When it comes to mold removal, Elton Riley and his sons with 911 Restoration Birmingham have seen and solved every kind of fungus infestation they’ve encountered over the years.
With more than 10,000 apartments to service by being connected to management companies, mold contaminations are a regular part of the business.
“We get 7-10 calls a day for leaks,” Elton says, “and many of these are accompanied by an existing mold removal problem.”
When water is allowed to linger for too long, or when there isn’t proper ventilation for water vapor latent within the air, mold has an increased capacity for growth.
In his thirty years of experience with water damage, carpet cleaning, and mold removal and decontamination, Elton knows all about fungus.
“There are lots of things that homeowner’s can do to prevent mold removal growth causes from ever even starting,” Elton says, “but once it’s begun, people should really call a restoration company like ours to have it taken care of properly.”
This will help people to avoid breathing in the mold spores. It well also stop spores from spreading to other areas of the home and forming new colonies.
If your home or business had a water damage episode recently, then you might also be experiencing mold growth that you just don’t know about yet. To make sure that your home is safe from fungus infestation, give Elton Riley and his mold removal staff with 911 Restoration Birmingham a call today!
Mold Myths and Mitigation
Many people think that mold is a part of the strawberries that didn’t make it in the fridge, or the bread that you forgot about and turned green, but in reality, mold spores float around in the air. Being airborne mold spores have the capacity to find new places to grow nearly anywhere.
Having been in the industry for more than three decades, Elton Riley and his sons know all there is about the potential places that mold can start growing.
Armed with this knowledge and expertise, the Riley’s can provide mold removal Birmingham work to eliminate its presence from any surface that it attacks.
Beyond killing off the spores once they start growing, Elton and the mold removal experts with 911 Restoration Birmingham know all the best ways to prevent it from ever starting in the first place too.
“One method for making sure that mold doesn’t grow is to keep the air and the surfaces of a room dry at all times.” Elton says.
This simple mold removal method eliminates the chances that mold spores will ever have what they need to get started. Additionally, homeowner’s can take extra precautions after a spill of any kind by using bleach.
This will kill off any spores that may float onto a newly soaked surface.“Eliminating moisture is the key,” Elton says. “But after that, some good old fashioned bleach will usually do wonders at keeping the spores at bay.”
Managing Apartments Means Managing Mold
Having been the solutions to so many water damage restoration challenges over the past thirty years, Elton knows his way around when it comes to mold contamination.
If a spill, flood, or other water damage crisis has happened in your home, it may be a mold breeding ground in the making.
While all mold removal situations don’t come from water damage, almost all water damage situations can easily cause mold growth. Many homeowners think that they can simply ride out the effects of a major water damage situation after extraction.
In truth the opposite is usually true. Without mass air moving, dehumidifying, and drying technology, mold and fungus infestation are almost a guarantee. That’s why Elton and his sons are available 24/7/365 for any type of emergency.
If your home has experienced any sort of flooding, pipe burst, washer hose rupture, or even a water heater failure, there is a strong likelihood that it will then cause a mold contamination that needs mold removal.
If not dealt with by IICRC certified professionals like Elton and the experts with 911 Restoration Birmingham, then it’s also likely to return too. Don’t take chances with mold exposure; call Elton and the mold removal pros with 911 Restoration Birmingham today!