Seal Beach, CA Mold Damage Remediation

Coastal communities always deal with higher humidity. With larger structures in Seal Beach like the Seal Beach Village shopping area or the Old Ranch Country Club, a single mold incident could impact hundreds. Our SERVPRO remediators are ready and able to help with:

  • Black mold
  • Attic mold removal
  • Mold remediation
  • Bathroom mold removal
  • Mold inspections
  • Mold removal

How Can the Mold Remediation Process Get Contained in Seal Beach Properties?

Containment is a critical element to mold removal and restoration solutions. Appropriate barriers, often created from sealing up structural openings and potential pathways with thick plastic sheeting, reduce the movement of spores and microorganisms. Our SERVPRO professionals can then focus on the newly formed workspace for remediation. 

How Does Bathroom Mold Removal Start in Seal Beach?

Often, bathroom mold originates from persistent steam moisture in a poorly ventilated area. When spotting begins on the room's surfaces, SERVPRO professionals must implement strategies like sanding and antimicrobial cleaning to remove it and prevent further mold growth while the moisture gets dried.

Repairing Seal Beach Homes After Mold Removal

Because controlled demolition can often be such a necessary element to mold remediation and recovery, repairs and reconstruction are critical to returning the home to its original condition. With a contractor license, we can provide demolition, repairs, and build-back where needed to make mold damage “Like it never even happened.” 

Our main service page has more about how we handle attic mold and damage repairs.

SERVPRO of Seal Beach / Los Alamitos / Cypress

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (562) 431-9400

Understanding Mold

Microscopic mold spores exist almost everywhere, outdoors and indoors, making it impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Some restoration businesses advertise “mold removal” and even guarantee to remove all mold, which is a fallacy. Consider the following mold 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 on a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens, irritants, and toxins. 
  • 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.

Faster to Any Size Emergency

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.

Locally Owned, 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 Seal Beach / Los Alamitos / Cypress is close by and ready to respond to your mold damage emergency. We are proud to be an active member of the Seal Beach community and want to pitch in and help make our community the best it can be.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists

As water and mold damage specialists, we have the experience, the expertise, and the advanced training that enables us to get your property restored quickly and thoroughly. Learn about our water and mold training and certificates.

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:

Step 1: Emergency Contact - (562) 431-9400

We’re available 24 hours, 7 days a week to answer your phone call. Our consultant will guide you through this process, asking questions that will allow us to better understand your situation and to determine the needed equipment and personnel.

Step 2: Inspection and Mold Damage Assessment

We carefully inspect your property for visible signs of mold. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view. We use various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources.

Step 3: Mold Containment

To keep the mold spores from spreading further, we will use various mold containment procedures. Our professionals may use physical barriers and negative air pressure to isolate the contaminated area and to help prevent the mold spores from spreading through your Seal Beach, CA home or business. Also, we’ll turn off the property’s fans and heating and cooling systems to prevent the spread of mold.

Step 4: Air Filtration

We use powerful air scrubbers, HEPA vacuums, and other filtration equipment to remove microscopic mold spores out of the air. This air filtration process and our mold containment process help to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in process.

Step 5: Removing Mold and Mold-Infested Materials

The mold remediation process depends on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces on which the mold appears. We’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. It may be necessary to remove and dispose of mold-infested porous materials, like drywall and carpeting, to remediate heavy mold growth.

Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing

We clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing, and other restorable items affected by mold, using a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and disinfect your belongings. We’re also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.

Step 7: Restoration

During the remediation process, it’s often necessary to remove porous building materials like subfloors, drywall, and carpet. The restoration step returns your Seal Beach, CA home or business back to normal. Depending on the severity of mold damage, the restoration step may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, or it may involve a substantial reconstruction project.

SERVPRO knows Mold

Here at SERVPRO of Seal Beach / Los Alamitos / Cypress we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Seal Beach, CA. Encountering mold can be worrisome for any homeowner, but SERVPRO is here to put your mind at ease. We have the right tools and trained professionals to get the job done right. Give us a call at (562) 431-9400 and we will be on our way to help.