Mold Remediation

ServiceMaster by Melin technician consults with homeowner about mold remediation Mold is more than a simple annoyance. The presence of mold can lead to serious health concerns and cause discoloration of the surfaces it touches. To protect the health of your family or your staff, you need a professional team you can count on to efficiently and effectively remove the mold.

When mold spores are disturbed due to improper removal techniques, they are released into the air, and can easily spread into an even wider area—increasing the infestation and actually worsening your mold issues. ServiceMaster by Melin has the training and equipment to eliminate the mold growth following proper procedures to isolate the contaminated space to prevent the spread of the mold.

Mold thrives in damp, dark environments. This is why a mold growth is often associated with a slow leak or other source of water damage. Without proper treatment, mold can damage various building materials and leave behind unsightly discoloration on the surfaces it coats. In addition to having an unsightly appearance, mold also causes an unpleasant stale odor.

For a complete mold remediation, count on ServiceMaster by Melin. We have the expertise to rid your home or office of a mold infestation and get your life back to normal.

How Does Mold Grow?
Mold grows best in a damp, humid, and warm environment. Airborne spores are released in to the air that cause mold to spread. Even if the area is cleaned and dried, mold can still survive some of the harshest conditions.

  • Mold can grow in as little as 48 hours.
  • Molds thrive in moist environments created by a flood, slow leak, broken pipe, or just high humidity.
  • Molds need an organic food source. One common food source is cellulose, which is found in building materials such as wood and drywall.

How do I prevent mold?
The best mold prevention method is to stop it from happening in the first place. When mold spores take anchor, they can be difficult and stubborn to remove.