Palmdale, CA Mold Damage Remediation

While not directly on the Pacific coast, Palmdale can still experience a varying degree of humidity throughout the year. From violent storms that can come in from the ocean to water bodies here in the valley such as Lake Palmdale, moisture in the environment and left behind after water damage incidents can facilitate mold growth. Any presence of mold could be devastating, not just to large commercial structures like Antelope Valley Mall. 

Mold Remediation Approaches for Palmdale

From the damage that mold can do in your home to larger structures where hundreds could be affected, such as the Palmdale Regional Medical Center, our remediators' fast response makes a considerable difference and the cost in time these efforts ultimately take. There is no universal solution to removing active colonies from mold-damaged addresses, but some of these options include:

  • Sanding
  • Media Blasting
  • Surface Cleaning
  • Controlled Demolition

Eliminating Mold Odors After Remediation in Palmdale 

One of the telling signs of mold growth in your home is a musty odor overwhelming the damaged areas. Despite the direct actions taken for remediation, this odor can continue to be a threat that must get resolved before restoration completes. There are several strategies involved in removing these fierce smells from your home or business, much of which involves advanced equipment and products in our recovery inventory. While counteractants can lessen the severity of odors, foggers and hydroxyl generators are foundational elements of deodorization.

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SERVPRO of Palmdale North

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (661) 526-3649

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 Emergency

In as little as 48 hours, a minor mold issue can quickly spread through a home or business. Once you contact us, we’re dedicated to starting the remediation process quickly. This fast response lessens the mold damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We live and work in this community too; we might even be neighbors. As a locally owned and operated business, SERVPRO of Palmdale North is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Palmdale community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.

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 - (661) 526-3649

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

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 Palmdale, CA 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

SERVPRO of Palmdale North has the expertise to make any mold problem a memory in Palmdale, CA. We have seen the distress homeowners experience upon finding mold at their property. SERVPRO can help calm any mold concerns. Our trained professionals have the equipment and knowledge it takes to properly remediate mold. Call (661) 526-3649 - We are ready and waiting to respond to your emergency.