Can You Live in a House During Mold Remediation?

Can you live in a house during mold remediation? Learn about safe mold remediation practices and how we keep your family safe during the process.

Spotting mold in your home can be frightening, but our local technicians are here to help. We understand you might have a few questions, and we’re here to answer them and stand with you every step of the way.

Read on to learn the answers to common questions, like whether it’s safe to stay in your home during a mold remediation, what mold remediation is, and how mold impacts the safety of your health and home.

If you’ve discovered mold at your home or business, don’t wait. Choose Rainbow. Call (855) 724-6269 for 24/7 emergency service.

Living in Your House During Mold Remediation

“Can you live in a house during mold remediation?” is one of the most common questions we receive. Unfortunately, there is no “one-size-fits-all” answer to this question. Whether we recommend homeowners vacate their home for the duration of a mold remediation project depends on the scope and location of the mold damage.

The safest option is for homeowners to leave their home for the duration of any mold removal or remediation project. At Rainbow International, our priority is safe mold remediation. If the damage is located in main living rooms or hallways, we will recommend finding alternative lodging. Additionally, if members of your family are very young, very old, or have compromised immune systems, it’s best to temporarily move out just for the duration of remediation.

What Is Safe Mold Remediation?

Mold removal protects the health of your family and home. It also preserves the structural integrity of your property. Safe mold removal begins with an inspection to determine the cause of the mold and the scope of the damage.

After the inspection is completed, your local Rainbow International technician will work with you to decide on the best approach for your space. Steps may include containment, air filtration (via negative air), cleaning & sanitization, and tear-out & repair.

Why Is Mold in My Home So Dangerous?

Over time, mold slowly and quietly impacts the health and safety of your home and family. There are many impacts of mold in your home that can start taking place in as little as a few days.  Working to eliminate mold as soon as it is found is the best way to guarantee safe indoor air quality and a clean home.

How Can I Prevent Mold in My Home?

Preventing mold in your home is a daily process. By making sure your indoor humidity level is in a safe range, drying wet areas immediately, and improving the ventilation and airflow in your home, you can help to greatly reduce the likelihood of a finding a mold problem down the road. Fixing reoccurring toilet, shower or sink leaks, and having annual preventative maintenance performed on your plumbing system is another proactive way to prevent mold.

Choose Rainbow International for Your Mold Remediation Needs

If you’re looking for safe, professional mold remediation or water damage services, the experienced, IICRC-certified professionals at Rainbow International are standing by 24/7 to help you. Contact our team at (855) 724-6269 or schedule and appointment online to get connected to your local Rainbow International.

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