Here at Peek Mold Control, we have many years in the mold control business, and we are proud to be a trusted resource you can turn to for questions about mold removal. Over the years, we’ve found there are several commonly asked questions. In this article, we will answer four questions we are asked frequently.
- Why do I have mold? Even homeowners who take good care of their homes can still end up with mold. For mold to grow, all that is needed is a moist surface. When tiny mold spores enter your home, they settle on a wide variety of surfaces, including wood, insulation, wallpaper, carpet, paint, sheetrock, and more. If these surfaces are moist because of a leak or humidity, mold can begin to grow.
- Why do I need a mold specialist to perform mold removal? Mold removal can be hazardous. A mold specialist knows how to perform mold removal safely. Another reason you’re better off hiring a professional is because disturbing the mold can cause the mold spores to spread. Our specialists have the proper training and equipment to prevent mold growth from spreading.
- How long will the mold removal take? The time required for mold removal varies depending on many factors, such as where the mold is located and what it is growing on. Our specialists can provide you with a time estimate based on your unique situation.
- How can I prevent mold in the future? When you come to us for mold removal, our specialists will be happy to help you determine the source of your mold and come up with lasting solutions, such as crawlspace encapsulation, to prevent future mold growth.
If you have other questions for our mold specialists or to schedule your mold removal, call us today.