No. Cleaning mold with bleach produces unintended consequences that include the spreading of mold spores into the air or other surfaces. As well, many household bleach products contain up to 97% of water. Water promotes mold growth.
Yes. Mold spores are everywhere and can grow just as easily in a new home as an older home if the conditions are right.
Mold can be almost any color.
No. There are no “safe molds.” All molds can be harmful to your health and every person reacts differently to different types of mold.
Every mold damage scenario is different, and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same. The steps listed below illustrate our “typical” process:
Since microscopic mold spores exist naturally almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors, removing all mold from a home or business is impossible. We understand mold and mold growth. AQR keeps our Delaware, Maryland, and Northern Virginia neighbors safe, by having the training and expertise to remediate the mold in your home or business.
A timely response is critical; remediation should be completed within 48 hours to avoid mold growth.
The best way is for a professional to come on site and use proper instruments to determine whether a sub-structure is wet or dry. Using your hand will not give you this information.
1. Clean Water
2. Gray Water
3. Black Water