FAQ’s About Mold and Mildews

What is mold and mildew?

Mold is a type of fungus that can be found both outside and inside homes. Mold exists in the environment, but it can quickly proliferate if there is moisture present. Mold tends to appear as black or green spots, often seen growing on walls, ceilings, wood surfaces and around pipes. Mold releases thousands of spores into the air which can make people with allergies or asthma sick if breathed in.

Mildew is a type of fungus that often appears as a thin layer of grey or white spots on surfaces. Mildew tends to thrive in damp, dark, and warm environments where there is little ventilation, such as bathrooms, basements, and closets.

What is mold testing?

Mold testing is a process for detecting the presence of mold spores in air or on surfaces, and it is essential for identifying growths that could cause harm to human health if left unchecked. Mold testing typically involves taking an environmental sample from an area that may or may not contain mold.

What is mold inspection?

Mold inspection is an important process to detect and identify any potential mold growth in a building. Mold has the potential to cause health complications as well as damage building materials, increasing the need for regular inspections.

What is mold remediation?

Mold remediation is the process of identifying, and eliminating mold growth in a home or business. Mold remediation typically begins with a mold inspection to establish the scope and extent of the damage caused by the mold.

What are the offered services at moldandenvironmental.com?

Moldandenvironmental.com offers a wide range of services that include mold inspection, testing, removal and remediation. We also provide restoration services for water or fire damage.

Are you available for emergency restoration services?

Yes, we are available 24/7 for emergency restoration services.

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