Is it important to test for mold?
Most of the time mold testing is unnecessary, and many mold remediation companies will not disclose that to you. Simply put, if you already see obvious, visible mold, you need to remove it following industry-standard guidelines to ensure the best quality of human health & safety in the home. You should contact a professional mold removal specialist to evaluate the mold and determine the next steps for mold remediation.
Can I have a test for mold anyway?
Yes! If you want to test for mold, Alliance Restoration utilizes a third-party, trustworthy, and accurate company. To give you peace of mind, a sample can be taken before and after the mold removal process and we will provide you data that the air quality in your home is back to normal and safe. Alliance is an ISEAI IEC member and we’re committed to providing specialty mold removal services helping individuals with environmentally acquired illnesses.
What are the first steps in the mold removal process?
Using proven techniques, combined with industry suggested methods, we can remove mold from your home and ensure the best quality of human health & safety in the home. The professional mold removal process beings with inspecting areas of your home to find causes for mold growth. Once we’ve identified the cause we’ll work to resolve the problems and remove mold from your home.
Alliance Restoration performs mold remediation through guidelines set by the Clean Trust; (IICRC) “Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation”.
Frequently Asked Questions About Mold
Attic Mold Removal without Testing
We have many mold removal case studies that highlight mold growth as a result of ice damming and environmental damage.
Read the entire case study about how mold removal helped sell a home.
Basement Mold Removal without Testing
Basement mold removal often includes crawl space encapsulation to remove odors, mold, and dirt.
Mold Removal Process in Deer Park, IL
No matter the scope of the project, Alliance uses Standard Operating Procedures to comply with our Health & Safety Program. These mold removal methods ensure that every project meets the highest industry standards.
Alliance Restoration performs home mold removal in North Barrington by utilizing current industry standards and includes the following goals:
- Safety and Health
- Mold Control, Removal & Prevention
- Project Documentation
Step one in the mold removal process, a home, or office visual inspection to identify moisture and mold sources in the building. The results of this inspection will help decide what the next steps in the process should be. Before starting on the project, we reduce the danger of mold moving to other areas of the home by installing mold containment curtains and isolation barriers.
The removal of contaminated items is imperative in the mold treatment process. Cleaners and chemicals do not solve problems caused by mold. Mold can not grow without enough moisture, so identifying and repairing moisture problems is the first step in the home mold remediation process to prevent future mold. This can include fixing plumbing leaks, sealing your attic, basement, or crawlspace from moisture sources, and reducing humid air with dehumidifiers.
Alliance Restoration offers free mold and moisture inspections to homeowners and businesses in North Barrington.
Alliance Restoration, Inc. is trained and certified by the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC), and the Clean Trust. We are also an ISEAI IEC member.
Now that you have an overview of our home mold remediation process, you can explore two of our main focus areas in the home: attic mold removal and basement and crawl space mold clean up.
Basement and Attic Mold Removal Services
ATTIC MOLD REMOVAL SERVICES
Do you have mold in your attic? Can you smell an odor in the attic? Is your wood framing, roof and insulation wet? These are commonly what we find when we are called out to a home or business for attic mold inspections.
BASEMENT AND CRAWL SPACE MOLD CLEANUP
Do you smell a stale odor in your home? Does this odor become more prominent in the basement or crawl space? If you thoroughly inspect your basement and crawl space, are you able to see mold growth on the floor, walls, around windows, or on the floor joists?
Molds can trigger asthma attacks. Allergic symptoms include: sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rash. Source from epa.gov. Alliance Restoration will examine areas of your home, including basements, attics, and crawl spaces, identify risky environmental exposure in your home, and offer safer, chemical-free mold remediation options. As an ISEAI IEP member, we are committed to helping individuals with environmentally acquired illnesses.