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About 911 Remediation

911 Remediation is in the business of providing you with professional 24/7 mold remediation, mold removal, water damage restoration, and water damage services. Our trained staff of experts has accumulated years of experience in providing residents with reliable and affordable mold and water damage emergency services. 911 Remediation is a member in good standing of the IICRC, and all of our technicians are licensed, bonded, and insured.

The most common causes of water damage are rain and flood water, the most common cause of mold is humidity. But here’s what’s important for you to remember: Water and mold damage grows worse by the second! Instead of risking further damage to your home or business, call us now for a thorough and professional water or mold removal service.

Expertise and Solutions

Our professional water and mold damage experts use cutting-edge tools, all of which are designed to remove every drop of water and every mold spore from your home or business as quickly as possible. This we promise: we’ll provide you with a world-class restoration job. Our unique restoration services include:

Water Damage Restoration

Every second counts when your property has been invaded by water. The longer you wait to call a professional water removal service, the costlier the restoration. Should you experience water damage, keep your calm and call us immediately. We’ll extract every drop of water from your property and use our heavy-duty drying equipment to dry your carpets, rugs, floors, walls, and furniture.

Mold Inspection and Mold Removal

When inspecting the mold in your home or business, our first task is to decide whether or not the mold is toxic, and whether or not the property is safe for you to live or work in. After testing the mold with our state-of-the art equipment, we’ll remove the mold spores and get rid of the nasty odor they release.

Fire & Smoke Damage Services   

We at 911 Remediation specialize in restoring fire-damaged properties. No matter what type service you require—repair or cleanup—we’ll do our part in helping you move on from the heartache of fire damage,

Air Duct Cleaning

Health experts agree that it’s crucial to clean your air ducts every two years, for the quality of your indoor air depends on clean heating, air conditioning, and ventilating ducts. Let our experts rid your ducts of dirt, dust, pollen, and other contaminants, all of which, left untreated, will become breeding ground for mold, bacteria, fungus, and other dangerous microbes.

Rather than throw away your drenched carpets, call us right now for a quick and affordable carpet cleaning service. We’ll use our heavy-duty vacuums and pumps to remove every drop of water from your carpets, restoring them to their dry condition for a fraction of the price you’d have to shell out for new carpets.

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With services like these, can you afford not to call us the next time you need a mold, fire, or water damage expert?  

Keep our phone number (510) 275-3708 handy in case you need our 24/7 services.

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While the goal of parents includes providing their children with a home that is safe, where they are protected and can grow and flourish, all too often there is a risk to a child’s health and well-being hiding right there within those very walls.

More common than you think

A paper published on by the National Institutes of Health suggests that one cause of the growing incident of asthma and other breathing related issues in children is household mold and cites a direct connection to dampness and mold and lung function.

The article notes: “About 30 investigations from various countries around the world have demonstrated a close relationship between living in damp homes or homes with mold growth, and the extent of adverse respiratory symptoms in children.”

Symptoms

Some of the early symptoms that may indicate your child, or someone else in your home, is developing asthma or another lung related issue includes:

  • Frequent, intermittent coughing that is not cold related
  • A whistling or wheezing when breathing
  • Chest congestion, again not cold related
  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath

 

Trouble sleeping because of coughing or wheezing, delayed recovery of respiratory infections, trouble breathing when playing or exercising or fatigue can also be signs that something more serious is going on.

Sources of mold

While many people understand and will be aware of the signs of mold in bathrooms and showers – the black discoloration that may appear – there are other sources of mold that may be less obvious.

  1. Windows can be a great place for mold to grow, especially when temperatures cause condensation inside or when vaporizers or humidifiers are in use. Regularly check around window frames to check for signs of mold and behind furniture that may be up against outside walls.
  2. Kitchen sinks and under sink areas, around washing machines and refrigerators, and in basements are also places moisture can accumulate and mold can develop. Where leaks or minor cracks may exist in a foundation, mold can even grow underneath rugs.
  3. Remember also that plants and appliances such as humidifiers and vaporizers, where water is added on a regular basis, can be sources of mold growth.

Prevention

Beyond checking for and ensuring leaks and seepage are repaired as quickly as possible, and that spills are cleaned up quickly, there are a few things you can do to discourage mold growth in your home.

  1. Use de-humidifiers to pull excess moisture from the air and run bathroom fans after showering to ensure steam and moisture are pulled out of the room.
  2. Running a hood fan in the kitchen while cooking can also be an easy way to pull excess moisture out of the area.
  3. Ensure proper ventilation and air flow. When possible, opening windows is a good way to encourage air flow and to disperse moisture. When that is not possible, a table fan can work just as effectively to dissipate and eliminate moisture from settling.
  4. Don’t forget outdoor water build up. Outside, it is important to keep water from building up around the home that may find its way in. This can include installing extensions on spouts to direct water away from the home and cleaning and repairing roof gutters so that water does not sit and find its way in.
  5. Avoid creating places for moisture to sit. It’s a good idea to avoid storing potential sources of moisture, such as firewood, inside a home. And, where items are being stored in basements or closets, opt for plastic storage bins over cardboard to avoid an issue of something picking up a bit of dampness and turning into a source of mold over time.
  6. Ensure proper heat circulation to avoid rooms that are cold and can encourage condensation.
  7. Keep furniture away from walls and windows to avoid moisture build up there.
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Clean up

If you do spot mold in your home, it is important to clean the area as soon as possible, in order to avoid its spread, and to avoid your family from coming in contact with the harmful spores that can trigger reactions. Clean up, however, comes after you identify and repair the source of the moisture to prevent it from coming back again.

Use protective gear to ensure that as you remove the mold, you are not inhaling spores yourself. Gloves, a mask and goggles are all a good idea. Most areas can likely be cleaned with detergent and water, although there are also stronger chemical options available on the market for heavier staining.

Things that may have absorbed mold that cannot be cleaned properly, such as carpet, ceiling tiles, mats or shower curtains, may need to be replaced.

Get help if you need it

If the area is large, or if you’re not sure you have or can get to all of the mold, get professional help. You should also seek assistance if you have cleaned an area and find the mold is coming back as it either means the issue was not completely resolved or that the mold is hidden in a place that will need professional attention to access.