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Have you noticed the crawl space under your Fairfax County, VA, home is prone to moisture build-up? Does it smell damp or musty? Valor Mold has the perfect solution for you – crawl space encapsulation. Our process is waterproof and leakproof, ensuring your crawl space stays completely dry.
The problem with a moisture-laden crawl space is that it is a breeding ground for mold and bacteria growth and attracts pests like spiders and snakes. In addition, the wood inside the area can end up rotting due to exposure to all that moisture. The worst part? Half of your home’s air comes from the crawl space!
We’ll ensure every aspect of the problem is taken care of, including groundwater problems. The entire crawl space will be sealed with special plastic, guaranteeing no moisture can infiltrate it. While most of the moisture will be kept out through these steps, we’ll also install a dehumidifier to tackle the little bit that gets by.
That’s right! Mold remediation doesn’t require chemicals. When you ask around for advice before turning to a Northern VA, Southern MD & Washington DC area professional, you’ll hear all kinds of suggestions.
The primary one will be to “kill it with bleach.” Keep whoever it is talking, and you’ll eventually hear even more suggestions, like painting over it, using hydrogen peroxide, scouring it, etc.
The problem is that if the mold has gotten onto a porous surface, which can be your rugs, drywall, insulation, and similar materials, none of these solutions will come close to touching the problem. In this situation, the recommendation is to tear out the affected materials and discard them.
We follow the steps outlined by the Institute Of Inspection Cleaning & Restoration Certification (IICRC) in the S520:
As you can see, there is no magic remedy for mold removal – it’s just hard work and elbow grease.
Chances are you don’t know what it takes to remove mold successfully from your Fairfax County, VA, home. You may not even know what to expect the average cost to be. Unfortunately, there are many unscrupulous characters out there who are more than willing to take advantage of this.
They’ll try to upsell you services you don’t need or tell you there’s a problem when there really isn’t, just to pad their own pockets. Finding an honest mold remediator who does the job right can be challenging.
That’s why we’ve put such an emphasis on always having open-book honesty with all our customers. We only offer you the services you need, none of those chemicals or treatments that are entirely unnecessary. If the results of our inspection tell us you don’t need mold remediation services, we’ll let you know, even though it means we don’t get the job.
Here at Valor Mold, we obsess over mold removal – it’s in our DNA. We spend our time learning as much as we can about advancements in technology and processes to ensure we deliver the highest quality results to all our customers. We’ve even invested substantially to supply our team with the best tools of the trade.
Our owner, David Myrick, goes above and beyond the efforts of most mold remediation company owners – by attending five times as many lectures and conferences on the topic. Every month, we hold a company-wide roundtable to discuss our best practices for mold removal.
We’ve invested $40,000 to have one of the leading mold testing machines in the industry – guaranteeing our customers have their results before we leave. We also ensure our techs are safe by supplying them with air-purifying respirators.
You want your air to be clean in your Fairfax County, VA, home, so when your crawl space is full of moisture, it’s time to act quickly. Rely on Valor Mold for crawl space encapsulation to rid yourself of the moisture problem.
We make it a point to ensure customer satisfaction on every job we complete. Your comfort and well-being are top priorities for us.
We service Fairfax County, VA, and the surrounding areas.
We remove mold the right way… and it would be an honor to hear from you.
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