Mold Remediation and Restoration

Local and state laws may require a specific inspection and documentation protocol based on the size of the affected area. We can advise you on this process, providing guidance based on your unique situation.

With even the upscale neighborhoods along the Gold Coast, many of these residences fight a losing battle against groundwater conditions and their basement walls. With many of these lower levels being finished into additional living space or recreational areas, the development of conditions like mold could present health effects for those exposed. Initial inspections and environmental testing by our SERVPRO of Darien / New Canaan team can indicate the likelihood of mold colonization based on the present concentrations of spores and microbes. 

Mold Damage Repairs and Reconstruction 

Addressing the damage that mold can do in a structure is a considerable step to take towards making these losses "Like it never even happened." With a general contracting division of our team, we can offer a comprehensive solution to these concerns, complete with efficient remediation strategies, repairs, and reconstruction as required. Controlled demolition is often necessary for materials like drywall and other porous surfaces. It can provide a stable foundation for reconstruction and rebuilding of the property once the colonization has gotten addressed successfully. 

Several Remediation Strategies for Area Homes 

Remediation does not seek to remove all of the mold spores and naturally occurring microbes from an environment, as this is unnecessary. The threatening aspect of mold damage is active colonization and the spreading organism, which is the focal point of remediation approaches. Several strategies and techniques are utilized in the removal of active colonies, some of which include:  

  • Surface sanding 
  • Abrasive cleaning 
  • Media blasting 
  • Antimicrobial wipe cleaning 
  • Controlled demolition

If You See Signs of Mold,
Call Us Today – (203) 966-6264

Understanding Mold

Confusion and misunderstanding surround the topic of mold and mold remediation. Some restoration businesses even make claims to remove all mold from a building. This is a fallacy. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. These microscopic spores float along in the air and can enter a home or business through windows and HVAC systems. Consider these 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 a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • 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.

Why Choose SERVPRO of Darien / New Canaan?

fast response to mold damage

We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

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.

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highly trained mold remediation technicians

We’re Highly Trained Mold Remediation Specialists

We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, the cornerstone of our business. We have the training and expertise to safely handle any mold situation.

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician

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fast mold damage cleanup

We Use Advanced Mold Remediation Techniques and Equipment

Our initial focus is to stop the source of water feeding the mold. We then isolate the affected area using a negative air pressure chamber. We invest in ongoing mold remediation training and the latest equipment to serve you better

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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:

  1. Emergency Contact - (203) 966-6264
  2. Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment
  3. Mold Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings
  7. Restoration

Common Mold Misconceptions

With sensational news stories and misleading advertising, you can easily understand why so many people are misinformed about indoor mold. Learn the facts about mold and the mold remediation process.

Locally Owned Company 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 Darien / New Canaan is close by and ready to help with your mold-damaged property.

If a catastrophic storm or event occurs, we can call upon the resources of a national network of over 2250 SERVPRO Franchises and special Disaster Recovery Teams strategically located throughout the country to respond to large scale disasters.

We proudly serve Darien, CT, New Canaan, CT, and surrounding areas.