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Moisture Control and Mold Remediation

Nobody wants to find out that there is mold developing inside the ventilation system of their homes. Unfortunately, this is a common problem in Florida because of our high humidity. The combination of elevated moisture levels and the dark confines of ductwork makes ventilation systems an ideal place for mold to grow. Mold can reach many other areas of a house given high enough humidity, growing under floorboards, above ceiling tiles, and within drywall.

Mold presents a danger to both building material and the health of those inside a house. Some molds release toxic spores that trigger a number of symptoms in people who breathe them, and they pose a special hazard to sufferers of asthma and allergies. You need to have professional remediation services to eliminate mold when it starts to infiltrate your home’s ventilation system and building material. Envirotech Air Quality Services performs quality mold remediation in Wellington, FL and the surrounding areas; we specialize in protecting your indoor air quality and removing dangerous and damaging molds.

Moisture Control as a Means to Combat Mold

There is a variety of ways that specialists eliminate mold from a home, but one of the most important steps in mold remediation is to stop the mold from returning. It doesn’t do much good to get rid of a mold infestation in the floorboards of a home only to have the mold return a few weeks later. To help keep mold away, specialists will control the moisture in the affected area. Once the excess water in the building material removed, it will be unlikely for the mold to return.

When mold remediation specialists come to your home, they will first perform mold assessment to find out how serious a problem you have. Mold growth often lies in hidden spaces, so if you’ve spotted mold growing in a few locations, the chances are high that it has also spread to many others that you can’t see. The remediation technicians will locate all the spots they need to address, and also track down the source of the high humidity that allowed the growths to occur in the first place.

Once the technicians have performed the necessary mold remediation, they will start the moisture control process. Blowers and dehumidifiers dry out the previously affected areas and extract as much moisture as possible from them so the mold will have a difficult time returning.

Remember that it isn’t enough just to remove the mold: mold remediation in Wellington, FL requires more commitment to eliminating the reasons the mold started to develop in the first place. When you call on Envirotech Air Quality Services to get rid of the mold in your home, you can trust that we will do a thorough job that will leave your house mold-free for many years. Contact us today to schedule your next appointment with us.

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