Mold Solutions in Downtown Seattle
If you have a mold problem in Downtown Seattle, 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 Downtown Seattle
- Existing Mold in Downtown Seattle
- Mold Abatement in Downtown Seattle
- Mold Inspection in Downtown Seattle
- A Comprehensive Approach to Mold for Downtown Seattle Residents
Mold Solutions NW understands the particular challenges of preventing mold in Downtown Seattle. 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.
Our services in Downtown Seattle include Microbe Guard, a permanent, surface-modifying treatment that creates a new surface after it is applied. The added layer keeps surfaces free of mold and fights attacks from new microbes. We are a full service mold solutions provider. We aren’t just looking to get rid of mold you can see now – we want to make sure it never comes back. This may be particularly important for those who are protecting a home while it is still under construction.
Our experts in Downtown Seattle 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 Downtown Seattle if you have mold solutions from our experienced team hard at work for you.
Remediation, inspection for problems and prevention form the core of our strategy. All three of these aspects work in tandem to protect against mold and root it out wherever it may be hiding. We don’t want to just get rid of mold, but offer the security of knowing it can’t return. We will find every nook and cranny where mold might try to spread. If your building or home is under construction, we can apply preventative treatments to make sure you never have a problem in the future. Prevention can act in tandem with inspect or remediation, or both. After eliminating existing mold, we will seek to prevent it from ever returning.
Mold Remediation in Downtown Seattle 98102
Mold remediation isn’t just for residential homes. Any structure can accrue mold buildup, including office buildings, schools and hospitals, and the people who use those buildings are in danger of getting sick from dangerous mold. It can be easy to miss it when mold strikes, though. Mold that grows in an unused location can be overlooked for a long time. This promotes the spread of mold, which can prove extremely dangerous for anyone living in or using the building that is infested.
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. Our goal is 100% mold removal and prevention. The three tiers of our approach help us reach that goal.
Step 1: Finding the Mold in 98102
Mold remediation begins with an inspection to check every nook and cranny where mold might be hiding. Some of the telltale signs include cracks, leaks and excess moisture that can promote mold growth. You can read more about how inspection figures into our broader plan for mold solutions 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 experts will make sure that the remediation process doesn’t allow the mold to spread. 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: Products
Next, it is time to get rid of the mold. There are products that help Mold Solutions NW during the crucial step of killing off the mold. We treat contaminated materials with MMR, a commercial grade mold remover that can instantly penetrate surfaces to clean and eliminate mold. But mold may leave behind ugly stains after it is destroyed. Mold that takes hold in surfaces like wood sometimes causes permanent stains even after remediation. At Mold Solutions NW we understand that getting rid of such stains is also important to our customers; MMR can get underneath surfaces to help with this aspect as well.
Step 4: Tidying Up
In the course of a remediation, we occasionally recommend discarding certain types of surfaces and objects. Carpets, cabinets and drywall are all common items in need of disposal. Tidying up and discarding surfaces that cannot be adequately cleaned during a remediation factor in to our process. A special HEPA vacuum ensures that even tiny particles get collected to minimize the chances of the mold moving elsewhere. This is a second stage of containment. Again, we aim to trap and eliminate any mold so that it cannot sneak into a different part of the building and start growing all over again.
Step 5: Keeping Mold Gone
We don’t want to just get rid of the mold you see now, but also make sure you don’t find any new growth. Our 10-year warranty promises that the EPA-registered anti-microbial we use will keep mold from growing back after it is removed. You will have no reason to worry about chemical irritants, either, as the anti-microbial we use is non-toxic, water-based and has no VOC emissions. Our prevention methods are described more fully 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: A Last Look
A final inspection helps find any possible place where mold may still lurk. In addition to cleaning the work area, we get rid of any mold-infested or contaminated surfaces. We offer a 10-year warranty so you can feel secure in this inspection. While the initial inspection is for finding the root of the problem, the final inspection helps us locate anything that could be an issue in the future and validate the integrity of our remediation work. Our inspectors have years of experience in mold remediation. They won’t leave the site of a problem until they’re satisfied that the mold is gone and not coming back.
Mold Prevention in Downtown Seattle 98102
Our mold solutions will do more than simply get rid of existing mold. It isn’t sufficient to just kill and clean up mold where we find it. Stopping growth now must be coupled with stopping growth in the future. Preventative measures are therefore an important part of our approach. We know Downtown Seattle and the greater Pacific Northwest area has its share of mold, so many seek out prevention options to protect them in the future. In this wet climate, mold prevention is an ongoing effort that is important for all buildings and homes. Therefore, prevention is a serious concern in this area.
People often desire mold prevention services while a new building is under construction. As a home is being built, it may be exposed to rain and other natural elements that could promote mold growth. The constant moisture in the air and ground around the Pacific Northwest can promote mold growth. For these reasons, prevention comes often comes into play during the building phase, while there’s ample opportunity to come up with strategies and measures. 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. Family pets are also susceptible to getting sick from mold if it is in the house. Additionally, mold that grows in the floor, foundation or walls can compromise the integrity of those surfaces.
Therefore, the value of prevention cannot be overstated when it comes to mold. It doesn’t matter if the building is a home, officer or hospital, either; they can all benefit. Mold does not discriminate between buildings based on their use.
At Mold Solutions NW, we conduct mold prevention using Microbe Guard. Microbe Guard can establish a new layer over an existing surface such as a wall or section of flooring. The new surface is resistant to microbial attack. 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 Downtown Seattle. 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.
Prevention also applies to structures that have already had issues with mold growth. There is no bad time to consider employing prevention methods, whether the building is under construction or very old. Mold prevention can even apply to a home that has not had any issues for years. 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.
At Mold Solutions NW, we think of prevention as one piece of the puzzle, along with in-depth inspections and total remediation services. We won’t let mold destroy your home, office, school or other building, with our attention to safety, details and your particular circumstances.
Finding the Mold in Downtown Seattle
Mold can hide for years. 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. Therefore, our mold inspection process is extremely thorough. Everyone at Mold Solutions NW understands that our beautiful Pacific Northwest can unfortunately promote mold growth.
One of the biggest causes for concern with mold is health issues. However, there are many other reasons just as important for killing mold in your home. It can not only be damaging to humans, but also beloved pets and the structures where it is growing. The foundation of the building could be dangerously compromised by mold that damages it as it grows undetected. As it grows, mold can wear away surfaces inside a building like its floors and walls, or even the foundation.
Obviously, this is a dangerous situation that calls for swift remediation. The structural soundness of a building may wear away as mold spreads and takes hold. The inspectors who will work with you will be able to find any sign of trouble in your home, however. This is why we see inspection as so important to the work of eliminating mold before it can make for a dangerous situation.
A Comprehensive Approach to Mold for Downtown Seattle Residents
Mold growth can be stopped. 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 Downtown Seattle and how to address them. That’s why we work on remediation, inspection and prevention together to stop mold now and in the future.
We believe these core principles of mold solutions provide a comprehensive service appropriate for any mold issues in Downtown Seattle. We are selective in our approaches, using EPA-registered products that won’t harm the environment but are still affordable. We’re backed by our years of experience as well as our history of safe remediation efforts.