Ocean Ridge, FL Mold Damage Remediation

Condominiums are a staple of our coastal community, so threats like mold growth can be widespread and far-reaching in these high-rise complexes. Many look to our experienced remediation team to help with the impact of these damaging organisms, as these microbes can continue to seek new surfaces and materials as hosts throughout the inviting moist areas of the property. Our Applied Microbial Remediation Technicians (AMRT) are available 24/7 to help with:

  • Bathroom mold removal
  • Black mold
  • Mold specialists
  • Basement mold remediation
  • Attic mold
  • Mold remediation

How Can Mold Get Removed from Ocean Ridge Condos?

Mold removal is not a universal approach to correcting problems in Ocean Ridge homes or condos. When condominium structures become affected by mold organisms, these effects can spread promptly from one unit to another. Often property management must contain the impacted areas to prevent the further spread and severity of these situations. Our remediation strategies usually start with surface treatments like antimicrobial cleaning, dry ice blasting, and power sanding. 

Are Black Mold Damage Repairs Needed in Ocean Ridge Residences?

Repairs and reconstruction needs are often inevitable after mold damage cleaning and mold remediation complete. Black mold can deteriorate building materials like drywall, making the replacement something necessary to make mold damage “Like it never even happened.” Our general contractor license allows us to conduct repairs, reconstruction, and complete build-back of your property where it is necessary.

Our main service page has more about mold removal and odor elimination.

SERVPRO of Lake Worth South

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (561) 588-9777

Understanding Mold

Some restoration companies advertise “mold removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mold. This is a fallacy because it’s impossible to remove all mold from a house or business; microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the facts:

  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or on a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens, irritants, and toxins. 
  • Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return. 
  • Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

Faster to Any Size Disaster

Mold spreads quickly, so a minor mold infestation can quickly escalate into a major problem. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you contact us. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

SERVPRO of Lake Worth South is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Ocean Ridge community too. When you have a water or mold damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 1,700, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists

We are trained mold damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs. Learn about our water and mold training and certificates.

The Mold Remediation Process

Every mold damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:

Step 1: Emergency Contact - (561) 588-9777

The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel.

Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment

We determine the scope of the mold damage by carefully inspecting your property for visible signs of mold. Since mold can be hidden, we use various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources. 

Step 3: Mold Containment

Our professionals use various containment procedures to prevent the spread of mold. We may use advanced containment procedures like negative air chambers to isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure to keep the mold spores from spreading during the cleanup process. All fans and heating and cooling systems will be turned off to prevent the spread of mold.

Step 4: Air Filtration

Our specialized filtration equipment allows our professionals to capture microscopic mold spores out of the air. We utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process. 

Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials

The mold remediation process depends on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces on which the mold appears. We’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. It may be necessary to remove and dispose of mold-infested porous materials, like drywall and carpeting, to remediate heavy mold growth.

Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing

SERVPRO of Lake Worth South will use a variety of cleaning techniques and products to clean your furnishings and personal belongings. Since mold infestations also cause a persistent musty odor, our professionals are also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.

Step 7: Restoration

During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Ocean Ridge, FL home or business back to normal. Depending on the severity of mold damage, the restoration step may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, or it may involve a substantial reconstruction project.

SERVPRO knows Mold

Here at SERVPRO of Lake Worth South we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Ocean Ridge, FL. Encountering mold can be worrisome for any homeowner, but SERVPRO is here to put your mind at ease. We have the right tools and trained professionals to get the job done right. Give us a call at (561) 588-9777 and we will be on our way to help.