Sandestin, FL Mold Damage Remediation
Sandestin residents rely on our team of professionals in Destin, Seaside, and Freeport to restore mold damage 24-hours a day, 365 days a year. Mold outbreaks occur all the time in South Walton County because microscopic mold spores are always present in the Earth’s atmosphere, waiting for the perfect conditions to land and propagate.
When you discover mold growing in your home or business, you can count on our local team of professionals to mitigate and restore mold damage quickly and efficiently. Once mold begins spreading, fast mitigation must occur to discourage the mold from reaching other areas. When warm and moist conditions are present, mold will multiply quickly and become visible in as little as 48 to 72 hours. Sometimes mold is a symptom of water damage: heavy rain or a plumbing leak can encourage mold growth. We will identify the cause of the moisture and repair any water leaks to minimize the chances of the mold returning once the mold remediation process is complete.
Our technicians have the training, specialized equipment, and experience required to remediate mold damage no matter how big the problem is. Additionally, we provide a full range of professional cleaning services to remove mold from household items and clothing. We can also supervise all phases of the mitigation and repair process. Our customers have peace of mind knowing they have one company managing the entire process from start to finish.
SERVPRO of Destin, Seaside, Freeport
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Highly Trained Mold Remediation Technicians
- Specialized Mold Remediation Equipment
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Locally Owned and Operated
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (850) 267-0746
Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. These microscopic spores float along in the air and can enter a home or business through windows and HVAC systems. Consider these 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 Destin, Seaside, Freeport is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Sandestin 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 2190, 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:
- Seacrest, FL
- Grayton Beach, FL
- Santa Rosa Beach, FL
- Watercolor, FL
- Destin, FL
- Sandestin, FL
- Seagrove, FL
- Seaside, FL
- Miramar Beach, FL
- Alys Beach, FL
- Inlet Beach, FL
- Rosemary Beach, FL
- Freeport, FL
- Point Washington, FL
- Bruce, FL
Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists
We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property. Learn about our water damage 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 - (850) 267-0746
We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to answer your phone call. Our consultant will guide you through this process, asking questions that will allow us to better understand your situation and to determine the needed equipment and personnel.
Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. 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
Depending on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces involved, the mold remediation process can vary significantly. In general, we’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. Depending on the severity of the infestation, we may need to remove drywall, carpeting, and other porous materials.
Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing
We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and disinfect your belongings. We’re 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 Sandestin, 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 Destin, Seaside, Freeport we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Sandestin, 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 (850) 267-0746 and we will be on our way to help.