6 Steps to Controlling Mold and Mildew in Your Home

December 15, 2021

Mold spores are everywhere. This is a natural and unavoidable truth. Mold spores are outside and also inside your home. It is only when mold exceeds this natural, normal level that it can become a health hazard.

Do you see evidence of mold and mildew in your home?

If you do, it’s time to call in an expert mold remediation company to remediate and restore mold in your home back to normal safe levels. No company can remove mold completely. This is impossible. We are talking “remediation” – cleaning up your home, removing current mold infestation, and eliminating all the factors present that are contributing to the growth of mold. Moisture is often the major, but not the only, culprit. Our experienced team of remediation experts will formulate and execute the right plan for your home. Each home is unique and requires a customized, result-oriented plan of action.

Here are the steps we take to eliminate current mold growth and regain control of mold in your home:

  1. Set up a professional inspection to determine the problem areas in your home and the root causes of mold growth. It takes a professional mold remediator to detect mold that it hidden from view.
  2. Create a Plan of Action to resolve the problems. Based on the information we gather from your home inspection, coupled with our experience and expertise, we will formulate a plan of action to make your home safe again.
  3. Executing the mold remediation plan. We contain existing areas of mold in your home, adding air filtration procedures to stop the spread of mold while we work. Then we remove mold infested materials including drywall, carpeting and flooring. This may also involve the cleaning and sanitizing of furniture and home décor items. Our process will also deodorize and remove odors, bringing fresh, clean smelling air back into your home.
  4. Preventing of future issues. Once we’ve executed the plan, our team makes sure that we have uncovered the root causes of the issues in your home and recognize what caused them in order to prevent the same issues from reoccurring in the future.
  5. Restoration of your home to normal levels. Depending on the level of mold damage, we may need to install new drywall, carpeting and flooring in your home. Our sister company, Best Buy Design Build, is experienced home remodelers and can help return your home into its former glory.

At Best Buy Waterproofing, we are focused 100 percent on customer satisfaction. Our mold remediation team will treat your home as if it is our own. All our work is conducted in a safe, health-conscious manner, following or exceeding all current CDC mandated guidelines. The health and safety of your family and ours is paramount.

About the Author

Owner and founder Andrew A. Altman Sr. is an icon in the basement waterproofing industry. In a career that spans over 35 years, he has been interviewed by the news media and is considered by his peers as a leading industry expert. However, the most important matter to Mr. Altman, besides the effectiveness of his waterproofing system, is earning the trust of his customers.

About Best Buy Waterproofing

With over 35 years of experience in basement waterproofing, moisture control and structural repair, Best Buy Waterproofing founder, Andrew A. Altman Sr. is a top-rated industry veteran with a proven record of successful projects. In fact, the award winning, certified, professional staff at Best Buy Waterproofing, have a combined 70 years of experience in all aspects of the basement health industry. With A+ ratings from the BBB and Angi, and over 435 5-Star reviews from Google, Home Advisor, Yelp, and Facebook, Best Buy Waterproofing guarantees customer satisfaction.

Waterproofing Services Available Include:

Basement Waterproofing, Basement Ventilation, Mold & Mildew Remediation, Structural Repair, Crawl Space Repair, Sump Pump Systems, Moisture Control, Wet Basement Repair, Roofing Installation and Replacement, Intelligent Power Battery Backup Systems, Sub-floor Pressure Relief Systems, Basement Exterior Excavation, Basement Finishing, Concrete Lifting, Foundation Repair, Basement Door & Egress Windows, and all Concrete Work, including Concrete Stamped Stoops, Walkways, Patios, Floors, Dry Wall & Stud Replacement and more.

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