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Bergen County, NJ Mold Remediation (Removal)


Mold infestation is a severe issue in any household in New Jersey. Once you find out the presence of these dangerous fungi in your home, you can be tempted to get rid of it on your own. Mold removal is a tedious task that should be left in the hands of experts like Masters Contracting Services. Nevertheless, if the infestation in your home has not advanced, you can take care of it on your own. Before you do this, read on to arm yourself with the basics of mold removal and the right techniques and ways to remove it without compromising your safety and health effects.

Identify the type of mold

Almost all household suffers mold infestation even on the tiniest levels. The ideal remedy is to eradicate them before they accumulate and lead to massive chunks. These molds are a health hazard to your family, and if you ignore them, they turn put to be harder to get rid of. Once you identify the mold, you can use the ordinary cleaning products that you purchase in the stores to remove black mold. It is easy to identify mold type as these are the tiny black spots that eventually develop into large colonies. The key to knowing the type of mold is to test it with bleach. You can do this by dropping a few drops of the regular home bleach to the mold, and those disappearing quickly are the mildew. You can easily spot these in the damp areas. There are two types of black mold known as dirt mold and mildew mold. The mildew mold is easily removed once you use bleach while the dirt mold type does not. Also, take care of other toxic mold types, so it is advisable and safer to let Masters Contracting Services handle them, especially if you have allergic and respiratory problems.

Observing safety precautions and gearing up for protection

It is paramount that you protect yourself from the harmful effects of mold. You cannot use a think mask or a piece of clothing to do this. It would be best if you used clothes that you can wash immediately or better yet get rid of after using them in the mold removal process. Mold can quickly tick on clothes and spread to others. You must also use gloves and goggles to protect your skin and eyes from the mold spores. Besides, use proper ventilation in the room you are cleaning as the mold spores can quickly spread in the air.

Other mold removal techniques that you should use are as follows:

Now that you are ready for the mold removal process, you can start the cleaning process.

  • Get the right cleaning products
  • Wear the right clothing
  • Dry the surface

No one likes mold in their home. It stains walls, grows in between the beautiful tiles and stains bathroom corners. It is an unpleasant sign that rots and feeds damp wood. If it accumulates, mold can be challenging to get rid of overtime. Apart from it’s disgusting and dirty sight, mold is also responsible for numerous respiratory diseases and is terrible for your health. Mold emits toxic spores that lead to allergic reactions. Although these allergens may be invisible to the human eye, they can cause devastating health issues. It may seem costly to hire a mold removal professional, but it's worth it due to major health issues that can arise.


Our expert team of mold removal specialists can come and eradicate the problem safely and create preventative measures for the future.


What is Mold?

Mold is a type of fungus, and it can cause biodegradation of a number of materials it comes into contact with, and can cause damage to the home as well as cause food to spoil and plants to die. Mold loves a warm and humid environment, and if your home is often humid it will be at a greater risk of developing mold spores and mildew. Mold spreads incredibly quickly and if you do not manage it right away it can become a real problem to you and everyone in your home.

How does mold spread?

Sadly, often the process of mold growth and spread happens well before you ever realise it. Mold is often invisible in small quantities and it usually begins growing in those little nooks and crannies you can’t see. If you start to notice walls warping or panels inside your units blistering this could be a sign of mold being present.

Common mistakes made when removing mold!

When you are trying to DIY mold removal, you may clean and dry the whole area and assume that all of the mold is gone. However, hidden mold can remain dormant and it will return if not professionally handled. This is wht it is important choose a service like us to come and take care of the issue for you.

Why is mold a problem?

Mold is an organism that can cause multiple problems for us and this includes health issues.

Mold is a fungus that you do not want to inhale as it can irritate the chest and cause real problems for those suffering from respiratory conditions such as asthma.

Hand in hand with this problem, mold can cause many allergy issues and create an unsafe living environment.

Mold also causes structural damage to your home. When mold settles on your window frames on walls, it begins to degrade the surface and this can cause rotting. To maintain the longevity of your home, it is important to tackle a mold issue when it arises and that’s where we come in to help you.

How we can help

Our mission is to eradicate a mold infestation and ensure that the home is safe and structurally sound for you and your family. We respond quickly to calls so if you have a mold emergency we can assist you within a matter of days to rid your home of the issue.

We have expert technicians in our team who know the best way to deal with mold and the safest way to dispose of it so that you can have peace of mind. We use professional antimicrobial solutions to ensure the most effective cleaning process we possibly can. Trust us to take care of your mold issue this year.