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Why it’s Important to Hire a Licensed & “Experienced” Mold Removal Contractor

Mold growth in the home is dangerous, causing allergic reactions, asthma attacks, respiratory ailments, and other illnesses. That’s why when it comes to mold removal and remediation, it’s best not to mess with it yourself. Hire a licensed and experienced mold removal contractor. Not only will you protect your home from mold, but you will also protect yourself from problems down the road.

A licensed contractor:

  • Is Licensed under the New York State Mold Law Article 32
  • Must undergo training to perform mold assessment, remediation, or abatement services.
  • Must meet minimum work standards established under the law to protect homeowners.
  • Understands each step for removing/ remediating the suspect mold, correcting the moisture source, and reducing the mold spore count in the air to safe levels.

Experience is just as important.

An experienced contractor understands the science behind mold removal and what it takes to prevent mold from coming back. They will know how to thoroughly inspect mold problems looking to:

Uncover hidden dangersHidden leaks, condensation or wet spots behind walls and can lead to mold growth. A professional mold remediation contractor will find the cause of a hidden leak and fix the problem.

Control humid conditions – High room humidity can cause mold to grow on items indoors including furniture or clothing. Ideally, indoor humidity should be kept below 60%, between 30 and 50%. A professional contractor can help determine humidity levels and recommend solutions.

Use best practices – A licensed, experienced mold remediation contractor will also use the latest technology and proven techniques for removal of mold, taking necessary precautions to limit additional mold exposure during cleanup.

ENVIROSAFE is a New York State Licensed Mold Contractor under the New York State Mold Law Article 32. We have many years of experience and our technically trained, professional staff has what it takes to address mold and the source of the mold. Contact us for more information today.