Utah Residential Mold Remediation

The single greatest threat that residential homeowners face is water penetration. One of the primary reasons is that when water gets into a structure it can spur dangerous mold growths. Mold can reproduce and spread quickly inside walls where property owners cannot see them. This makes house mold detection very difficult for non-professionals. But if you have suffered flooding, roof leaks or just don’t have inadequate steam ventilation in the bathroom, it’s important to have a professional inspection conducted to ensure you and your loved ones aren’t exposed to these allergy-causing health hazards. At Utah Flood Cleanup, our trained and professional mold remediation specialists have the equipment and experience to identify mold and get it out of your home.

Common Places Mold is Found, Warning Signs, and How to Detect it

Mold often stays hidden behind your walls and under the floorboards. It has the ability to take root after water penetration and spread when a material remains moist for only two days. It’s important to remain cognizant about these items.

  • If you discover dark, wet areas on your floor, ceiling or walls, these are definite signs of a mold
  • While many growths remain hidden, you can detect mold by its unpleasant smell.They can generate musty smells and mildew odors.
  • Mold can flourish in high humidity areas such as bathrooms. Anytime you see condensation buildup, that should trigger an inspection.
  • If the people living in your home are experiencing respiratory irritation or allergy-like symptoms such as coughing, sneezing or wheezing, you may have mold growing.

Many times, it takes a trained specialist to identify and safely remove dangerous molds. Keep in mind that house mold removal poses a health risk and should be left to professionals. It’s important not to wait until the house mold dangers are visible or obvious. Periodic inspections may prove worthwhile.

Negative Effects of Mold

Property Damage: Molds feed on the very sources they grow on and ultimately damage or destroy foundations, drywall, beams and roofs. They can also infect HVAC systems.

Health Dangers: Mold poses a health danger to human beings. Infants, children, the elderly, people with asthma, allergies, and severe illnesses are especially at risk. They are likely to cause a range of allergic reactions, headaches, trouble breathing, skin rashes, irritation and heighten asthma issues.

Residential Mold Restoration / Removal / Remediation

Our trained professionals at Utah Flood Cleanup have the experience to identify and eradicate the dangerous molds that may be hidden beneath the surface of Utah homes. Experts at the CDC and EPA agree that mold exposure is an inherent human health problem. Black molds are classified as highly toxic and have been discovered in numerous homes across the country. The seriousness of the mold issue has prompted Utah Flood Cleanup to adopt and follow rigorous EPA and CDC remediation standards.

Moisture Inspection: Our mold specialists use precision equipment to gauge humidity, temperature and GPP readings to generate a detailed moisture map that helps identify the affected areas. We, not only clean up the issue, we locate the source of the problem.

Mitigation: We understand how deeply a mold infestation can affect you and your loved ones. Our team will take the proper mold abatement steps to limit the spread to furniture and personal items. We do our best to protect these items in your home. Naturally, our number one priority is your health and safety and we won’t leave you in a compromised situation. That’s why we extract appropriate water samples and use EAP-approved mold deterrents. Our team will also keep you fully informed throughout the process.

Utah Residential Mold Remediation Professionals at Utah Flood Cleanup

If your home has been compromised by moisture, water penetration, sewage backup or you are concerned mold may be spreading inside your home, contact Utah Flood Cleanup immediately. We have been offering our many services to the good people of Utah since 1992 and are ready to help you 24/7. We offer free phone consultations and free onsite inspections for water incidents covered by insurance. Our work comes with a 2-Year Guarantee and financing options are available to homeowners. Contact our residential and commercial mold removal professionals today at (801) 416-2666

 

FAQ's

How do I know if I have mold in my home?

Mold in your home can be detected through several signs. These can include visible mold growth, which can present itself in various colors, from black and green to white and orange. Other signs include a distinct musty odor, discoloration or staining on walls and ceilings, and worsening of allergies or respiratory symptoms. To confirm a mold issue in any building, a professional inspection from a company like Utah Flood Cleanup can provide a detailed mold assessment.

What are the health risks associated with residential mold?

Exposure to mold in a residential setting can lead to various health issues. According to the CDC, some people are sensitive to molds and may experience symptoms like stuffy nose, wheezing, red or itchy eyes, or skin rash. People with allergies or asthma may experience more intense reactions. Prolonged exposure to high levels of indoor mold can also impact the respiratory health of otherwise healthy individuals.

How does mold remediation work in a residential setting?

Mold remediation in a residential setting involves a multi-step process to ensure the complete removal of mold from the property and prevention of future infestations. The process begins with a professional inspection to assess the extent of mold infestation. The next steps involve isolating the affected area, removing moldy materials, and cleaning and sanitizing the area with professional-grade detergents. The cleanup process also includes addressing the source of moisture that led to the mold problem, such as repairing plumbing leaks.

What are the steps involved in the mold remediation process for a home?

Mold remediation in a home involves several key steps. First, a professional inspection is conducted to identify and assess the mold infestation. Then, the affected area is contained to prevent the spread of mold spores during the remediation process. Next, moldy materials are removed and discarded, and the remaining area is thoroughly cleaned and sanitized. Finally, the water or moisture source causing the mold growth is identified and corrected to prevent future mold problems.

How long does residential mold remediation typically take?

The duration of the residential mold remediation process can vary depending on several factors, including the extent of the mold infestation, the size of the property, and the amount of repair work needed. However, typical mold remediation projects can take anywhere from a few days to a couple of weeks.

How can I prevent mold from coming back after remediation?

After mold remediation, preventing recurrence involves controlling the moisture levels in your home. This can include repairing any leaks in your plumbing or roof, improving ventilation in bathrooms and kitchens, using dehumidifiers in damp areas, and regularly inspecting your home for signs of mold. Regular maintenance and quick response to any water damage can also keep mold from returning.

Is it safe to stay in my home during the mold remediation process?

In most cases, it's safe to stay in your home during the mold remediation process, especially if it's confined to a small area. However, for larger infestations or if individuals in the household have severe allergies or respiratory conditions, it may be recommended to temporarily stay elsewhere. Professionals, like Utah Flood Cleanup, ensure safety measures are in place to prevent the spread of mold spores to other areas of the home during the remediation process.

What equipment and products are used during residential mold remediation?

Professional mold remediation involves the use of several pieces of equipment and products. These may include air scrubbers to filter the air, HEPA vacuums for cleaning, commercial-grade dehumidifiers to control moisture, and EPA-registered antimicrobial detergents for sanitization. Personal protective equipment is also used by professionals during the process for safety.

Are there any DIY methods for mold remediation, or should I hire a professional?

Small areas of mold can often be treated with DIY methods using household cleaners and proper safety gear. However, larger infestations, or mold caused by sewage or other contaminated water, should be addressed by a professional to ensure complete removal and safety. Incorrect treatment of mold can lead to recurrent infestations and potential health risks.

How much does residential mold remediation cost on average?

The cost for residential mold remediation can vary widely, depending on factors like the extent of the mold growth, size of the area, and if any structural repairs are needed. On average, professional mold remediation can range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand. At Utah Flood Cleanup, we provide a detailed estimate after conducting a thorough inspection of the property.

Facts About Residential Mold Remediation

 
  • Residential mold remediation refers to the process of removing and treating mold growth in homes and other residential properties.
  • Mold remediation is necessary to prevent health issues and structural damage caused by mold.
  • Mold can grow in areas with excess moisture, such as bathrooms, basements, and areas affected by water damage.
  • The first step in residential mold remediation is identifying the source of moisture and fixing it to prevent further mold growth.
  • Professional mold remediation companies use specialized equipment and techniques to safely remove mold and prevent its spread.
  • The remediation process may involve containment of the affected area, removal of mold-infested materials, thorough cleaning, and application of mold inhibitors.
  • It is important to hire a certified and experienced mold remediation company to ensure proper and effective treatment.
  • Regular inspection and maintenance of residential properties can help prevent mold growth and the need for extensive remediation.
  • It is crucial to address mold issues promptly to protect the health and well-being of residents and maintain the value of the property.

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I had the chance to meet and work with Chris today. He was exceptional. He stopped to take the time to talk through all my concerns. And even gave me the pep talk I needed that everything was going to be okay, even with my insurance not being quick to communicate. Couldn't be happier with the quality of Utah Flood Company's team. They are all top notch!
Cindy Yearley
Cindy Yearley
22:13 18 Jul 24
Memo, Isaac, and Manny are amazing. They came out assessed the damage and started the tear out immediately. They are great at communicating what's steps are needed and how we need to proceed on our end.
Barbara Hake
Barbara Hake
04:38 28 Jun 24
Manni and Memo came out to our home for a flood we had in the basement. They were incredible gentleman who helped us with everything and walked us through DIY steps for us to do in order to save money. I will absolutely recommend this company to anyone!
Lee Lasrich
Lee Lasrich
22:48 30 Apr 24
I was corrected and they are still in business. Talked to Daryl and he’s a great guy. Would definitely send work his way if I ever need it.
Robert Mixon
Robert Mixon
22:36 07 Mar 23
We had a leak in our roof while we were out of town. Daryl was so helpful and responded quickly so we were able to get our wood floor dried out to avoid damage to the floor. He was very professional and knew exactly what needed to be done.
Gary Hatch
Gary Hatch
22:52 07 Jun 22
I contact Daryl about wanting to have a mold inspection done in my crawl space. He was incredibly nice and immediately booked at time with me. When he arrived at the house, he carefully did his work, showed me the results of the tests. Thankfully there was no mold. But, even better, he took the time to show me and explain a few areas of concern for the future. Really incredible service. I wish everyone was so professional. I couldn't recommend someone more highly. 5 star!
rhayesparton
rhayesparton
23:22 13 May 22
Daryl with Utah Flood Clean Up, came to inspect a previous roof leak that had left some moisture in our walls. He was very honest about his findings and detailed with the information for removing it! I am a General Contractor and I won’t use anyone else!
Garry Naccarato
Garry Naccarato
14:11 23 Apr 22
My experience with this company is that they are honest and great to work with. Very refreshing to have someone you can trust.
Trevor Heaton
Trevor Heaton
19:44 06 May 20
Called for some detailed information about mold/removal. Daryl was busy, but called back just a few minutes later and spent time answering ALL my questions. He was very knowledgable and patient. Thank you Daryl.
Diane G
Diane G
18:00 17 Apr 20
Sadly, I've had to use Utah Flood Cleanup 4 times in the last year! I really appreciate how quickly they responded to each casualty. They were there right away! Daryl, the owner, gave me a price that was half of the other quote I got, and his men are professionals... not kids who don't have a clue. Plus, he included more "fixes" in his quote for less money. He is very knowledgeable and I felt very confident in his recommendations. He also worked directly with our insurance adjuster so that I didn't have to! I highly recommend this company.
Ashton Carrington
Ashton Carrington
16:09 16 Apr 20
I called Utah Flood Cleanup when I had a leak in the kitchen that drained down into the basement. Daryl came out shortly after speaking to me on the phone! He was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. He quickly and thoroughly assessed the situation, explaining everything he did as he went along. I was very impressed with how thorough he was in his examination of the damage. He let me know up front what I was looking at and I felt he was very honest and reasonable. I've had other companies out who seem to know very little and just want to start ripping everything out at once! Daryl explained and showed me why he recommended what he did and I felt very comfortable and confident in his recommendations. I highly recommend this company!! You won't be sorry.
Jo Carrington
Jo Carrington
03:09 08 Jun 19
Call these guys for the best knowledge and serve for water damage or mold.
Daryl Olsen
Daryl Olsen
18:58 26 Jan 19
We wanted our house checked for mold due to a moderately high mold count in the air sample. They were very thorough and found only one small spot in the bathroom that needed attention. They advised on our options for dealing with it and did not propose expensive and unnecessary repairs.
Heather Steed
Heather Steed
02:09 16 Aug 18
We absolutely love Utah Flood Cleanup, they come in and take all the problems over. The headache of insurance companies, they pack your items up, the clean up and restoration, and they even move all the items back in. All of there staff are professional and very knowledgeable, they layout a reasonable budget and fight against the insurance to get your house to the best finished state. All of there sub contractors are fast and experts in their fields, this company only uses professional tradesman. We really appreciate all that the Utah Flood Cleanup guys have done for us.
Kit Cc
Kit Cc
03:27 15 Aug 16
Josh and Sam came to inspect the mold we found. They were on time, considerate and knowledgeable about our situation. They presented our options and recommendations to treat the issue. I will recommend Utah Disaster to my friends and family.
Connie Pinnell
Connie Pinnell
18:16 08 Jun 16
Jaxon came and assessed water damage in our basement. They were very helpful and went out of their way to make the experience as painless as possible. Very responsive when questions came up and they were never pushy, which I appreciate.
Aimee Hollingsworth
Aimee Hollingsworth
19:48 01 Jun 16
Jaxon was great, he answered his phone at 6:30 am and was out in an hour and got my basement cleaned up
neil norton
neil norton
14:55 31 May 16
Within the last year we had a major flood in the basement, and just today had another water issue that flooded a smaller portion of the basement. I called The Flood Company immediately and they were on-site within an hour or so. I'm extremely pleased with The Flood Co. The professionalism and expertise demonstrate by Jackson and Sam put my mind at ease, knowing we would be taken care of well. I would recommend The Flood Company to anyone in need of these services. They get a five star rating from us!
William Hansen
William Hansen
03:03 26 May 16
My main water line broke and our crawl space was flooding. I called my insurance company and they recommended these guys. Sam and Jesus showed up and got things taken care of. They stopped the water line and put fans to dry the area. The insurance process was super smooth I'm glad I called them!
Karla Maquin
Karla Maquin
04:11 06 May 16
Utah Flood Cleanup is amazing! Josh and Jesus stopped by after their shift and were kind enough to give us a free inspection of our flood problem. Our little 4 year old thought he'd make a sauna in the bathroom. He flipped the shower on and walked away. We never heard the water running and came upstairs to put my daughter to bed. Sure enough, the shower was pointed into the bathroom and flooded the whole thing. Josh and Jesus came out got the whole place inspected, pulled out themal meters and moisture meters and confirmed there was water damage (and old mold growth from previous spills). They grabbed their tools and began demolishing the floor themselves, right then and there so we could get fans on it to prevent future mold growth. I hope I never have another flood but if I do, I'm definitely calling them again! They're the best!!~~~
Jessica Means
Jessica Means
01:49 22 Apr 16
These guys are great to work with and really go above and beyond to serve their customers.
Zack Adams
Zack Adams
17:36 16 Dec 15
I called in the morning and they came that afternoon. Chris and Jesus came. They were professional, polite, knowledgeable and they quickly got the place all cleaned up and prepped for the repair. Then they recommended some handymen to do the repair. I hired Hank and he was great too. Did the whole job in one day.
Alan Green
Alan Green
20:37 16 Oct 15
You showed up to our house based upon little information. When you got here you went right to work looking to see what was going on. With being a family of 7, it can be a scramble being out of a bathroom and no shower. You were excellent and so kind on letting us know what our options are and what you can do to resolve the problem in our basement bathroom. With being in our new home, not even making a second mortgage payment yet, it is hard to discover there is mold and a water leak through out the basement bathroom and laundry room. I really appreciate the time you took out of your day to come to our house. My brother in law referred us to you, and it was the best referral, so thank you very much.
Ashley Metz
Ashley Metz
22:39 30 Sep 15

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Customer Testimonials

I had the chance to meet and work with Chris today. He was exceptional. He stopped to take the time to talk through all my concerns. And even gave me the pep talk I needed that everything was going to be okay, even with my insurance not being quick to communicate. Couldn't be happier with the quality of Utah Flood Company's team. They are all top notch!
Cindy Yearley
Cindy Yearley
22:13 18 Jul 24
Memo, Isaac, and Manny are amazing. They came out assessed the damage and started the tear out immediately. They are great at communicating what's steps are needed and how we need to proceed on our end.
Barbara Hake
Barbara Hake
04:38 28 Jun 24
Manni and Memo came out to our home for a flood we had in the basement. They were incredible gentleman who helped us with everything and walked us through DIY steps for us to do in order to save money. I will absolutely recommend this company to anyone!
Lee Lasrich
Lee Lasrich
22:48 30 Apr 24
I was corrected and they are still in business. Talked to Daryl and he’s a great guy. Would definitely send work his way if I ever need it.
Robert Mixon
Robert Mixon
22:36 07 Mar 23
We had a leak in our roof while we were out of town. Daryl was so helpful and responded quickly so we were able to get our wood floor dried out to avoid damage to the floor. He was very professional and knew exactly what needed to be done.
Gary Hatch
Gary Hatch
22:52 07 Jun 22
I contact Daryl about wanting to have a mold inspection done in my crawl space. He was incredibly nice and immediately booked at time with me. When he arrived at the house, he carefully did his work, showed me the results of the tests. Thankfully there was no mold. But, even better, he took the time to show me and explain a few areas of concern for the future. Really incredible service. I wish everyone was so professional. I couldn't recommend someone more highly. 5 star!
rhayesparton
rhayesparton
23:22 13 May 22
Daryl with Utah Flood Clean Up, came to inspect a previous roof leak that had left some moisture in our walls. He was very honest about his findings and detailed with the information for removing it! I am a General Contractor and I won’t use anyone else!
Garry Naccarato
Garry Naccarato
14:11 23 Apr 22
My experience with this company is that they are honest and great to work with. Very refreshing to have someone you can trust.
Trevor Heaton
Trevor Heaton
19:44 06 May 20
Called for some detailed information about mold/removal. Daryl was busy, but called back just a few minutes later and spent time answering ALL my questions. He was very knowledgable and patient. Thank you Daryl.
Diane G
Diane G
18:00 17 Apr 20
Sadly, I've had to use Utah Flood Cleanup 4 times in the last year! I really appreciate how quickly they responded to each casualty. They were there right away! Daryl, the owner, gave me a price that was half of the other quote I got, and his men are professionals... not kids who don't have a clue. Plus, he included more "fixes" in his quote for less money. He is very knowledgeable and I felt very confident in his recommendations. He also worked directly with our insurance adjuster so that I didn't have to! I highly recommend this company.
Ashton Carrington
Ashton Carrington
16:09 16 Apr 20
I called Utah Flood Cleanup when I had a leak in the kitchen that drained down into the basement. Daryl came out shortly after speaking to me on the phone! He was friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. He quickly and thoroughly assessed the situation, explaining everything he did as he went along. I was very impressed with how thorough he was in his examination of the damage. He let me know up front what I was looking at and I felt he was very honest and reasonable. I've had other companies out who seem to know very little and just want to start ripping everything out at once! Daryl explained and showed me why he recommended what he did and I felt very comfortable and confident in his recommendations. I highly recommend this company!! You won't be sorry.
Jo Carrington
Jo Carrington
03:09 08 Jun 19
Call these guys for the best knowledge and serve for water damage or mold.
Daryl Olsen
Daryl Olsen
18:58 26 Jan 19
We wanted our house checked for mold due to a moderately high mold count in the air sample. They were very thorough and found only one small spot in the bathroom that needed attention. They advised on our options for dealing with it and did not propose expensive and unnecessary repairs.
Heather Steed
Heather Steed
02:09 16 Aug 18
We absolutely love Utah Flood Cleanup, they come in and take all the problems over. The headache of insurance companies, they pack your items up, the clean up and restoration, and they even move all the items back in. All of there staff are professional and very knowledgeable, they layout a reasonable budget and fight against the insurance to get your house to the best finished state. All of there sub contractors are fast and experts in their fields, this company only uses professional tradesman. We really appreciate all that the Utah Flood Cleanup guys have done for us.
Kit Cc
Kit Cc
03:27 15 Aug 16
Josh and Sam came to inspect the mold we found. They were on time, considerate and knowledgeable about our situation. They presented our options and recommendations to treat the issue. I will recommend Utah Disaster to my friends and family.
Connie Pinnell
Connie Pinnell
18:16 08 Jun 16
Jaxon came and assessed water damage in our basement. They were very helpful and went out of their way to make the experience as painless as possible. Very responsive when questions came up and they were never pushy, which I appreciate.
Aimee Hollingsworth
Aimee Hollingsworth
19:48 01 Jun 16
Jaxon was great, he answered his phone at 6:30 am and was out in an hour and got my basement cleaned up
neil norton
neil norton
14:55 31 May 16
Within the last year we had a major flood in the basement, and just today had another water issue that flooded a smaller portion of the basement. I called The Flood Company immediately and they were on-site within an hour or so. I'm extremely pleased with The Flood Co. The professionalism and expertise demonstrate by Jackson and Sam put my mind at ease, knowing we would be taken care of well. I would recommend The Flood Company to anyone in need of these services. They get a five star rating from us!
William Hansen
William Hansen
03:03 26 May 16
My main water line broke and our crawl space was flooding. I called my insurance company and they recommended these guys. Sam and Jesus showed up and got things taken care of. They stopped the water line and put fans to dry the area. The insurance process was super smooth I'm glad I called them!
Karla Maquin
Karla Maquin
04:11 06 May 16
Utah Flood Cleanup is amazing! Josh and Jesus stopped by after their shift and were kind enough to give us a free inspection of our flood problem. Our little 4 year old thought he'd make a sauna in the bathroom. He flipped the shower on and walked away. We never heard the water running and came upstairs to put my daughter to bed. Sure enough, the shower was pointed into the bathroom and flooded the whole thing. Josh and Jesus came out got the whole place inspected, pulled out themal meters and moisture meters and confirmed there was water damage (and old mold growth from previous spills). They grabbed their tools and began demolishing the floor themselves, right then and there so we could get fans on it to prevent future mold growth. I hope I never have another flood but if I do, I'm definitely calling them again! They're the best!!~~~
Jessica Means
Jessica Means
01:49 22 Apr 16
These guys are great to work with and really go above and beyond to serve their customers.
Zack Adams
Zack Adams
17:36 16 Dec 15
I called in the morning and they came that afternoon. Chris and Jesus came. They were professional, polite, knowledgeable and they quickly got the place all cleaned up and prepped for the repair. Then they recommended some handymen to do the repair. I hired Hank and he was great too. Did the whole job in one day.
Alan Green
Alan Green
20:37 16 Oct 15
You showed up to our house based upon little information. When you got here you went right to work looking to see what was going on. With being a family of 7, it can be a scramble being out of a bathroom and no shower. You were excellent and so kind on letting us know what our options are and what you can do to resolve the problem in our basement bathroom. With being in our new home, not even making a second mortgage payment yet, it is hard to discover there is mold and a water leak through out the basement bathroom and laundry room. I really appreciate the time you took out of your day to come to our house. My brother in law referred us to you, and it was the best referral, so thank you very much.
Ashley Metz
Ashley Metz
22:39 30 Sep 15

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