Sevierville, TN Mold Damage Remediation
Whether it is the properties throughout the Thomas Addition Historic District or larger commercial venues like the Smokies Stadium, threats like mold growth are ever-present. Humid conditions throughout Sevier County, along with hazards like flooding, keep our remediation team ready to mobilize quickly when colonies are discovered in your home.
Do Mold Inspections Help Damaged Sevierville Properties?
One of the first things that our professionals must do after mold damage is to inspect the property. We carefully evaluate the scope of the damage and affected contents to devise the ideal remediation plan.
How Can Mold Removal Begin for Sevierville Homes?
There are multiple ways that mold removal tactics can begin. As widespread as mold damage can become, choosing the ideal remediation practice saves time and money on the restoration work to come. Surface treatments are among the most common options for remediating mold, but more aggressive measures are sometimes taken. Our SERVPRO team can help in many areas like:
- Bathroom Mold Removal
- Mold Removal
- Odor Elimination
- Content Relocation and Cleaning
Is Remediation Capable of Removing Musty Odors?
Odors can be among the most challenging aspects of mold remediation. Comfortable living conditions are not possible when customers battle harsh musty smells. Through efforts with counteractants and deodorization tools, our remediators can overcome strong odors and help customers breathe a little easier in their residences.
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SERVPRO of Sevier, Jefferson & Cocke Counties
- 24-Hour Emergency Service
- Faster to Any Size Disaster
- Highly Trained Mold Remediation Technicians
- Specialized Mold Remediation Equipment
- A Trusted Leader in the Restoration Industry
- Locally Owned and Operated
If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (865) 429-8885
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
SERVPRO of Sevier, Jefferson & Cocke Counties is locally owned and operated, so we are part of the Sevierville community too. When you have a water or mold damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help. We’re also part of a network of over 2210, including special Disaster Recovery Teams placed strategically throughout the country to respond to large-scale fire, water, and storm disasters.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Sevierville, TN
- Gatlinburg, TN
- Pigeon Forge, TN
- Jefferson City, TN
- Newport, TN
- Dandridge, TN
- Cosby, TN
- White Pine, TN
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 - (865) 429-8885
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. Our representative will ask a series of questions to help us determine the necessary equipment, resources, 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
Our professionals use various containment procedures to prevent the spread of mold. We may use advanced containment procedures like negative air chambers to isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure to keep the mold spores from spreading during the cleanup process. All fans and heating and cooling systems will be turned off to prevent the spread of mold.
Step 4: Air Filtration
Our specialized filtration equipment allows our professionals to capture microscopic mold spores out of the air. We utilize powerful “air scrubbers” and HEPA vacuums 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
SERVPRO of Sevier, Jefferson & Cocke Counties will use a variety of cleaning techniques and products to clean your furnishings and personal belongings. Since mold infestations also cause a persistent musty odor, our professionals are also trained to remove odors and provide deodorization using fogging equipment.
Step 7: Restoration
Depending on the level of mold damage, drywall, subfloors, and other building materials may have been removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs, such as replacing drywall, painting, and installing new carpet; or it may entail major repairs such as the reconstruction of various areas or rooms in a home or business. The restoration step gets your home or business back to normal.
SERVPRO knows Mold
Here at SERVPRO of Sevier, Jefferson & Cocke Counties we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Sevierville, TN. 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 (865) 429-8885 and we will be on our way to help.