Mold is a fungus that grows in areas with moisture as low as 16%. If ignored and allowed to grow, mold can pose serious health risks to the occupants of the affected area. Common causes of mold-producing dampness are:
- Sewage Leaks
- Roof Leaks
- Plumbing Issues
- Damp Basements or Crawl Spaces
- Overflow from Sinks, Bathtubs, or Toilets
- High Humidity
- Steam Cooking
- Dryer Vents
Mold Inspection: If you have, or think you may have mold growth in your property, you can call Orange County Restoration Services to:
- Inspect and assess the situation
- Take air and surface samples
- Test the samples
- Inspect the central air duct system
- Take moisture meter measurements
Mold Removal: If your property tests positive for having mold, OC Restoration Services will:
- Provide a complete assessment of the affected area.
- Outline a plan for mitigating the damage while minimizing the cost.
- Communicate directly with your insurance company to ensure that you have adequate coverage.
- Explain to you the process so you feel informed and able to make necessary decisions.
If parts of your structure are heavily affected with mold, removing the drywall or flooring may be the best option. OC Restoration Services’ professionals can remove the affected materials and reconstruct the structure to match its original condition in a timely, professional manner. We can be reached at 949-887-9697. Our services also include Odor and Sewage Removal, Contents Cleaning, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Water Damage Restoration, Rebuild, and more!
With over 30 years experience and a real focus on customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for your next emergency, project or rebuild. We are a locally owned and operated family business. We provide professional restoration services with a real focus on customer satisfaction.
Will my insurance company pay to put my home back the way it was?
Some insurance companies are more focused on saving money than putting client’s homes back together; that’s where we come in. We are experts in negotiating with your insurance company to make sure your insurance pays every penny necessary to put your home back the way it was.
We had a fire in our house and the walls feel sticky, what is that?
Some fires, such as kitchen fires, or anything containing plastic, or resin, will create a very sticky type of soot that must be cleaned with specific products and applicators.
What happens if something in our home, like our counters or cabinets, need to be removed to get to the mold or water, how do we know our insurance will cover it?
We always make sure we have insurance company approval before performing the work.
Why does everybody make such a big deal about mold?
Most people don’t understand the severity of mold and the types of complications and problems mold can create. And not everyone is allergic to the same mold. Most people don’t realize they have a reaction to mold until it already has happened.
Why do we need to hire a Contents Packing Company to pack our belongings instead of doing it ourselves?
When there is a water, fire or mold loss in your home, homeowners have a lot on their plate and to focus on. Typically your insurance company will approve and cover the cost of an approved Contents company to pack, clean and store your belongings. Many times some of the contents in your home are damaged, so having a professional company document the damage is crucial for your insurance company to cover the loss.
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