Bellevue, WA Mold Damage Remediation

With the proximity to Lake Washington and the expected humidity concerns of the Pacific Northwest, King County structures see a wide range of microbial threats. With the more than 1300 businesses in Downtown Bellevue alone, along with large facilities like the Overlake Hospital, our experienced remediation team must be prepared to help with mold threats of all sizes. 

What Do Mold Inspections Do? 

Inspecting a property before the mold remediation helps to direct these actions to target the direst circumstances. We evaluate the effect that mold has had on structural elements and contents, providing a clear path to the most efficient remediation available.

What Options Exist for Mold Removal in Bellevue Homes? 

Removing mold and microbial threats involves several steps and stages happening simultaneously. There is no one universal mold removal approach to resolve active organisms. Choosing the right solutions ensures that other restoration actions are more productive and efficient. Our professionals help with:

  • Odor Elimination
  • Reconstruction 
  • Mold Removal
  • Content Relocation and Cleaning
  • Bathroom Mold Removal

Can Musty Smells Get Removed from Bellevue Properties? 

Musty odors are an unfortunate signal of persistent moisture damage and developing microbial threats. Even after much of the remediation completes, these smells continue to be an issue. We have powerful deodorization tools and products to overcome these threats and provide comfortable living and working conditions for King County properties. 

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SERVPRO of Bellevue West

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (425) 454-3900

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 Disaster

Mold spreads quickly, so a minor mold 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.

Locally Owned, with National Resources

We are proud to be an active member of this community. SERVPRO of Bellevue West is locally owned and operated, so we’re already nearby and ready to help Bellevue residents and business owners with any size mold contamination.

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Highly Trained Water and Mold Restoration Specialists

We specialize in water and mold damage restoration, with advance training in restoration techniques and the experience and specialized equipment to quickly restore your property.  Learn about our water damage 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 - (425) 454-3900

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 determine the scope of the mold damage by carefully inspecting your property for visible signs of mold. Since mold can be hidden, 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 Bellevue, WA 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

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

Depending on the amount of mold growth and the types of surfaces involved, the mold remediation process can vary significantly. In general, we’ll use antifungal and antimicrobial treatments to eliminate mold colonies and to help prevent new colonies from forming. Depending on the severity of the infestation, we may need to remove drywall, carpeting, and other porous materials.

Step 6: Cleaning Contents and Sanitizing

SERVPRO of Bellevue West 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 Bellevue West we understand what it takes to properly remediate a mold situation in Bellevue, WA. 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 (425) 454-3900 and we will be on our way to help.