“Mould Removal” vs. Mould Remediation

What’s the Difference?

When a mould assessment establishes that your home or commercial property near Peterborough or in the Kawartha Lakes area suffers from any type of mould damage you need highly qualified help to remediate the issue quickly. Our specialty trained teams of mould remediation experts have the knowledge and the specific tools to respond quickly and to allow us to complete the required mould abatement.

SERVPRO of Peterborough is a IICRC certified mould remediation company in the Greater Toronto Area.

What helps us to stand out from the crowd as a Peterborough mould remediation specialists is our commitment to invest in IICRC employee training and our top of the line mould mitigation equipment and safety containment systems. We also offer restoration services if extensive microbial growth requires the removal and replacement of any part of the affected area.

Signs of Mould? Call Today – (705) 761-7216

Understanding Mould

When water intrudes into your property, mould growth can start in as little as 48 hours. Consider the following mould facts:

  • Mould is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mould spores are microscopic, 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 a pet.
  • Mould spores thrive on moisture. Mould spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • Before mould remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mould may return.
  • Mould often produces a strong, musty odour, and that odour can lead you to possible mould problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mould growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

The Mould Remediation Process

Every mould damage scenario is different and requires a unique solution, but the general mould remediation process stays the same. Learn more about our mould remediation process.

  1. Emergency Contact - (705) 761-7216
  2. Inspection and Mould Damage Assessment
  3. Mould Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mould and Mould-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Peterborough is locally owned and operated—so we live and work here too and are proud to be part of this community. We are also part of a national network of over 2240 Franchises with special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale disasters.

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