Mold Remediation

Mold Remediation Services in Houston metropolitan area

Fast & Reliable Remediation Service and 20 Years Experience.

When it comes to mold removal, the license matters.

Flood victims, if you are getting your home cleaned up by mold remediation companies, there are some things you should know.

First, since Houston was declared a disaster area, the Governor has allowed unlicensed restoration companies to participate in the clean up as long as they register with the state, and carry insurance to meet state standards. This pertains only to homes that were damaged from Hurricane Harvey. This is only temporary and at the Governor’s discretion. You can read more on emergency guidance on mold remediation under Gov. Greg Abbott’s disaster declaration on the state website.

People who are not licensed in the state of Texas cannot issue a Certificate of Mold Damage Remediation, or CMDR.

So, what is the difference between a licensed mold contractor and one that is not licensed? A contractor licensed by the state of Texas has proven their knowledge and can issue a CMDR.

These certificates are important for homeowners who want peace of mind, and Texas insurance companies will require a mold clearance, or CMDR to renew your insurance. Financial institutions and new home buyers may also require this document if you wish to sell your home.

The bottom line is to try to hire someone who can clean and get you that certificate.

Free Estimates

We visit your property to assess the situation. We are friendly, professional and always on time because we respect your time. We won't tell you "we'll be there between 8am and 12pm"; we will give you an exact time.

HERE IS THE MOLD REMEDIATION PROCESS...

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HIRE STATE LICENSED MOLD CONSULTANT

The consultant will conduct a visual inspection and may also recommend air testing if there isn’t any visible mold. If the consultant deems it necessary, they would recommend that a document called the “Protocol” be written which will outline their findings and the necessary steps to be taken to remediate the mold.
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HIRE PROVEN RESTORATION CONTRACTOR TO REMEDIATE

Once a protocol has been completed, it will be given to you, the customer. When you contact Proven Restoration, we will set up an appointment to meet with you at the site. We will advise you on your options as they are outlined in the protocol. Once we have established a plan of action we will write out a work plan that will outline the work to be performed that also coincides with the protocol and a price for all the work, with a start and finish timeline based on the estimate. Customer safety and satisfaction is always our primary goal.
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CALL THE MOLD CONSULTANT TO DO A POST REMEDIATION TESTING

The Mold Consultant will conduct a visual inspection of the area while in containment, and also take air samples of each area that was remediated in the protocol and one outdoor sample, which will be used as a baseline to compare against indoor samples. Once the mold has been remediated, the consultant will sign off on the top line of the CMDR (Certificate of Mold Damage Remediation) and Proven Restoration, as a Texas Mold Remediation Contractor, will sign off on the second line.
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GET TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE CERTIFICATE OF MOLD DAMAGE REMEDIATION

We will also turn over a copy of the Protocol and the Remediation Work Plan, with copies of before and after photos.
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KEEP THE CMDR CERTIFICATE IN YOUR RECORDS

Keep the CMDR certificate as it may be required if you sell or refinance your home.
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Mold can proliferate from 24 hrs to 48 hrs after the water damage

If addressed early enough, the testing, sampling and remediation costs can be significantly minimized. Allow us to help you address your concerns!

What is mold?

Mold is a visible group of fungi that forms and spreads on various kinds of damp or decaying organic matter, such as dry wall and other building materials. There are many different types of mold, with some 1.5 million species estimated to exist.

How molds impact our health

People who have an existing respiratory condition, such as asthma or allergies, are more likely to suffer adverse effects. It is well established that allergic reactions to molds are the most commonly experienced health effects in humans

What does research tell us?

The World Health Organization found sufficient evidence to show that occupants of damp and moldy buildings are at increased risk of respiratory symptoms, respiratory infections, shortness of breath, and worsening of asthma. In people who have a weak immune system, some molds may cause infections.

Black molds and your health

The extent of black mold symptoms depends upon the number of spores inhaled and the duration of exposure. Black mold easily causes mold allergy symptoms, and symptoms likely persist until you get rid of the the black mold.

Don't ignore black mold

Sometimes people don’t realize the health problems they’re having are actually black mold symptoms. Black mold is not something to ignore because it only gets worse the longer you ignore it.

Confirm black mold poisoning

If you’re looking for a way to confirm that you have black mold poisoning, some laboratories offer testing for the presence of mycotoxins in the body. Labs use an immunology test called an Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) to test urine samples for aflatoxins, ochratoxin A and trichothecenes.