Crawl Space Mold Remediation
Crawl Space Mold Remediation in South Jersey
South Jersey crawl spaces are especially vulnerable to moisture problems and mold development. The porous building material and a potentially poor building envelope design can greatly contribute to crawl space fungal growth and mildew development. Often times, crawl spaces possess undersized wall vents that cannot provide sufficient ventilation for moisture control.
If your crawl space has a history of moisture problems, you could also have mold and need a crawl space cleanout. Mastertech’s local mold removal specialists in South Jersey provide safe & effective crawl space mold remediation services in Camden County, Gloucester County and Burling County.
Mastertech’s local black mold removal specialists in South Jersey can identify if your crawl space has a mold problem and develop a safe and effective scope of work for your crawl space mold remediation and cleanout. Once your crawl space is clean and safe, we will make recommendations for future prevention. The right crawl space mold preventatives can go a long way in protecting your crawl space for years to come.
What causes crawl space mold in NJ?
Crawl spaces South Jersey homes and properties can be the ideal environment for mold development. With South Jersey’s high water table and close proximity to the shore, local crawl spaces often become moldy if the right moisture controls are not implemented. Some of the most common crawl space issues that cause mold include: high humidity, ground water vapors, ground seepage, flooding, leaky foundation walls, poor air circulation and condensation. Unfortunately, crawl spaces are not always easily accessible for homeowners to conduct routine maintenance checks, homeowners might not even know about the problem until the odors have permeated through to the main living space.
Here are some common problems that can leave your crawl space vulnerable to a mold contamination:
- High humidity – over 55%
- Undersized wall vents
- Insufficient air circulation
- Dirt or sand floors- emit moisture/water vapors
Can Crawl Space Mold Make Me Sick?
Potentially. Mold exposure can have adverse health effects on you and your family. The severity of the symptoms will vary depending on the individual. Mold effects each individual differently. Reactions can range from mild allergic reactions to severe upper respiratory issues. It all depends on the individual, the species of mold, the length of exposure, and several other factors.
The nature of mold allows spores to travel virtually anywhere and colonize any surface. Even if the majority of the mold contamination is seemingly isolated to the crawl space, mold spores can travel and permeated through to clean, unaffected areas of your home without notice. If you detect signs of mold development, you should consider contacting a certified mold professional to have your home assessed.
Local South Jersey Mold Inspection Services for Crawl Spaces
If you think you detect signs of mold development, you should schedule an assessment with a certified mold inspector in South Jersey. A trained and certified Mastertech mold inspector can conduct a thorough crawl space mold inspection and get to the bottom of the problem.
Visual Assessment- Your MasterTech Inspector will complete a comprehensive visual analysis of all areas of concerns to identify any conditions that would cause and sustain mold growth. All mold inspections will be digitally documented, and you will have access to all the files for your records.
Moisture Mapping- During your crawl space mold inspection, your inspector will carefully map out the damp or wet areas of your crawl space to diagnose the water source and understand how many areas have been affected.
Moisture Meters: Moisture meters allow us to read the moisture content of building materials in your crawl space. Moisture locked within porous building materials like foundation walls can go unnoticed for a long time.
Thermal Imaging: Your mold inspector will be taking advantage of the temperature difference between wet and dry materials. By isolating all the wet areas of the crawl space, your inspector will be able to further understand the mold growth pattern.
Crawl Space Mold Testing- Surface and/or air quality tests will provide scientific data that will confirm or deny the presence of mold. If mold is confirmed in your crawl space, the test results will help your inspector figure out the most appropriate course of action to resolve the mold issue.
Report of Findings- Your inspector will compile a clear and concise report that outlines all his/her findings. If necessary, your inspector will present you with a detailed scope of work for a safe and effective crawl space mold remediation.
Crawl space mold is a bio-contaminate that requires specialized removal & cleanup.
Mastertech’s Crawl Space Cleanout & Mold Remediation Process South Jersey
Every crawl space mold remediation, completed by Mastertech Environmental in Southern New Jersey, is backed by a 5-year, mold-free warranty. It is our promise that the mold is gone, and it will not return.
The Crawl Space Mold Remediation experts at MasterTech Environmental will develop the safest and most efficient crawl space mold remediation plan that is tailor-made for your very specific mold remediation needs. Every Mastertech crawl space mold remediation in South Jersey is backed by a 5-year, mold-free warranty that promises that the mold remediation was successful, and the mold will not come back.
At Mastertech Environmental, we put our local crawl space mold remediation technicians through intensive technical and safety training to ensure that they are ready for the job. Our team is committed to providing the safest and most effective mold remediation services possible in a South Jersey area. Our project managers prioritize quality control and safety on every job. We strive exceed client and industry standards by going the extra mile to get the job done right.
Do you think you have fungal growth in your crawl space? Our mold specialists can help.
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