Frequently Asked Mold Questions
What is mold remediation? Mold remediation is the process of removing mold from an indoor environment, such as your home or business.
What makes mold grow? Mold spores are always present in your home or office and will not cause a problem until moisture is introduced into their environment. High humidity, flooding or roof leaks provide the perfect environment for mold spores to grow on various materials throughout your home, including: wood, insulation, carpet, paint, ceiling tiles and wallpaper. As mold grows it digests and destroys these materials, causing damage to your home.
How long does it take for mold to grow and spread? Mold can spread very quickly when subjected to the right conditions or when disturbed. Our professional mold remediation team will properly contain and remove mold while preventing further spreading.
Can I remove mold with bleach? While bleach has been commonly used to “remove” mold, it does no more than remove the discoloration associated with mold. In fact, attempting to remove mold with bleach often agitates the mold which releases the spores allowing it to spread. Our professional mold remediation team comes prepared with the proper equipment and supplies for effective mold remediation in your home or business.
How long does the mold removal process take? Most of our mold remediation lasts between 1 and 5 days. The time span of mold remediation projects is dependent on factors such as where the mold is located (for example, exterior vs interior of walls), the quantity of mold, and what materials the mold is growing on. Our mold remediation team will assess these factors and provide you with a timeline for your project.
Do I need to hire a professional mold remediation expert to remove the mold or can I do it myself? The risk with attempting an untrained mold remediation is due to the nature of mold and how it spreads. When one attempts to clean or remove mold the mold is naturally disturbed which allows the spores to spread throughout the home or business, which leads to more mold damage. Our mold remediation team will properly enclose the affected areas before cleaning them, which will contain the mold spores to keep them from spreading.
Is Trinicon qualified to do a professional mold remediation? Trinicon is not only a licensed mold remediator and indoor environmentalist, but has also handled thousands of mold remediation cases ranging to affected areas of up to 30,000 sq/ft.