NW during the crucial step of killing off the mold. One product we use is MMR, a commercial grade tool that gets deep beneath the outer layer to destroy mold. Additionally, we address the stains sometimes caused by a mold growth. Mold that takes hold in surfaces like wood sometimes causes permanent stains even after remediation. Mold Solutions NW treats even this aspect of mold infestation using MMR that can get deep into a surface that once had mold to remove even the stain left behind.
Step 4: Tidying Up
It is sometimes necessary to dispose of certain items too badly damaged by mold growth. Carpets, cabinets and drywall are all common items in need of disposal. That’s all part of the cleanup process, which also includes vacuuming and sweeping up any dirt or minor particles overlooked in the remediation process. A special HEPA vacuum ensures that even tiny particles get collected to minimize the chances of the mold moving elsewhere. This aids in our efforts at containment of the mold. This process keeps mold and spores from getting out into the air and traveling to a different surface to grow again.
Step 5: Prevention
It’s not enough just to remove mold – we want to protect you from having it come back in the future. Our 10-year warranty promises that the EPA-registered anti-microbial we use will keep mold from growing back after it is removed. We have intentionally chosen a product that has no VOC emissions, is water-based and is non-toxic so that you don’t need to fear environmental contamination or health issues from chemicals. We go into more detail about our prevention strategies below. At Mold Solutions NW, we don’t just want to get rid of mold – we don’t want it to ever grow back.
Step 6: Final Inspection
Finally, we make a thorough inspection of our work to ensure we didn’t miss a single spore. We check to make sure we removed all mold and contaminated items, and that we cleaned up the area where we worked. Then we back up our work with a 10-year warranty (as included in the bid). We feel our work is not complete until we conduct this final inspection, where we will validate our initial findings from our first inspection and make sure we completely and totally addressed all your issues. Our inspectors have years of experience in mold remediation. They use their knowledge to carefully and meticulously inspect any place where mold might hide.
Stopping Growth in Belltown 98121
As mentioned above, it isn’t enough just to remove mold. Stopping growth now must be coupled with stopping growth in the future. A tenant of our approach is future mold prevention. Mold isn’t a novel issue in Belltown or the Pacific Northwest; a lot of people are concerned about preventing mold growth even before they see any. The weather here is frequently wet and that can lead to significant mold problems in any building. Therefore, prevention is a serious concern in this area.
One of the most common situations calling for mold prevention is new construction. As a home is being built, it may be exposed to rain and other natural elements that could promote mold growth. Rain, air moisture and wet ground are all threats the Pacific Northwest is well-known for. Therefore, during the early stages of construction, it’s important to already be thinking about mold prevention and coming up with options for keeping spores from taking hold. If mold sneaks in early on, it can lurk in places that are hard to discover after the building is completed. This can lead to structure damage and result in people getting sick. People aren’t the only ones threatened by mold – it can also harm pets. And it causes damage to the integrity of a structure, eating away at walls, floors and even the foundations of the building.
There’s are just more reasons why prevention is so important. Mold prevention is also appropriate for the construction of non-residential buildings like offices and hospitals. Any new structure can get infested with mold before it’s even complete.
At Mold Solutions NW, we conduct mold prevention using Microbe Guard. This product can adhere to most surfaces to create a new layer on top that is free of mold infestation. The added layer will also fight off microbes. Once Microbe Guard is applied, that area is protected against the invasion of mold spores trying to find a place to grow.
We are proud of our approach to preventing future mold growth in Belltown. Prevention may take place before, during or after a broader mold remediation effort. It depends on your specific situation and whether mold already exists in the structure.
Even a building that already has a mold problem will benefit from prevention. Any structure, from brand new construction to a decades old home, will get value out of prevention methods that keep mold from growing. Even an old home that has had mold issues in the past can benefit from prevention efforts after remediation. While it may be more urgent to eliminate the mold that already exists, after that is taken care of, focusing on future prevention will offer peace of mind that mold won’t take hold again. Part of our normal remediation process is, in fact, prevention. We want to make sure no home, office or other building has a mold problem even if it has already required a remediation to root out an existing issue.
We pride ourselves on offering full service mold inspection, remediation, removal and prevention as part of a comprehensive plan to eliminate mold. We won’t let mold destroy your home, office, school or other building, with our attention to safety, details and your particular circumstances.
Discovering the Mold Problem in Belltown
Mold is a sneaky threat. Therefore, our inspectors look high and low at all the places where mold might try to grow.
The inspectors at Mold Solutions NW know how to find any and all mold that may be in a building. We aim to stop a mold growth before people or the structure itself is harmed in any way. The inspections we conduct are therefore very detailed. We understand the Pacific Northwest and Belltown; we know the climate here can promote mold growth due to the wet weather.
Mold can be a frightening discovery because of its ability to get us sick. However, there are many other reasons just as important for killing mold in your home. Mold also has the ability to sicken pets and weaken the core structures of a building that keep it sturdy. Without even realizing they have a mold problem, home owners might be living in increasing dangerous circumstances. Structural pieces like the walls and foundation of a building will get slowly but surely ruined by mold.
Obviously, this is a dangerous situation that calls for swift remediation. With so much moisture in the air and ground in Belltown, mold can find a way into buildings and start to compromise their stability. The inspectors who will work with you will be able to find any sign of trouble in your home, however. That is why inspection is a key aspect of mold solution services, helping to find mold and damage before the situation can deteriorate.
Mold Solution Services for Belltown Residents
Don’t let mold grow unchecked. Comprehensive services to address issues that arise from mold should not only root out and destroy mold, but prevent future issues. Mold Solutions NW understands the particular mold issues facing Belltown and how to address them. We have therefore made inspection, prevention and remediation the foundations of our strategy.
Guided by this three-pronged approach, we believe our services can address any mold problems in Belltown. Our environmentally friendly products are affordable for anyone trying to protect themselves from mold damage and related problems. We pride ourselves on our years of expertise and outstanding safety record.