Mould Remediation and Restoration

Any home or commercial property can quickly become infested with mould if a source of water is present. Mould can spread throughout a property in as little as 48 hours. Since mould can produce allergens and irritants, you should call us to inspect your Hamilton home if you suspect you have a mould problem. If mould is found, we have the training, equipment, and expertise to remediate your mould infestation.

Learn more about mould and what to do until help arrives by reviewing these mould damage tips.

If You See Signs of Mould,
Call Us Today – (905) 667-8273

Understanding Mould

Some restoration companies advertise “mould removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mould. This is a fallacy because removing all mould from a house or business is impossible; microscopic mould spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the facts:

  • Mould is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mould 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 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 can lead you to possible mould problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mould growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

Why Choose SERVPRO of Hamilton East?

fast response to mold damage

We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

Mould spreads quickly, so a minor mould infestation can quickly escalate into a major problem. We’re dedicated to responding immediately when you contact us. A fast response lessens the damage, limits further damage, and reduces cost.

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highly trained mold remediation technicians

We’re Highly Trained Mould Remediation Specialists

We specialize in water and mould damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property.

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician

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fast mold damage cleanup

We Use Advanced Mould Remediation Techniques and Equipment

Our advanced equipment helps to detect and stop the source of water feeding the mould. We then isolate the affected area using a negative air pressure chamber.

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The Mould Remediation Process

Every mould infestation is different, from the amount of mould to the types of materials affected. Each scenario requires a unique solution, but the general process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our process for a “typical” mould remediation infestation:

  1. Emergency Contact - (905) 667-8273
  2. Inspection and Mould Damage Assessment
  3. Mould Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mould and Mould-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings
  7. Restoration

Common Mould Misconceptions

With sensational news stories and misleading advertising, you can easily understand why so many people are misinformed about indoor mould. Learn the facts about mould and the mould remediation process.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of Hamilton East is locally owned and operated—so we live and work here too and are proud to be part of the Hamilton community. When you have a water or mould damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help.

We are also part of a national network of over 1,700 SERVPRO Franchises and special Disaster Recovery Teams strategically located throughout the country to respond to large scale disasters.

We proudly serve Hamilton, ON, and surrounding areas.