Basement Mold Remediation and Prevention

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Are you looking for a trusted environmental protection company to deal with a mold problem in your basement? At ES America, we provide basement mold remediation services for residential and commercial properties with moisture problems throughout the Atlanta area and across Georgia.

Our qualified team has experience getting rid of mold across any area of your home, from basements and building foundations to underground crawl spaces. We will inspect your property for mold, treat mold infestation, and prevent mold from developing in the future.

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What are the Different Types of Basement Mold?

Basement mold can be unsightly and cause allergies, but it also poses more serious health risks. Mold produces a toxic chemical called mycotoxins, which are particularly harmful to humans and pets. Common mold species include Aspergillus, Fusarium, Cladosporium, and Stachybotrys.

Mold loves to grow in dark, damp, and humid environments. Basements are the perfect breeding ground for both allegenic and black mold spores, which can quickly colonize and spread throughout the home. In order to prevent mold growth, it is important to keep the basement dry and well-ventilated.

This can be accomplished by using a dehumidifier and ensuring that there is adequate air circulation. Additionally, it is important to clean up any mold growth promptly, as mold spores can cause serious health problems if inhaled.

What Causes Mold in a Basement?

Mold is a type of fungus that grows readily indoors under the right conditions. While there are many different types of mold, they all thrive in the same conditions. For mold to grow, it requires moisture, warmth, and access to organic materials. It also grows more readily when there’s poor light and lack of ventilation.

If you’ve recently suffered a flood or experienced water damage from a leaking pipe, mold growth is more likely to occur. If you’ve noticed mold in your basement for any reason, professional inspection and remediation are required.

The following conditions help to create mold:

  • Excessive moisture
  • Highly humid conditions
  • Lack of direct sunlight
  • Poor ventilation
  • Access to organic material

What situations lead to excessive moisture?

While it’s not always possible to control light and ventilation conditions inside your basement and crawl space, there are ways to manage and prevent excessive moisture. If water damage occurs, it’s important to deal with the issue as soon as possible.

Mold growth is likely in the following situations:

  • Natural flooding
  • Burst pipes
  • Sump pump failure
  • Roof leaks
  • Leaks in HVAC systems
  • Bath overflows
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The Dangers of Mold in Your Basement

Exposure to mold spores can cause a range of allergic symptoms, including sneezing, coughing, and itching. Repeated mold exposure can impact immune systems and cause more serious problems, including physical symptoms like headache and fatigue and mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

Along with the health impacts of mold, it also creates hideous stains and leaves a horrible odor in the air. At ES America, we offer a range of mold testing, mold remediation, and mold removal services to ensure a mold-free living environment.

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Mold Remediation for Basements

In the context of mold treatment, remediation involves a range of preventive and proactive activities. Prevention is about stopping something from occurring, and remediation is about reversing damage that’s already occurred. At ES America, we offer a complete mold prevention and remediation program for basement spaces, crawl spaces, and even attics. Depending on the nature and extent of the problem, we can treat and clean mold on your basement walls, floors, and ceilings.

We have access to advanced equipment to kill the mold in your basement and stop it from coming back. Along with effective cleaning solutions — like hydrogen peroxide, bleach, and Concrobium — we also have professional high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuum machines. HEPA vacuums can remove mold from the walls while eliminating spores and preventing future mold growth.

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Call in the Experts in Atlanta & Beyond

At ES America, we have more than two decades of experience with mold remediation. From emergency flooding procedures and water damage restoration to prevention and maintenance programs, we can deal with all current and potential mold issues in your basement and beyond. 

We are the most qualified, experienced, and capable mold removal company in the United States. If you need mold remediation or other environmental protection services, please pick up the phone and make an appointment today.

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706-206-3733

Whether you have a question about our services, pricing or anything else, our team is ready to help you get the service you require.

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Testimonials

Thinking of asbestos, mold, or any other pollutant can be a nightmare. But Elias has been my biggest support as a Realtor in this regard. He always responds quickly to my requirements and gives me the best options to solve any problem. I highly recommend Environmental Services of America

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Betsy Garrido

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I was contacted promptly after inquiry, Eli was great in explaining where specifically the asbestos was found in my older mobile home, and how it was to be removed before the structure could be demolished. Job was done great and within the timeframe they stated in the estimate. Would definitely recommend.

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Brittany P

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We weren’t sure if the was asbestos in our floor or not. We called in the morning and they sent a technician out that afternoon and we had results the next day. Great technician, great customer service, all around a good experience with them.

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Christopher Faust

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