The cost of mold remediation varies greatly depending on the kind of mold, how widespread it is, and other factors. However, mold remediation costs are more affordable than ignoring the problem and letting mold spread through your home unchecked. Removing mold from behind your walls keeps the damage contained, whereas waiting weeks or months can potentially cause irreparable damage that can quickly make your home uninhabitable.
While it's important to partner with an affordable mold remediation company, the health risks associated with mold make it a non-negotiable, essential step to protect your home, family, and pets. At 5 Star Restoration Specialists, we tackle the toughest mold in your home, including remote spaces such as attics, crawl spaces, and basements. Mold can permeate drywall, concrete, air ducts, and HVAC equipment, so you need seasoned professionals who work ruthlessly to remove mold spores in your home. Acting quickly can prevent mold spores from triggering allergies, asthma, and chronic illnesses in you or your family members.
Identifying Mold: How do I know if I have mold?
Your senses can help you identify possible mold issues. Here are some signs that you may have a mold problem in your home:
- Odd, lingering smells If you see black or green discoloration on the walls, ceilings, or flooring, you will want to call in the professionals for an accurate designation.
- If you have a leak or your home has suffered storm damage, damp spots, and dripping water may be the precursors of mold growth.
It takes an experienced professional to tell the difference between dangerous mold and harmless mildew. If you plan to sell your home but suspect that you have mold damage, you have an ethical responsibility to get your home tested and remove the mold prior to putting your home on the market.
Many homeowners fear a long construction process following mold remediation. At 5 Star Remediation Specialists, we follow a specific procedure that includes quickly removing contaminated construction materials and other items. Our team sticks with you through the cleanup and rebuilding process until we are sure we have gotten all the mold and your home is back to normal.
Mold Testing Services
Our mold specialists can conduct tests in your home and take samples to determine whether you have mold or mildew. Mildew is easier to detect and less harmful to your health than mold, which often remains hidden from view. Trying to test mold and mildew puts you at risk if you inhale their spores. Instead, leave this critical task to our trained technicians, who come dressed in the appropriate protective gear to deal with mold and mildew appropriately.
Costs of Mold Remediation
A lot of factors impact what mold remediation costs for your home or business, which is why we recommend calling for a free, custom quote.According to Home Advisor, you may want to budget for $10 to $25 per square foot for areas over 100 square feet. Here are some factors impacting your mold remediation cost:
- Level of corrosion caused by mold
- Size of the impacted area
- Type and amount of items, surfaces and materials affected
- Whether you need to replace removed structural material
- Level of protective gear required by removal team
- Disposal costs in your area
Working with our licensed, insured specialists gives you the benefit of decades of combined experience with mold cleanup and disaster recovery. It’s critical to begin the detection and remediation process as soon as possible. That’s why we have an emergency response time of 45 minutes.
Why DIY Mold Removal Is Potentially Dangerous
Mold presents a danger if you do not use the proper precautions. It takes specialized equipment and expertise to clean it and remove contaminated items. Mold spores can cause respiratory problems and can become airborne if not properly handled. Airborne spores can spread mold to other areas of your home and are attached to your clothing and skin. To avoid illness and allergic reactions, leave mold removal to the experts.
How to Get Multiple Quotes
When you call us for an estimate, 5 Star Restoration to your home to find the source of the moisture and document the impacted areas. We use this to establish a remediation plan that includes the preservation or removal of materials. Our estimate includes follow-up visits to deal with any new mold growth in the coming weeks and months. You can get multiple quotes to help you determine the best solution for your family. However, it’s important to act quickly for health and safety reasons. Regarding the cost of mold remediation, cheaper isn’t always better. For example, companies that offer to chemically bomb the area only reach new mold growth and hide the appearance of mold without actually removing the spores. We provide a comprehensive solution, preventing future regrowth. Because every situation is different, consult a certified mold remediation expert for how to properly resolve mold issues. Contact 5 Star Restoration Specialists to schedule an appointment today. Fill out our online form for a fast quote.