Mould Remediation and Restoration

When a home suffers a water damage event, a mould infestation can quickly arise and spread throughout a home in 48-72 hours. Because mould can produce allergens and irritants, you will want a professional that has training and experience to properly resolve the mould infestation. If you suspect that your Toronto home or business has a mould problem, SERVPRO of New Toronto can inspect, assess and remediate your property.

Learn more about mould and what to do until help arrives by reviewing these mould damage tips.

If You See Signs of Mould,
Call Us Today – (416) 236-0660

Understanding Mould

Some restoration companies advertise “mould removal” and may even guarantee to remove all mould. This is a fallacy because removing all mould from a house or business is impossible; microscopic mould spores exist almost everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. Here are the facts:

  • Mould is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mould 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 a pet.
  • Mould spores thrive on moisture. Mould spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • Before mould remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mould may return.
  • Mould often produces a strong, musty odour and can lead you to possible mould problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mould growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

Why Choose SERVPRO of New Toronto?

fast response to mold damage

We’re Faster to Any Size Disaster

A minor mould problem can quickly become a major infestation if left untreated. We can start the remediation process immediately after you contact us. A faster response lessens the mould damage, limits additional damage, and reduces the remediation cost.

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highly trained mold remediation technicians

We’re Highly Trained Mould Remediation Specialists

We are trained mould damage specialists who get started quickly to get your home or business back to normal, with specific training and certifications to handle your restoration needs.

  • Applied Microbial Remediation Specialist
  • Water Damage Restoration Technician
  • Applied Structural Drying Technician

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fast mold damage cleanup

We Use Advanced Mould Remediation Techniques and Equipment

Our advanced equipment helps to detect and stop the source of water feeding the mould. We then isolate the affected area using a negative air pressure chamber.

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The Mould Remediation Process

Every mould damage scenario is different, and requires a unique solution, but the general mould remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:

  1. Emergency Contact - (416) 236-0660
  2. Inspection and Mould Damage Assessment
  3. Mould Containment
  4. Air Filtration
  5. Removing Mould and Mould-Infested Materials
  6. Cleaning Contents and Belongings
  7. Restoration

Common Mould Misconceptions

It’s easy to understand why many people struggle to grasp the facts and issues surrounding indoor mould because sensational news stories and advertising cloud and obscure the real issues. Educate yourself with the facts about mould and learn about the mould remediation process.

Locally Owned Company with National Resources

SERVPRO of New Toronto is locally owned and operated—so we live and work here too and are proud to be part of the Toronto community. When you have a water or mould damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help.

We are also part of a national network of over 1,700 SERVPRO Franchises and special Disaster Recovery Teams strategically located throughout the country to respond to large scale disasters.

We proudly serve Toronto, ON, New Toronto, ON, and surrounding areas.