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Question DetailsAsked on 4/10/2013

I have water damage and mold in a small area - what kind of contractor should I call?

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I would recommend talking to a smoke & water damage clean up provider or a mold & mildew remediation specialist, or a company that offers both services. However, when dealing with mold remediation, a recent Angie's List Magazine cover story warns consumesr to be cautius and hire seperate compaines for mold testing and cleanup.

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Answered 6 years ago by JP

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Depends on the source of the water first. If you have a foundation leak you need to get that fixed or the problem will just come back. Ditto for a plumbing leak, or for interior condensation problem on a cold exterior wall of a humid room.

Once you get the leak source cut off, then mold remediation can be done. A small area can be handled by appriopriate contractor - general or carpentry if wood finish, plasterer if plaster or drywall.

A larger area will require a mold remediation specialist - either a specialty mold contractor, or a water/fire damage contractor as JP's comment mentions.

Answered 6 years ago by LCD




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