Mold Remediation

Gallagher Restoration is a full-service mold remediation company servicing Southern California. We provide emergency services 24/7 and have the expertise to handle any size job.

Emergency Services in Three Easy Steps

Our seasoned professionals are committed to swiftly and effectively mitigating the aftermath of water and fire emergencies, utilizing cutting-edge techniques and state-of-the-art equipment.

Contact Us

Immediate Response

Call our 24/7 emergency hotline at 951-541-0034 to get immediate assistance.

Intro & Process

Damage Assessment

Conduct a thorough inspection to evaluate the extent of the damage and identify areas that require urgent attention.

Clean & Restore

Containment & Mitigation

Implement immediate measures to contain the damage and prevent further deterioration, such as water extraction or boarding up damaged areas.

Why Gallagher Restoration

24/7 Emergency Service

A fire can break out at any time, and our Customer Service Center is ready to take your call, day or night. Contact us today for immediate assistance.

Highly Trained Fire Restoration Specialists

Our professionals have the expertise and equipment needed to get the job done to your satisfaction as quickly as possible.

Preferred Vendor Status

Many national and local Insurance companies trust in our 15+ years of experience in cleanup and restoration.

Insurance Claims Processing

Gallagher Restoration will help you navigate the insurance claims process and coordinate the necessary paperwork for a quicker, easier experience.​

#1 In the Cleanup and Restoration Industry

We’re a trusted leader in the restoration industry.

What is Mold Damage?

Mold damage in a home refers to the deterioration and degradation of building materials, furnishings, and other household items due to the growth of mold. Mold is a type of fungus that thrives in moist, warm, and humid environments. It can grow on various surfaces, including wood, drywall, carpets, insulation, and upholstery.

How quickly does mold grow after a flood?

We all know the importance of water damage restoration after a flood. But did you also realize that mold can grow in as little 24-48 hours after your Canyon Lake home has experienced this type of catastrophe? It’s best to have us come out right away so we don’t cause any harm or illness! Our Gallagher Restoration technicians are experts at removing unwanted guests like these pesky molds which could make someone sick if not dealt with quickly enough.

Is mold damage fixable?

Yes, mold damage is generally fixable, but the extent and methods of fixing it can vary widely depending on the severity and location of the mold infestation.

How do you restore Mold damage?

Restoring mold damage involves assessing the extent of contamination, containing the affected area, and using personal protective equipment. The process includes removing and disposing of heavily contaminated porous materials, cleaning non-porous surfaces with mold-killing solutions, and thoroughly drying the area to prevent future growth. After cleaning, replace damaged materials, apply mold-resistant paint, and conduct a final inspection to ensure all mold is removed. Preventive measures like controlling humidity, ensuring proper ventilation, fixing leaks, and regular inspections can help avoid future mold issues. For severe infestations, hiring professional mold remediation services is advisable.

Does mold damage have long term effects?

Yes, mold damage can have long-term effects on both health and property. Here are some of the key long-term impacts:

Health Effects

  1. Respiratory Issues: Prolonged exposure to mold can lead to chronic respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, and other allergic reactions. People with pre-existing respiratory conditions may experience worsened symptoms.

  2. Allergic Reactions: Continuous exposure to mold can cause long-term allergic reactions, including sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rashes.

  3. Immune System Suppression: Some molds produce mycotoxins, which can suppress the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to infections and illnesses.

  4. Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS): A condition associated with long-term exposure to water-damaged buildings, leading to symptoms like fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive issues, and more.

  5. Neurological Issues: There is evidence suggesting that exposure to mycotoxins from mold can lead to neurological issues, including memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and other cognitive impairments.

Property Effects

  1. Structural Damage: Mold can weaken structural materials such as wood, drywall, and insulation. Over time, this can compromise the integrity of the building, leading to costly repairs.

  2. Decreased Property Value: Properties with mold damage can suffer a decrease in market value. Potential buyers may be wary of the health risks and the cost of remediation.

  3. Persistent Odor: Mold can cause a persistent musty smell that is difficult to eliminate even after cleaning and remediation.

  4. Cosmetic Damage: Mold growth can lead to staining and discoloration of walls, ceilings, and other surfaces, which might require extensive cleaning or replacement.

Prevention and Mitigation

  • Regular Inspections: Conduct regular inspections, especially in areas prone to moisture, to catch mold growth early.
  • Moisture Control: Fix leaks, improve ventilation, and use dehumidifiers to control humidity levels.
  • Proper Cleaning: Use appropriate cleaning agents to remove mold and prevent recurrence.
  • Professional Remediation: For extensive mold damage, it’s advisable to hire professional mold remediation services to ensure thorough removal and treatment.
 

Addressing mold problems promptly and effectively can mitigate these long-term effects and ensure a healthier living environment.

We understand the importance of getting your home or business back to normal as soon as possible. We’ll work quickly & efficiently to restore your property.