Finding mold in your home brings a wide range of emotions. Fear, disappointment and anger swells in homeowners the minute they realize what that “stuff” is. St. Louis is fortunate to have a competent mold remediation firm in the area, ready to permanently solve your mold problems!
Our Approach to Mold Remediation
Mold exists because of moisture. Remove the moisture and mold will be unable to grow. It sounds like a simple process, but for the average DIY homeowner finding the source of the moisture can be challenging. Water seepage through concrete foundations, improperly installed drip edges or even condensation are common when tracking down the root cause of a mold problem.
Over the years, our professionals have perfected their own water infiltration troubleshooting process. Our water infiltration experts have over 20 years of experience in mold remediation and have this process down to a science! Their process can quickly identify the source of the excess moisture and help to reduce the cost and downtime associated with a permanent repair.
Apex Restoration prides itself on the use of technology to assist our experts in identifying and eliminating mold growth in your home. While many restoration companies will need to open walls to determine the source of moisture, our experts try and use technology first. Bore scopes, thermal imaging scanners and other advanced tools are used to minimize the damage to your home yet still allow the specialist to inspect the obstructed area.
When the source of the water has been identified, our specialists will start the restoration phase of your repair. Water can soak into and destroy a much larger area than the source. This usually leads to walls and exterior sections of the home being replaced. Even a pinhole-sized hole in the right place can allow thousands of gallons of water to infiltrate and rot out large sections of your home!
The drying process is crucial for a permanent repair. This step often involves opening up the affected area and using air, drying agents and pressure to extract as much moisture from the home as possible. Without removing moisture from the home, mold will continue to cause problems and undermine your restoration efforts.
Once your home is repaired and dry, our experts will start the process of restoring your home to as-new condition. Paint, drywall and other “seen” aspects of your home will be restored. Soft- goods (such as furniture, carpeting, books and bedding) will be cleaned and made ready for use. Air ducts will be scrubbed and cleaned of any and all mold spores. Deodorization and odor elimination will also be performed during this step, ensuring a clean environment.
Since excessive mold can cause health problems for your family, air quality is an extremely important part of the process. Air quality specialists will take samples of the air in your home and report on the findings. Once the reports come back within specifications, your home will be handed back to you!
While it may look like a simple DIY project, mold remediation is challenging for homeowners and experts alike. Troubleshooting, repairing and restoring your home to like-new condition is what drives Apex Restoration to be the best local mold remediation company in St. Louis!
What We Do
Water Damage Restoration