Mould Can Grow Within 24 To 72 Hours
WINMAR® Property Restoration provides mould removal services in Kelowna and the Okanagan. The longer you let mould sit the quicker it grows, causing a bigger problem for you and your home. We have lots of helpful information about mould on this page, however, if you are still unsure how to deal with your mould problem please contact one of our specialists.
The negative effects of mould are well documented. People with allergies, small children, and the elderly are most susceptible to the detrimental health effects caused by mould.
Mould left unnoticed or unattended can grow rapidly creating serious health consequences for all that come into contact with it. Often mould will form after water damage has been dealt with improperly. This illustrates the importance of hiring professionals when dealing with water damage.
Anyone can remove mould, but it takes a mould remediation professional to do it right. Our technicians will develop a mould remediation plan specific for your needs, ensuring your problem is fixed quickly and effectively. All of our technicians are certified in mould remediation and receive extensive ongoing education to ensure the job is done right the first time.
The Main Causes Of Mould In Kelowna
Mold can quickly become an issue in any Kelowna home, and any mixture of high humidity or moisture with airborne mold spores can quickly cause an outbreak. Mold can cause a number of health issues, especially if a family member is allergic to mold.
Kelowna offers a perfect climate for mold to grow in with the mild temperatures and high humidity. This is why we suggest that all our customers keep and eye on their homes’ walls, showers and any other areas that are exposed to moisture regularly. If you think you have a mold problem contact us.
Our Industry Leading 8 Step Mould Remediation Process:
- Prepare the site
- Contain the area
- Achieve negative air pressure
- Remove damaged materials
- HEPA vacuum and clean-up
- Apply antimicrobial treatment
- Conduct clearance testing
- Remove containment
With this 8 step Kelowna mold removal process we can assure that your home’s mold problem is completely eradicated.
Frequently Asked Questions About Kelowna Mould Removal
How does Mold Spread and Cause Damage?
Mold is a type of fungi, and quickly spreads through airborne mold spores. Mold is present almost everywhere in Kelowna as the spores float through the air, and can easily enter your home through windows, doors or even on your pet. Once the spores have entered your home they thrive on moisture, quickly becoming colonies and continuing to spread. Even with the high humidity in Kelowna mold can grow without any extra moisture present. Mold causes a number of problems and damage, through creating health hazards and damaging the surface the colonies form on, forcing you to find a mold removal team. Often the mold will leave permanent stains on the surface it forms on, forcing you to replace entire sections of wall and ventilation.
How quickly does Mold Become a Problem?
Mold can quickly become a problem in any home in Kelowna, the moderate temperatures create an ideal situation for mold to grow. In as little as 48-72 hours mold can produce allergens and irritants that could harm your health. Mold poses a serious health problem, and needs to be dealt with by a Kelowna mold removal team as soon as it’s detected.
What do I do when I find a Mold Problem?
- Stay out of affected areas
- Turn off your ventilation system
- Contact WINMAR® Property Restoration Specialists
Why a Professional Needs to Deal with Mold
Mold can be very toxic, specifically black mold. If you find mold in your home you need to contact a mold removal professional, or you could release thousands of spores and mycotoxins throughout your home amplifying the dangers mold poses. Our Kelowna mold removal experts have years of experience in dealing with mold and are very capable quickly and effectively removing mold from your home.
Expertly TRAINED PROFESSIONALS
WINMAR® Kelowna mould removal technicians are highly trained, experienced and credentialed. When mould is detected, our technicians seal off the contaminated area(s) to prevent the mould from spreading, remove all heavily affected materials and clean the surrounding area with specialized anti-microbial chemicals and agents. During this process, we also employ specialized equipment to clean any airborne mould spores. This is very important in mould removal, as mould can be removed off surfaces but can remain in the air. It is imperative that once mould is confirmed in your home or business, mould removal is completed by the professionals at WINMAR® Kelowna. Improper mould remediation and the process of cleaning mould may increase the level of its existence in your home or business, expediting harmful growth. Thereby, potentially leading to cross contamination and further damage to your property and family or occupant health.
To ensure a safe and healthy environment after mould contamination, rely on the professionals at WINMAR® Kelowna for complete certified mould removal and remediation.
REPAIR & REBUILD
At WINMAR® our goal is to repair, rebuild and restore your property to a comfortable and safe environment. Rely on WINMAR® for mould remediation.
LICENSED, TRAINED & CERTIFIED
At WINMAR® we abide by our environmental pollution liability, as mould removal may be extremely harmful to health – our customers and our employees. Our fully trained, and IICRC Certified professionals follow all industry guidelines to ensure the safety of your family, workplace and our employees.
What Makes WINMAR® The #1 Choice For Kelowna Mold Removal?
Experience – WINMAR®’s team has decades of experience in the Kelowna area, ensuring we can deal with all mold types.
Timeliness – We pride ourselves on being the fastest response team in Okanagan Valley, so your mold problem doesn’t worsen or spread.
Customer service – We strive for 100% satisfaction from every client, we are on your side from the moment you pick up the phone to the end of the mold removal process.