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Evaluating Mold Remediation Companies

Guide to Mold Remediation Consultations

Dealing with an issue such as mold cleanup or mold removal can be a difficult affair. Mold remediation companies may be the solution to your problem. However, choosing the mold remediation company that best suits your needs may prove to be another difficult task. If you’re unfamiliar with these companies, you may not know where to start or what to expect. 

United Water Restoration Group is here to assist you in your search through mold remediation companies. There are several key factors you should be aware of before jumping the gun and hiring the first company you come across. We would like to help you pick the right decision the first time. We understand this task may be new to you and that’s why we’re here to help!

Company Over Handymen

While you may think scouring through mold remediation companies is less preferable to hiring a handyman online, this action can cost you. Most regular handymen aren’t insured. While they can promise you lower prices, it comes at the cost of your home or business’ security. Mold remediation companies, like United Water Restoration Group, come fully insured and professionally trained.

Though you may not want to think about accidents, they happen, all the time. It’s better to find mold remediation companies who are able to fix any accident for free instead of relying on a local handyman.

Find a Local Company

Searching through local mold remediation companies should be the first thing you do during this task. While some companies outside of your local area may have higher reviews, they also have higher commutes. Mold remediation companies typically have multiple steps to their mold cleanup process. For instance, at United Water Restoration Group, we have 7 steps that can take several days and several trips.

If a company is situated further away, the longer you will likely have to endure your problem. Finding a local company also gives them the ability to source their materials locally as well. Again, this can expedite the time and mold cleanup process.

Get an Estimate

Most mold remediation companies offer up free assessments and estimates. That’s actually one of the first steps for United Water Restoration Group technicians. Getting an estimate and assessment will allow you to gain a better understanding of your problem and the financial cost to its solution. If you trust an assessment and estimate, then go for it. However, since these are typically free, it doesn’t hurt to shop around.

Get the Details

Some mold remediation companies will give you the full details of their inspection and assessment. United Water Restoration Group is one such company that allows this. Our technicians are fully willing to discuss their evaluation and go over each step of our 7 step process in detail. United Water Restoration Group technicians are able to give you their full report and walk you through every step. This part of the inspection typically comes towards the end.

However, if the home or business is safe enough, you can walk through and witness the inspection as it is happening. Seek out mold remediation companies who are willing to give you the details of their work and what needs to be done. This will help you gain a better understanding of the situation and feel more comfortable throughout the process. 

Check Their Reputation

Though most mold remediation companies, and companies in general, claim to be the best around, customer testimony may reflect differently. Before hiring a company to undertake the restoration of your home or business, seek out their reviews. Though not every review may be reliable or indicative of a company’s true nature, they can help.

Typically a simple Google search of the business will lead you to the proper results. However, sometimes it is best to hear from a verified customer. Some mold remediation companies may be willing to give you a previous customer’s contact information to get a testimonial straight from them.

Ask About Guarantees

Most mold remediation companies can guarantee that your problem will be fixed. However, some may not be willing to guarantee the problem stays that way. If your home or business simply has mold removed, it can easily come back and restart this experience all over. Find a company that can guarantee that the problem won’t happen again. This can be as simple as fixing cracks, leaks, or adding ventilation systems to the building.

Removing All Mold

Though you may think that companies will seek to remove all mold, they don’t and simply put, they can’t. If a company tells you otherwise, it may be time to look for someone else. Mold is a microscopic spore that is present nearly everywhere in the world. Removing mold entirely from a home is not likely something most reliable mold remediation companies will boast about, as the task is impossible. If any mold remediation companies make this promise, they may be overselling you on their services. 

One-Stop Shop

Some mold remediation companies come in after the inspection is dealt with by another company. Though some may not be fully equipped to deal with the problem 100%, from inspection to renovation, it is best to find one who can do it all. A one-stop-shop mold removal and renovation company is the quickest and best way to ensure your home or business’ health. Mold remediation companies like United Water Restoration Group never push you to another company.

United Water Restoration Group is perfectly capable of handling every step of this process. From inspecting the home or business, remedying the affected areas, to fully renovating and ensuring you don’t have this problem again. United Water Restoration Group technicians can clean, replace drywall, replace carpeting, and help ensure the problem doesn’t happen again. United Water Restoration Group has offices located all around the United States.

To find a United Water Restoration Group office near you, simply go to our site and input your zip code into our database! We provide services in Ormond Beach, Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, Daytona Beach, Florida, Orlando, Florida, Tampa, Florida, Melbourne, Florida, and many other locations around Florida!