What to Look for in a Mold Removal Company
In the age of the internet and social media, it can be easy to choose among the many companies that offer mold removal services. But any industry or government authority will caution homeowners against randomly choosing a contractor off a list from the World Wide Web without doing a background check on the company.
Doing so could aggravate the already stressful problem that is mold presence, because dealing with the wrong company means wasted time, money, and effort. Super Dry San Diego Flood Restoration – Insurance Claim Assistance
The Better Business Bureau came up with a guide on the top mold removal companies in San Diego, and how to decide on which one.
“Look for the BBB Accredited Business Seal. BBB Accredited businesses meet BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to build trust, advertise honestly, tell the truth, be transparent, honor their promises, be responsive to their customers, safeguard privacy and embody integrity. Track Record. Before you hire check out the contractor at bbb.org. Read what previous customers have to say, and see how the businesses respond to complaints. Select a business with a track record worthy of your support. Also search the contractor online adding the word “Complaint”, “Reviews” or “Scam” after their name for different search results. Also, check to see if they are a member of professional organizations such as the Restoration Industry Association.”
Read the rest of their guidelines here.
Guide in Hiring a Mold Restoration Contractor
House Logic also came up with its version of guide on how to hire one of the top mold removal contractors. In its article, they came up with a list of what to look for or what attributes to watch out in a prospective mold removal company. Mold Remediation San Diego
“When you need professional mold remediation, look for an independent consultant with credentials in mold remediation and investigation. Such professionals should: Demonstrate completion of industry-approved coursework in mold investigation given by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene or the American Council for Accredited Certification (formerly the American Indoor Air Quality Council). Provide a written report that includes lab results of air and surface samples.”
Print a copy of their whole guide here.
What to Ask Before Signing
The website Surviving Mold Ill ness meantime came up with a list of questions to ask from the prospective mold removal companies that made it to the homeowner’s shortlist.
“Do you guarantee your work? You must be sure that the company will stand behind their work and guarantee the results of their remediation. The thoroughness of the remediation can be tested by doing post-remediation testing through a certified mold inspector. If this testing does not show adequate resolution of the problem, then further remediation and/or cleaning should be done with subsequent testing to ensure that the environment will be safe for you.”
Read more here.
Hiring a mold removal contractor should be done cautiously to ensure that the home project will be worked on by competent professionals.