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Cost of Mold Remediation

A mold remediation cost calculator in Atlanta Georgia is used in the modeling and calculation of expenses concerned with mold elimination. The remediation services cost approximately between $500-$4,500 and these costs include; the place where the mold is located where if the HVAC system is infested, much higher charges of between ($3,500-$7,000) are charged. The size of the infested area where the more mold you have in your home, the more you pay for the services. Small spaces cost around $500 while a larger infested space like an entire basement costs close to $5000.In cases of roof leaking damage, if the sheathing cannot be properly cleaned, then the roofing will need replacement which costs around ($1,800-3,500) depending on the size of the infested area. For cases where fabrics are infested and cannot be sufficiently cleaned, replacements need to be made as well as the floor sheathing and insulation that has been damaged.

In addition, testing for mold costs $20 for a home test kit, and as much as $500 for a professional test. It’s important to keep in mind that mold testing isn’t warranted, as remediation companies will go on with their remediation regardless of what kind of mold you have. In the case of mold in your HVAC systems, shut off all air circulation systems to prevent the spreading of spores. A specialized team may need to be called to dismantle and clean the ducts, which can come at a cost of an extra $2,500+. Simply cleaning the mold doesn’t usually kill infestations. If there has been ongoing water damage and mold growth, you may need to repair large portions of your home. Typically, this costs from $8,000-$21,000 on top of the initial remediation costs of $500-$4,500.Completely removing mold costs more but comes with a wide range of benefits like having a comprehensive inspection that can detect traces of mold growth through out the home, having a long term solution that fixes the mold issue completely and you are given expertise advice on how do avoid mold problems in the future.

What causes mold

Mold is a form of fungus that presents it self as a thread-like structure and is found all over the world. It reproduces by means of spores which in the house causes leakage in the roof or around pipes which leads to flooding. They are mainly found in high humidity areas such as bathrooms and laundry areas. Mold usually starts in one area in the house and spreads rapidly.

Common areas to find mold

Mold is mostly found in the following areas; in attics mainly around leak areas of bathroom vents and roof sheathing, bathroom and laundry rooms, underneath the bathroom and kitchen sinks, ventilation systems and duct-work systems, inside wall cavities, basement areas and crawlspaces. There are many places where mold can be found especially in places with moisture.

Identifying a mold infestation

Infestations of mold usually start of small, with just a few spores. They quickly grow to become a larger problem, however. The first sign of a possible mold problem is a musty smell. Other indicators include staining on walls, ceilings, or mold growing on visible surfaces such as walls. The increase or sudden onset of allergy symptoms can also be a sign of mold.

Mold Remediation Atlanta Georgia Costs

Mold Remediation Pros have been very affordable when it comes to mold removal in the Atlanta Georgia area. We are certified and fully insured and bonded. Please contact our office today to schedule a free mold removal inspection.

 

 

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